Cowgate – 1962

A view of Cowgate taken from Cathedral Square area. The side of the market can be seen on the right hand side. As always, click the image to view a larger version. Thank you to Chris Allen for supplying this photograph.

January 13, 2014 · Nik_W · No Comments
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The Flying Scotsman, Walton Crossing – 1962 (Updated)

Pictured here is the Walton crossing as it used to be back in 1962. The loco was thought to be the Flying Scotsman but we have received a couple of messages saying it is not. It could in fact be either a Great Western “King” class or a double chimneyed GWR “Castle” class (thank you […]

September 11, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Cathedral Square, 1962

Thanks to a local guy, Chris Allen, we have been able to get our hands on some cracking old photographs of Peterborough. First up are three shots of Cathedral Square during 1962.  Don’t forget to click the image to enlarge.        

September 7, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Dogsthorpe Crossing – 1962

Here’s a rare view of the M & GN railway at Dogsthorpe Crossing, 1962. The houses that can be seen are still there today and are part of Welland Road/Furze Ride. There is now a pathway to the left of the track that leads to Paston and Bluebell. Harebell Close is now situated to the […]

February 24, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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