Discussion in 'Cardiff City Forum' started by Travis Bickle, 19 Feb 2018.
Llanishen railway station 1920
Helmont house, the old Gas board offices 1984...Churchill way just to the right
My mate worked on that, one day he jumped off a low wall straight on to a reinforced steel rod sticking out of the ground, went right through his foot, Had £1000 compensation from McAlpines which we merrily pissed up the wall over the next couple of weeks.
Actor Anthony Perkins outside Cardiff Magistrates court in June 1989, convicted of having Cannabis
The old Sea lock early 1900’s
the bastard. hope they threw the key away
The Borough through the years
Cardiff Bay a few years ago
The old Globe hotel, now Bar Elevens
The old Angel Hotel 1870 and more recently
Only a few changes since that pic
Thatched cottage, Caerphilly Road, Birchgrove 1936
Victoria Park 1970’s
This posed photograph shows nearly 70 Penarth Dock workers, directly in front of the Mission for Seamen.
Work on Penarth Dock began in 1859 and it officially opened in 1865.
Within 5 years of its opening, exports exceeded a million tons per annum and a peak was reached in 1885 with two and threequarter million tons, chiefly coal.
The Fair Oak, Roath, Cardiff, 1890
Anyone over the age of about 40 will have had at least one car like that.
I had a Vauxhall that you used to have to pull the choke out when you stopped at junctions to stop it cutting out. Then the choke cable snapped so you had to sort of put your foot half on the brake and half on the accelerator as you were slowing down, which used rev the fuck out of it and make it sound like you were challenging the bloke next to you to a race.
not your best photo trav tbh
They’re not easy to find anymore,
When I was in form six, my mate leant me his car to drive down to countisbury Avenue to do a chip run, on the way back, turning a corner and changing gear, the gear stick came off in my hand.
I used to have a ford cortina which would keep running after I’d taken the key out which was a bit alarming