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Photo of Birmingham, Horse Drawn Bus In New Street 1896 History Of England, Uk History, British History, Victorian Life, Victorian London, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos

Birmingham, Horse Drawn Bus in New Street 1896

Photo of Birmingham, Horse Drawn Bus In New Street 1896

Aerial view showing bomb damage around St Martin's Church in the Bull Ring, Birmingham during the Second World War, April Old Pictures, Old Photos, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham England, The Blitz, Battle Of Britain, West Midlands, British History, Best Cities

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, Horse Drawn Bus, New Street From The Francis Frith Collection, a privately-owned archive of over photographs of Britain from that you can browse online for free anytime. Vintage Photographs, Vintage Images, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Victorian Era Fashion, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham England, Unique Cars, Horse Drawn

On the buses - a nostalgic photo feature from Frith

Birmingham, Horse Drawn Bus, New Street 1890. From The Francis Frith Collection, a privately-owned archive of over 130,000 photographs of Britain from 1860-1970 that you can browse online for free anytime. #francisfrith #photography #nostalgia

Snow Hill Station,with Ex GWR 6841 'Marlas Grange' on a goods turn with a 'Blue Pullman' set standing at platfrom Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham Uk, Old Train Station, Train Stations, Diesel Locomotive, Steam Locomotive, Steam Trains Uk, Disused Stations, Railroad Pictures

Snow Hill Station, Brimingham, Novemeber 1964

Snow Hill Station,with Ex GWR 4-6-0 6841 'Marlas Grange' on a goods turn with a 'Blue Pullman' set standing at platfrom 7.

'Atmosphere' Snow Hill (pjs,0710) | Steam and smoke combine … | Flickr Train Pictures, Pictures To Draw, Steam Trains Uk, Birmingham City Centre, Steam Railway, Birmingham England, Train Times, British Rail, Mountain Bike Trails

'Atmosphere' Snow Hill (pjs,0710)

Steam and smoke combine with contré-jour lighting in this picture taken at Birmingham Snow Hill on March 22nd 1957. The two lads fit the period perfectly with their short back and sides hair cuts and long coats, the coat nearest the camera is a Foster Brothers belted gabardine mac (standard schoolwear) At the base of the signal what appears to be a new 'searchlight' colourlight signal is waiting to be installed Peter made no note of the loco number but according to the Ian Allan Western…

28 fascinating pictures show how Birmingham city centre used to look - Birmingham Live Old Pictures, Old Photos, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham Market, Birmingham Shopping, Nostalgic Images, Walsall, Birmingham England, Hill Station

Bullring's 11th birthday: Amazing images from past of Birmingham shopping centre

We look back at history of Brum mall - including 1988 appearance by American pop star Tiffany and visits by Donny Osmond, Muhammad Ali and Duke of Edinburgh. Were you there?

Council House and Town Hall, Birmingham 1909 Local History, World History, Family History, Birmingham City Centre, Council House, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, Birmingham England, The Old Days

Birmingham 1909. Town hall on the left and council house on the right. Love the fashion and that great carriage.

Castle for sale - caverswall, Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent, England - 41345341 Stoke On Trent, Uk Area, Castles In England, Gate House, Luxury Holidays, Property For Rent, Beautiful Buildings, Historic Homes, Renting A House

Buy a castle and have something to be really Queenie about

Castles aren't just for royalty. Ruth Bloomfield finds fortress homes for sale, moats and all

The trackwork outside the Great Western Railway's Birmingham Snow Hill Station, Dr David Turner ( Old Train Station, Disused Stations, Steam Railway, Railroad Photography, Train Pictures, Great Western, Hill Station, West Midlands, My Favorite Image

Dr David Turner (@TurnipRail)

The latest Tweets from Dr David Turner (@TurnipRail). Lecturer in Railway Studies at the University of York. Researches transport, brewing and supply chain history, 1830-1939. Views my own. London, UK