Disasters have always made the news?

July 2015 postcards 10



July 2015 postcards 11

I suppose that this was the ‘Facebook’ of its day – sending your friends a quickly-produced photo of the latest local news.  I don’t suppose that people were any less sympathetic than they are now but there is something quite heartbreaking about seeing the still smouldering ruins of the Over family’s smart store.  They rebuilt, of course, but this new building, designed by the Poulters I think, did not survive re-development of the area.


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