Thursday, March 21, 2019

Postcards From Home : Halifax From Beacon Hill


Much of my early life seems to be in this old picture postcard. My father worked at the factory on the left; for a time I worked in the mill on the right. My school is on the horizon, my youth in the soot-coated streets around the market.

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  1. What a lot of railway wagons.

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  2. Fantastic image, with industry just plodding along and smokestacks bursting away! Do you have any idea when this was taken?

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  3. Sepia tone at its best, I believe I can taste the soot and smell the smoke.

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  4. In addition to the smoke there was the smell of the bone yard, located just below from where this picture was taken.

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  5. When we lived there in the late '80s there was a chocolate smell around the station......(unless I've mixed it up with Banbury in the late '90s but I think that was coffee).

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