Bradford history

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Ad hoc essays about Bradford history published on this blog:

Archive photographs of Manningham from 1987

The saga of a cross-Bradford rail link

My observations about the Northern Powerhouse Rail decision re Bradford (Nov-21)

The origins of Valley Parade and Midland Road: a story of railway developments

When Thomas the Tank Engine tried to cross Bradford and crashed down an embankment – railway accident in Bradford, 1891

The end of textile manufacture at Salt’s Mill my photos from 1986

My lockdown photographs of Saltaire and Salt’s Mill (2020-21)


Published on VINCIT:

The role of the railways in the development of Bradford sport

The story of the Belle Vue Hotel

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