Leeds tram 180, Town End, National Tramway Museum, Crich, Derbyshire. 2012
Leeds tram 180, at the National Tramway Museum, Crich, Derbyshire. Sunday 08 July 2012. Leeds 180 was one of a hundred Horsfield class trams built by Brush, Loughborough in the 1930's to replace older trams in the fleet. When new it was painted in the dark blue and cream livery. During the war it was painted khaki, reverting to blue again afterwards. In 1952 it was painted in the new red livery. 180 was withdrawn in 1957 for spares. However the following March 189 had to be scrapped after a…
Moor Road/ Dewsbury Road. Leeds 11. 1956
Outside the Junction Pub, a really good fifties shot. Besides the pub building ( it,s now an office) the only other thing left today in this view is the gasholder in the distance
Hello, and welcome to part 37 of the Railwaymedia blog; I thought I would try and squeeze another edition out before the end of January. I am expecting February to mainly be spent, due to my work patterns over the next few weeks, continuing scanning in my older pictures. You never know though: a nice bit of snow, and preferably sun, may tempt me out with my camera. The beginning of January I did do quite a bit of scanning in of slides from my late fathers collection. The majority of these he…
Leeds: Cross Gates Terminus & Regal Cinema. 1956.
Note the green timber news stand to the right of the picture...at one time seen a plenty around the city suburbs.....usually a hive of activity on a Saturday night, when people congregated waiting for the delivery of the Evening Post 'Green Final' sports paper from the city press. Photo.. Jim Soper.