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“Snow Hill Station 1962 - Courtesy of Geoff Dowling”

Lewis's escalator, a childhood obsession!

Lewis's escalator, a childhood obsession!

Birmingham Corporation Tramways & Omnibus Department - Out… | Flickr

Birmingham Corporation Tramways & Omnibus Department - Outer Circle No. 11 bus guide, c1925

No date on this but the Department's title and the style suggests mid-twenties and its a real little period piece - and it must have been soon after the introduction of the Outer Circle "Omnibus Service" No. 11. As it says 'see Birmingham's charming suburbs by 'bus - 25 miles for fifteen pence'. the cover has a representation of the buses the Department acquired that included AECs. Birmingham, before WW2, built quite a fleet up of Lonodn build AECs and indeed in the 1920s acquired some…

Rackham's Department Store - Corporation Street.birmingham.england

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Firefighters attending the scene of destroyed buildings at the Bull Ring in the High Street, Central Birmingham, following the air raid in 1941.

Brutal blitz on Birmingham

An important industrial and manufacturing wartime hub and therefore strategic target, the Luftwaffe’s sights began to target Birmingham on August 9, 1940, and did not stop until April 23, 1943.

Birmingham City Transport Leyland TB5 Trolley bus - Art Postcard by Transport Artist G.S.Cooper

Birmingham City Transport Leyland TB5 Trolley bus - Art Postcard by Transport Artist G.S.Cooper

Vale Onslow, Birmingham. Soho road, Hansworth

60s Motorcycle dealers

60s Motorcycle dealers

Official Rat Catcher to the City of Birmingham, 1927, Arthur Charles Shorthouse; his job is symbolised by the dead rat and the tools of his trade: a ferret and terrier.

Official Rat Catcher to the City of Birmingham | Art UK

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Tram, Bristol Road, Birmingham, Old Postcard

Postcards of the Past - Vintage Postcards of Birmingham (3)

A third page of old postcards of Birmingham

Popes Pen Corner at the corner of Lower Temple Street and New Street Birmingham England.

Popes Pen Corner at the corner of Lower Temple Street and New Street Birmingham England.

New Street Station, Birmingham

Postcards of the Past - Vintage Postcards of Birmingham (3)

A third page of old postcards of Birmingham