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Background imageYards Collection: Building Emp State Buil

Building Emp State Buil
A dizzy perch 350 yards above street level: A New York workman (Carl Russell) engaged on the worlds tallest bulding (at the time), the Empire State Building

Background imageYards Collection: Public Schools Championships at White City

Public Schools Championships at White City
The junior 100 yards final, showing P. Deane (no. 1) of Ardingly winning the race from H. G. Mackenzie (no. 9), of West Bridgford, in 10.6 seconds. Mackenzie later won the 250 yards in 28.5 seconds

Background imageYards Collection: Plan Pentonville Prison

Plan Pentonville Prison
A plan of the floor layout of Pentonville, a model prison built in London in 1843, with corridors of cells radiating out from a central point & exercise yards

Background imageYards Collection: Union Workhouse, Cuckfield, Sussex

Union Workhouse, Cuckfield, Sussex
The Cuckfield Union workhouse, erected in 1843 on Ardingley Road in Cuckfield, Sussex. The architects, Foden and Parker, produced a less severe design than used in earlier workhouses

Background imageYards Collection: Mount Rainier and Gateway to the City of Tacoma, USA

Mount Rainier and Gateway to the City of Tacoma, USA (note the Old City hall - 8193) - sitting above the extensive Northern Pacific Railroad freight depot (yards) and the Thea Foss Waterway

Background imageYards Collection: Chicago Stockyards

Chicago Stockyards
Cattle awaiting slaughter in the Union Stock Yards, Chicago - note the boards for Armour and Swift

Background imageYards Collection: Chitral Combat 1895

Chitral Combat 1895
The Chitral expedition - from a sketch by. Mr. A.D Greenhill Gardyne. Officers and men struggle against the enemy 100 yards from the point of the cliff at Chitral

Background imageYards Collection: Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N7620C

Consolidated P4Y-2 Privateer N7620C (ex 66260), of Hawkins and Powers, crashed near the Lyons Park Gulch trailhead, about 200 yards north of Highway 36

Background imageYards Collection: Siegen, Germany, bomb damage to the railway yards

Siegen, Germany, bomb damage to the railway yards
Vintage World War II photograph - official US military photo: Siegen, Germany, bomb damage to the railway marshalling yards inflicted by Allied bombers

Background imageYards Collection: Theodore, Saskatchewan, Canada - CPR Yards, Grain Elevators

Theodore, Saskatchewan, Canada - CPR Yards, Grain Elevators
Theodore, Saskatchewan, Canada - Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Yards, Grain Elevators. Date: circa 1907

Background imageYards Collection: Man on coal spoil tip Blaenavon, South Wales

Man on coal spoil tip Blaenavon, South Wales
A man walks along the edge of a coal spoil tip above council houses in Blaenavon, South Wales. 1988

Background imageYards Collection: Winnepeg Stock Yards, Canada

Winnepeg Stock Yards, Canada Date: early 1900s

Background imageYards Collection: Winnepeg Stock yards, Canada, early 1900s

Winnepeg Stock yards, Canada, early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageYards Collection: Chicago Stock Yards (East End) - hand coloured

Chicago Stock Yards (East End) - hand coloured when published - early 1900s

Background imageYards Collection: Stock Yards East End, Chicago, USA

Stock Yards East End, Chicago, USA

Background imageYards Collection: Sunderland ship yards probably 1920s

Sunderland ship yards probably 1920s

Background imageYards Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff date book

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Harland and Wolff date book
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. Extremely rare Harland and Wolff hardbound employees build/date book chronicling the history of the ships built at the yard

Background imageYards Collection: British Military Campaign to Tibet - 100 yards run

British Military Campaign to Tibet - 100 yards run
100 yards run for Chinese troops, from a fascinating album which reveals new details on a little-known campaign in which a British military force brushed aside Tibetan defences to capture Lhasa

Background imageYards Collection: The yard at the Bull and Mouth Inn, in St Martins-le-Grand, London. Date: circa 1820

The yard at the Bull and Mouth Inn, in St Martins-le-Grand, London. Date: circa 1820

Background imageYards Collection: Welsh - Caesars Nose - CWGC Cemetery

Welsh - Caesars Nose - CWGC Cemetery
This small cemetery stands on the site of a German redoubt which was called Fortin 17. Fighting around this area began in 1915

Background imageYards Collection: At the seventy yards. Date: 1901

At the seventy yards. Date: 1901

Background imageYards Collection: The 50 yards Swimming Championships of Scotland

The 50 yards Swimming Championships of Scotland. Mrs Jean McDowell of the Warrender Club, Edinburgh receives The McKenzie Cup at the Calder Street Baths, Glasgow. Date: 1930

Background imageYards Collection: The General Post Office - New York City, USA. Situated at 8th Avenue

The General Post Office - New York City, USA. Situated at 8th Avenue, between 31st and 33rd Streets. Built over the track and depot yards of the Pennsylvannia Station. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageYards Collection: Precision bombing, Falkenberg railway yards 1945

Precision bombing, Falkenberg railway yards 1945
Vintage World War II photograph - official US military photo: precision bombing, Falkenberg railway yards south of Berlin, April 1945

Background imageYards Collection: Bombing Haiger railway marshalling yards Germany

