Friday, April 17, 2020

Between Smoke And Soot

Old Lane and Dean Clough, Halifax c.1970
There was a greyness about Halifax back in those days: fifty or more shades between smoke and soot. But it was honest, hard-worked muck - nowt to be ashamed of.



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  1. Last week I stumbled upon this YouTube video and thought of you, Alan. https://youtu.be/eIrfwChQkxQ It's entitled: January 1902 - Visual tour of a snowy, cold Halifax, England (with added sound VERSION 1). The opening might show this same valley. The film was made from a moving tram and shows the mills and hundreds of people on the streets of Halifax. I've watched it twice.

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