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Looking down Bridge Street
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Looking down Bridge Street

Another view of Bridge Street. For the same view thro the times see picture #911 and picture #2307. Not much change over the last 90 odd years.
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Picture added on 05 April 2007
Comments:
Super photo. Brings back many memories to me. I was only three when this photo was taken. I lived up above the coal office in number 23 or was it 21!! It's the building just in front of the two men walking towards the pier. The office was on the ground floor at that time and our lounge was the two windows above that and mum and dad's bedroom were again the two windows above that. It was a huge very old and damp house. My bedroom was in the form of an "L" on the top floor. What I remember most was the bath in the middle of the floor. It is still there to this day! I'll send in a photo for a laugh.
Added by Barbara on 06 April 2007
Barbara, I have printed out this photo and looked at it with a magnifying glass and am almost sure the man in the white overall is not my father, Wilbert Thomson. I don't think we owned the shop at the Brig in 1957 and my father never kept goods outside in the street as can be seen in this photo. At a guess I would say it could be Bertie Robertson who owned the shop between Albert Maxwell and my father.
I will be adding some photos of the shop taken about 1960 in the next few days.
Added by Rob Thomson on 12 July 2007
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