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Background imageYard Collection: Whitby Arguments Yard early 1900s

Whitby Arguments Yard early 1900s

Background imageYard Collection: Balloon event, Charles Green, Stockport

Balloon event, Charles Green, Stockport
Charles Green ballooning poster advertising his 75th ascent, from Stockport, under the patronage of Henry Hodgkinson, the Mayor, with a second ascent from Castle Yard, a band of music in attendance

Background imageYard Collection: HMS Duke of York firing a broadside; Second World War

HMS Duke of York firing a broadside; Second World War
Photograph showing the Royal Navy battleship HMS Duke of York firing her 14-inch guns, whilst heavy seas break over her bows, sometime during the Second World War

Background imageYard Collection: Harland and Wolff Yard

Harland and Wolff Yard
The South Yard of Harland and Wolffs shipyards, Belfast. Date: early 20th century

Background imageYard Collection: A windjammer looming over a London street

A windjammer looming over a London street
Harboured in Dockland - a windjammer looming over a street in by Millwall Dock, London. In the foreground, a woman hangs out washing to dry in a back yard

Background imageYard Collection: Union Workhouse, Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland

Union Workhouse, Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland
Female lunatic inmates sit in an airing yard at the Cootehill Union Workhouse, County Cavan, Ireland

Background imageYard Collection: Rev. George Whitefield, Preaching in the Timber Yard at Lurg

Rev. George Whitefield, Preaching in the Timber Yard at Lurg
Rev. George Whitefield 1714-70, Preaching in the Timber Yard at Lurgan, 12 July 1751. Miller, William d.1779. Date: 1751

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-LFB Dual purpose pump escape at Lambeth HQ

LCC-LFB Dual purpose pump escape at Lambeth HQ
A Dennis F7 pump escape at Lambeth HQ, a classic postwar fire engine newly in service in London. It was powered by a 150 bhp 5.7 litre Rolls-Royce engine and served initially at Lambeth Fire Station

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-LFB Recruit firefighters training at Brigade HQ SE1

LCC-LFB Recruit firefighters training at Brigade HQ SE1
During the 1950s recruit firefighters were trained at the Brigade Headquarters in Lambeth. Here they are undertaking hook ladder drills on the stations nine-storey drill tower

Background imageYard Collection: Bass Brewery workers

Bass Brewery workers
Workers at the Middle Yard of the Bass Brewery, Burton-on-Trent Date: 1908

Background imageYard Collection: Farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A rather run-down farm for sale at Solva, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales. The windows are in a poor state, and one of them is boarded up

Background imageYard Collection: The Lobnitz Shipyard, Renfrew, Scotland, 1912

The Lobnitz Shipyard, Renfrew, Scotland, 1912
Photograph showing the Lobnitz yard at Renfrew on the River Clyde. The Lobnitz company was famous for its rock-cutters and dredgers

Background imageYard Collection: Fingerprint Sheet

Fingerprint Sheet
Fingerprints on a fingerprint record sheet from the New Scotland Yard criminal record office. Metropolitan Police

Background imageYard Collection: Suffragette Lancashire Lass Arrested

Suffragette Lancashire Lass Arrested. A Lancashire lass in clogs and shawl being Escorted Through Palace Yard by two burly policemen

Background imageYard Collection: An Old Farm, Guernsey, Channel Islands

An Old Farm, Guernsey, Channel Islands Date: 1934

Background imageYard Collection: Scene in a stock Yard - Kansas City, Missouri

Scene in a stock Yard - Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Aggregate value of livestock handled annually (at the time this card was published) was $200, 000, 000.00 ! Date: circa 1920s

Background imageYard Collection: Electric Chainsaw

Electric Chainsaw
Two men, possibly the foreman and an assistant, using an electric Damarm Chain Saw to saw up a huge tree trunk. Date: 1930s

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-LFB enclosed pump at Lambeth fire station

LCC-LFB enclosed pump at Lambeth fire station
Pictured at Brigade Headquarters, Lambeth SE1, an example of an 1930 enclosed London pump with carried breathing apparatus

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-LFB Leyland Metz 100 foot turntable ladder

LCC-LFB Leyland Metz 100 foot turntable ladder
Lambeths (D61) turntable ladder at its base station, displayed in the Brigade headquarters drill yard. The hose line, when the TL is used as a water tower

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-LFB AFS Green Goddess pump, Lambeth HQ

LCC-LFB AFS Green Goddess pump, Lambeth HQ
A typical AFS (government design) Green Goddess pump, at drill in the yard of Brigade Headquarters station, Lambeth. Created prior to the outbreak of WW2

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-MFB horse-drawn steamer at Southwark

LCC-MFB horse-drawn steamer at Southwark
A horse-drawn steamer and crew at Southwark fire station, during the latter years of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (it was renamed the London Fire Brigade in 1904)

Background imageYard Collection: Big Ben and Thames Embankment in London

Big Ben and Thames Embankment in London
Big Ben and Thames Embankment with a tram and New Scotland Yard in London c. 1909

Background imageYard Collection: Yeoman Warders of the Tower

Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London on parade outside the keep of the White Tower. Uniform has remained unchanged since the reign of Edward VI

