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General Brixton history - photos, stories etc

Discussion in 'Brixton' started by editor, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat lumpen proletaricat

    another couple from Chris Stanley on Flickr today



    c. 1950. tram is coming towards the camera - trams had a one-way system here, Morval Road and Dalberg Road towards Herne Hill, Brixton Water Lane towards Effra Road (presume the streets were a bit too narrow for two tracks)

    and



    Dalberg Road, June 1950

    ETA - remains of pub is the 'Rising Sun', 1 Effra Parade. A V1 'flying bomb' fell on Effra Parade 19.7.44 (more here)

    Tram 33 ran from West Norwood via Herne Hill, Brixton, Kennington, Wesminster, Kingsway Subway, Bloomsbury, Islington, to Manor House.
     
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2017
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  2. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat lumpen proletaricat



    The up 'Night Ferry' passes Brixton on 2 August 1975
     
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    editor Taffus Maximus

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