Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Stepping Back

Stepping back slightly from yesterday's photograph, this gives a better idea of where the snicket was - and still is. Again, this was taken in the 1980s, a time of transition for this part of Halifax. Old Lane seems to justify its name, the various mills seem to be in search of a new future.

1 comment:

  1. It's worth noting that in Bill Brandt's photograph taken in the 1930's, the handrails and their fixtures retained the skilled craftsman's eye for function and form, whereas in later years their replacements were clobbered together from galvanised pipe fittings.


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