Bombing Haiger railway marshalling yards Germany
Vintage World War II photograph - official US military photo: bombing of the Haiger railway marshalling yards by the US 9th Airforce, Germany

Background imageYards Collection: Advanced Swimming Certificate, Reading Schools

Advanced Swimming Certificate, Reading Schools
Advanced Swimming Certificate, Reading and District Elementary Schools Swimming Association, for swimming 40 yards in 50 seconds. 1924

Background imageYards Collection: Sorting a dust-heap at a County Council depot 1900

Sorting a dust-heap at a County Council depot 1900
Men turn over the heaps of rubbish, while women look for a honest penny collecting bottles and empty and sardine tins in the County Council depot. London. 1900

Background imageYards Collection: Captain Roger Wietzel Memorial, near Hermanville

Captain Roger Wietzel Memorial, near Hermanville
Wietzel was the Captain of the French ship Courbet, an old French cruiser, which without engine or guns and filled with concrete, was towed across the Channel and sunk 1

Background imageYards Collection: General view of Elko, Elko County, Nevada, USA

General view of Elko, Elko County, Nevada, USA, with railroad depot and yards. Date: 1936

Background imageYards Collection: Union Pacific Railway, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Union Pacific Railway, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Union Pacific Railway Yards and Shops, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Date: 1920s

Background imageYards Collection: Entrance to Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Entrance to Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with a flock of sheep. Date: circa 1915

Background imageYards Collection: International Athletics, White City Stadium, West London

International Athletics, White City Stadium, West London
Runners taking part in an International Athletics event at White City Stadium, West London on 2 August 1937. Showing the finish of the 100 Yards, won by B Johnson (USA), with C B Holmes (GB) second

Background imageYards Collection: Old Spread Eagle Tavern 1865

Old Spread Eagle Tavern 1865
Old Spread Eagle Tavern, Gracechurch Street, London, about to be demolished in 1865. Date: 1865

Background imageYards Collection: Tilt-yard at Westminster

Tilt-yard at Westminster, London, where jousting took place in courtyard. circa 16th century

Background imageYards Collection: Dust-yard 1850s

Dust-yard 1850s
Londons dust-yard, while a man digs through the rubbish and the women sieve the dust hoping to find things of value. circa 1850s

Background imageYards Collection: MCRR Yards, St Thomas, Ontario, Canada

MCRR Yards, St Thomas, Ontario, Canada
Michigan Central Rail Road Yards, St Thomas, Ontario, Canada. Date: 1910s

Background imageYards Collection: The Bell Sauvage Inn or (or La Belle Sauvage) was a former public house in Ludgate Hill

The Bell Sauvage Inn or (or La Belle Sauvage) was a former public house in Ludgate Hill, London

Background imageYards Collection: Mitchells and Butlers Brewery

Mitchells and Butlers Brewery
The busy loading yard at the Mitchells and Butlers Date: circa 1900s

Background imageYards Collection: CHICAGO STOCKYARD

CHICAGO STOCKYARD
Cattle awaiting slaughter in the Union Stock Yards, Chicago - note the boards for Armour and Swift Date: 1915

Background imageYards Collection: Old Blue Boar, Holborn

Old Blue Boar, Holborn
In the court yard of a Old Tavern in Holborn, London. Date: circa 1830s

Background imageYards Collection: Bell Savage, outer yard 1828

Bell Savage, outer yard 1828
The Bristol coach is loaded up in the outer yard of the Bell Savage (or La Belle Sauvage) coaching inn in Ludgate Hill, London. Date: 1828

Background imageYards Collection: Child cobbled street Stoke

Child cobbled street Stoke
A child runs down a cobbled back street of terraced houses in The Potteries, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The winter sun is behind and the child casts a long shadow Date: 1987

Background imageYards Collection: Longest lunch counter, F W Woolworth, Los Angeles, USA

Longest lunch counter, F W Woolworth, Los Angeles, USA
The longest lunch counter in the world, at F W Woolworth, 431 South Broadway, Los Angeles, California, USA. One hundred yards long, and air conditioned. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageYards Collection: Carter Paterson & Co. stables and depot

Carter Paterson & Co. stables and depot. Parcel deliveries

Background imageYards Collection: Aucklands advance from its battalion headquarters

Aucklands advance from its battalion headquarters
This drawing relates to an incident on the 14th/15th September 1916 and is described in a book entitled A Saga of the Sword by Austin F. Britten, published by Arrowsmith, London 1928

Background imageYards Collection: Hexagonal workhouse, perspective view

Hexagonal workhouse, perspective view
Perspective view of the model hexagon (or Y-plan) workhouse design by Sampson Kempthorne, issued by the Poor Law Commissioners

Background imageYards Collection: Hexagonal workhouse, ground floor plan

Hexagonal workhouse, ground floor plan
The ground floor layout of the model hexagon (or Y-plan) workhouse design by Sampson Kempthorne, issued by the Poor Law Commissioners

Background imageYards Collection: Square workhouse, ground floor plan

Square workhouse, ground floor plan
The ground floor layout of the model square workhouse for 300 inmates, design by Sampson Kempthorne, issued by the Poor Law Commissioners



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