A Nostalgic Journey in & around the Original Village of ...
Latest upload: Friday, 9th November 2018.
1. PHOTO GALLERY
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Sketch / Etching
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Blackham Hill Hauler
Fine Fare / 'F' Pit
1.1 A tranquil scene looking upstream along the River Wear - undisturbed by a coal train crossing the Victoria Bridge.
1.2 Why have I added a low quality image next to a better quality one? It contains extra Content & Interest, that's why!
1.3 A complimentary ticket to the British Empire Exhibition in London 1924, courtesy of ... which Washington company?
1.4 Blackham Hill Hauler House on The Bowes Railway. Smashing picture, shame to have to degrade it for the Web.
1.5 The Fine Fare warehouse on Parsons Estate, with Washington 'F' Pit in the background. Photo from Adrian Lupton.
2. ARTICLES, SELECTIONS, MAPS ETC.
2.1 Tribute: Northumberland Miners' Association to former Usworth Miner, later Local Politician and MP, Tom Richardson.
2.2 Another short press cutting about the demise of Usworth / Washington Railways. Added to 'Brief Histories' section.
2.3 Can you tell your Gassy Gutter from your Water Effluent Outlet? No? Take a look at the 1st 'Then & Now' Tab.
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