Dunstable Through Time (BOK)

John Buckledee

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Dunstable, once a stagecoach centre, then a hat making town, and lately a major base for printing and vehicle manufacture, is once again reinventing itself to adapt to a changing world. Dunstable Through Time, based on the popular 'Yesteryear' series published each week in the Dunstable Gazette, contains a wide selection of historic photographs alongside pictures of the corresponding scenes today. The continuing transformation is astonishing. Chickens once roamed where a roundabout stands today. The Gary Cooper pub is on a park where the film star played 'cowboys and indians'. A school's nature pond marks the spot where parents dug an open-air swimming pool. Vast factories and three civic halls have vanished and houses now cover the site of the California ballroom. This book enables newer Dunstablians to explore the town's history through a fascinating selection of photographs.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter John Buckledee
Forlag
Amberley Publishing Local
ISBN 9781445638089
Antall sider 96 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 23,5cm x 0,8cm
Vekt 152 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Photographs: collections