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Old Cardiff photo’s

Discussion in 'Cardiff City Forum' started by Travis Bickle, Feb 19, 2018.

  1. Mad Al

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    St Fagans hill 1965
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    Clifton street 1955
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    Leckwith 1934
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    The poor, Mary Ann street 1893
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    The demolition of the Carlton, and the construction of the Principality building society in early 1950's
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    This is where we all went in the summer of 1963, Barry island
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    Jenner park Barry after a heavy downpour 1953, no match postponed in those days.
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    Barry 1939
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    Barry funfair 1950
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    1950's Barry soul crew youth waiting outside the Windsor pub for the bus to Millwall
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    Did they knock the white building at the front down?
     
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    I think so, you can see the roof structure behind the white building, it clearly belongs to what is there now.
     
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    The Heath pub, year unknown
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    The velothon wasn’t quite as popular in those days
     
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    Western Avenue looking east towards Llandaff tech
     
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    1930’s baseball match Roath Park rec
     
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    Staff of the Central Skating Rink at The Hayes, Cardiff pictured around 1910. The rink would later become the Central Cinema.

    Two interesting warning signs on the walls state "We Assume No Liability For Accidents To Skaters" and "Gentleman Will Please Skate With Hats Removed"
     
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    Poor old Santa, due to miners strike 1972/73 Co-op in St Mary’s st

    When people were on a 3 day week, never affected me as I work in East Moors steelworks it was a continuos process plant, they were exempt, not only that we generated a lot of our own power.
     
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    That's what I thought. I am sure that the junction is much wider now than it would have been originally.
     
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