Latest upload: Friday, 24th May 2019.
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Confirmation that It's Gone!
Thanks for the Memories.
Where's this site? What stood here? To find out: CLICK ME. Answers on one of the Tabs.
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1. PHOTO GALLERY
1.1 Any idea when the last Steam Engine hauled Iron Ore to Consett via Washington Station and Biddick Crossing?
1.2 This isn't a brilliant photograph but it's in colour and it shows the Ritz Facade after the original was blown down!
1.3 Inside Usworth Colliery Miners' Welfare Hall on VE Day in 1945 - a Tea Party for very young, local children.
1.4 The original, open to all weathers Bus Station at The Galleries - shows the original steps leading to Woolco etc.
1.5 1976 Sunderland Echo press cutting. Talks about widening of gangways in Woolco but shows The Silver Dollar!
2. ARTICLES, SELECTIONS, MAPS ETC.
2.1 Thanks to Keith Cockerill for sending us a photo of his centenary tankard, given to him by a Coxgreen resident.
2.2 Fabulous Gold Watch presented to the Usworth Colliery Branch Secretary in 1916 by Miners & Union Colleagues.
2.3 Lots of old pictures formed into a 'Collection' to show Churches & Chapels in and around Washington.
3. OTHER STUFF
'What's Where' & 'How To Get There'
( Click one of these great pictures. )
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"Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it."
Lucy Maud Montgomery