Background imageYard Collection: Stack of Bricks

Stack of Bricks
An old man stacking bricks in an industrial brick yard. Date: early 1930s

Background imageYard Collection: Telephone Switchboard

Telephone Switchboard
New Scotland Yard switchboard

Background imageYard Collection: The Woodhouse, Bessbrook

The Woodhouse, Bessbrook - an elevated view looking down on a large house and conservatory. There is a horse vehicle with people in the yard and a lady to the left

Background imageYard Collection: The Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

The Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA - very interesting little naval steamer shown in the foreground. Date: 1908

Background imageYard Collection: Two young men sorting through a pile of scrap metal

Two young men sorting through a pile of scrap metal
Two young men, one in a top hat, the other in a bowler hat, sorting through a rather unpromising pile of scrap metal in a junk yard

Background imageYard Collection: Bleeding Heart Yard

Bleeding Heart Yard
Many small businesses, including a paper merchant, have their premises here

Background imageYard Collection: Aspland Carousel

Aspland Carousel
Asplands Switchback Motor Cars, built up at Savages Yard, Kings Lynn

Background imageYard Collection: Castle yard, Wartburg, Thuringia, Germany

Castle yard, Wartburg, Thuringia, Germany. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageYard Collection: Peeling Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire

Peeling Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire
A young girl peeling a large tub Potatoes in the rear yard of a Fish & Chip Shop at Morecambe, Lancashire. Date: circa 1901

Background imageYard Collection: Washing Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire

Washing Potatoes - Fish & Chip Shop, Morecambe, Lancashire
The proprietor/owner washes Potatoes in a rotary hand-cranked washer prior to peeling at the rear yard of a Fish & Chip Shop at Morecambe, Lancashire. Date: circa 1901

Background imageYard Collection: USS Constitution, Old Ironsides, US frigate

USS Constitution, Old Ironsides, US frigate
The USS Constitution, nicknamed Old Ironsides, a wooden hulled, three masted heavy frigate of the US Navy, launched in 1797

Background imageYard Collection: Messrs Vickers Iron Foundry - Barrow-in-Furness

Messrs Vickers Iron Foundry - Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageYard Collection: Ufos / Stock / Passaic

Ufos / Stock / Passaic
This is just one of seven photos taken by George J Stock from his own back yard in Passaic, New Jersey Date: 28 July 1952

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-LFB horse drawn 75ft turntable ladder (TL)

LCC-LFB horse drawn 75ft turntable ladder (TL)
Shand Mason (Blackfriars) supplied the London Fire Brigade with this hand operated 75 foot turntable ladder on a four wheel horse drawn carriage

Background imageYard Collection: King Charles Crib

King Charles Crib
Scene in King Charless Crib, Scotland Yard, London

Background imageYard Collection: Inspector Alice B Clayden and her brothers, London

Inspector Alice B Clayden and her brothers, London
Woman police officer, Inspector Alice Bertha Clayden, with her three brothers (together with Sergeant Henry Pegler) in the yard of Crawford Place Police Station, London W1 -- the brothers are

Background imageYard Collection: Wimborne Minster - The Grammar School

Wimborne Minster - The Grammar School - schoolboys playing cricket in the yard Date: circa 1907

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-LFB Fire engines in the HQ drill yard

LCC-LFB Fire engines in the HQ drill yard
Lambeth fire station appliances in the drill yard together with senior officer staff cars, and a lorry delivering stores

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-LFB Breathing apparatus communications set

LCC-LFB Breathing apparatus communications set
A Sub Officer from Lambeths (D61) emergency tender crew demonstrating the Southampton communications equipment that was worn with a full face mask on the Proto (oxygen) breathing apparatus set

Background imageYard Collection: LCC-LFB Recruit firemen training at Brigade HQ, SE1

LCC-LFB Recruit firemen training at Brigade HQ, SE1
During the 1950s recruit firefighters were trained at the Brigade Headquarters, Lambeth. Here the recruit squad are rescuing by carrying down on the 50 foot wheeled escape ladder pitched to the third

Background imageYard Collection: DRYING DISMAL DESMOND

DRYING DISMAL DESMOND
A little girl pegs out her freshly washed Dismal Desmond toy dalmatian dog to dry on the washing line in her back yard! Date: early 1930s

Background imageYard Collection: Pile of old cars in a junk yard

Pile of old cars in a junk yard
A pile of old cars in a junk yard, with an appropriate road sign pointing upwards: One Way Street

Background imageYard Collection: Portrait of Ethel Le Neve

Portrait of Ethel Le Neve
Ethel Le Neve, Dr Crippens mistress. Dr Crippen, an American citizen, lived at 39 Hilldrop Cresent, Camden, London. He was accused of murdering his wife when she disappeared under suspicious

Background imageYard Collection: Ipswich Shunting Yard

Ipswich Shunting Yard
Steam goods trains at the busy shunting yard of Ipswich railway station, Suffolk, England

Background imageYard Collection: View outside a leather factory, Bermondsey, south London

View outside a leather factory, Bermondsey, south London
View outside Neckinger Mills leather factory, Bermondsey, south London. Date: 1842



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