Thursday, August 27, 2020

Old Photo, Old Bank, Old Friends

 


The last shot in this particular sequence of negatives from fifty years ago focuses on people rather than places; but still has a fair amount to tell us about changes to Halifax over the last half century. I think I must have taken this picture from Old Bank, which was the cobbled road that ran from Back Bottom to Beacon Hill Road. I tried walking up there a couple of years ago and it was a matter of trying to find the remains of the road which were almost completely overgrown. If you walk up the old road today you are still rewarded with a fine view of Halifax. Fifty years ago, I was rewarded with a fine view of my future wife and one of our oldest and closest friends.



1 comment:

  1. Gosh, I walked up that track last year. Didn't realise it used to be a proper cobbled road. It's very steep but great views from up there.

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