York floods, 1970s, before the defences

Paper has dramatic headline SIEGE OF YORK, large aerial view of floods, stories about the flood

From YouTube, 1970s (probably 1978) York floods, showing Marygate, Tanner’s Moat etc, under flood water. Also front page report of the floods of 1978, Yorkshire Evening Press, under the headline SIEGE OF YORK. It reported homes being evacuated in the worst floods since 1947.

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1970s review of the Castle Museum

Hopelessly self-indulgent I’m no doubt being, putting bits of my old childhood scrapbook on here, but I’m finding it quite funny seeing York portrayed on these faded old pages, with their carefully-written titles and captions in blue biro, and sellotape all over the place. Before this goes back into a … More …