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Steve Douglas
The Blizzard of happened 6 years before I was born but it was talked about my entire life by the people who lived thru it. Storm Images, Big Freeze, Lake George Village, Uk Weather, Winter Hiking, Upstate New York, Winter Storm, Northern Michigan, Natural Disasters

A Summary of Winter 1962-63 - Durham Weather UK

December 1962. Cold (1.8C CET), and generally quite sunny, although smog early in the month (starting on the 4th) probably killed several hundred people in London. This was the last of the great…

Flooding in Durham, July 2009 - Durham Weather UK Durham City, St Johns College, Uk Weather, Most Beautiful Cities, Vintage Pictures, Homeland, Towers, Family History, Seaside

Flooding in Durham, July 2009 - Durham Weather UK

Some of the worst flooding in recent years was experienced in Durham during the very wet July of 2009. The River Wear burst it’s banks in the city and riverside businesses were inundated after more…

October 1960 when the council proposed rebuilding the shops, left, to allow two lines of traffic in Saddler Street. The ground floor would be set back from the streetline, but the upper storeys would overhang to maintain the feel of the narrow street Durham England, North East England, Durham City, St Johns College, Historical Pictures, Photo Archive, Newcastle, Ground Floor, Cathedral

Pictures: Life in 1960s Durham City from The Northern Echo archives

THIS week's selection from The Northern Echo's photo archive delves in to the packet marked "S" and comes up with views of streets and the…

Did Tony Blair once DJ at the Three Tuns in Durham City? Durham England, Durham City, St Johns College, Tony Blair, Uk History, Newcastle, Hotels, Architecture, Heart

The Three Tuns Hotel, Durham

SAX-PLAYING Tom Elder, 94, of Sacriston got in touch following the mention in Memories 299 of the ballroom that used to be in the Three Tuns Hotel,…

  Durham City, St Johns College, North East England, British Rail, Steam Locomotive, Brewery, Cathedral, River, Places


A BR (ex LNER) O1 class steam loco heads a coal train over the viaduct at Durham, some time around 1961.

Bessie Surtees House in Newcastle hosts exhibition of North East then and now images - Chronicle Live St Johns College, Durham, Then And Now, Newcastle, New York Skyline, Cathedral, England, History, Live

Bessie Surtees House in Newcastle hosts exhibition of North East then and now images

Exhibition by photographer Pat Payne shows then and now images of North East at Bessie Surtees House in Newcastle

The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, England 1866 [[MORE]] Some detail: John Hill Morgan (b platinum print. “R Holloway Dealer in Marine Stores” Locals would have called this a “rag and bone shop”. Victorian London, Victorian Street, Vintage London, London 1800, Victorian Ladies, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Victorian Pictures

Lost England – photographs from 1870 to 1930

Philip Davies, an architectural historian, spent seven years trawling through the photographs, compiling the best 1,500 into a 558-page book entitled Lost England.

  Durham City, St Johns College, Portland Stone, Stone Facade, Uk History, North East England, White Building, Newcastle, Looking Up


17 Market Place, Durham DH1 3NE Woolworths opened in Durham in 1928. It was on Market Place, you can see it on the left of the photo, the white building. Source: Worth Point In May 1959 work starte…

  St Johns College, North East England, Durham, Cathedral, Street View, River, City, World, Wwii

Durham Light Infantry Soldiers, Old Elvet, during WW2.

  Ice Hockey Teams, Hockey Players, Hockey Girls, Hockey Mom, Fife Flyers, Start Of Ww2, British National, Ice Show, North East England

Durham's first new Ice Rink, opened in 1940, at the start of WW2, by local entrepreneur “Icy” Smith.

THE rickety ice rink building on Durham’s Riverside was branded an “eyesore” this week by developers who want to bulldoze it to make way for new office accommodation.