A walk through York, 1979

Handwriting, school exercise book

A walk through York, in 1979, passing factories long since gone. When the railway offices were still railway offices and the Evening Press was based on Coney Street, and the rivers were full of barges — one of them a pub.

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Glassworks clock

Before leaving the subject of clocks, I wanted to include a photo sent to me by Ian Dixon.

It’s not the type I’ve included on earlier pages, which were all street clocks or factory clocks. This too is a factory clock, but it lived inside, and once controlled factory time at the glassworks in York.

Ian would be interested in hearing from anyone who remembers the clock in the factory.

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