All pictures copyright reserved, taken by my late father Bernard.
Stert Street by the junction with Broad Street, note that this is part of the A34 before the bypass!
Broad Street one way system, also part
of the A34!
Cycling on the river!
Proper snowdrift on the Berkshire downs,
as left by the snowplough (remember those? Not lorries with shovels on
Me in snow at Rutherford Laboratory, by
The Mill stream, frozen solid
Stert Street from St Nicholas, note the
West St Helens Street, note the
Plasterer's Arms is long gone.
Bath Street, still part of the A34
High Street, A34 Southbound!
This used to be the road up
to White Horse Hill, Dragon hill is on the right.
And due to popular demand
following the appearance of some of these views on BBC South Today,
commemorating the 50 year anniversary, here are a load more:
The river Thames at Abingdon
Icicles at Sparsholt
On the way up to the White Horse,
by Dragon Hill
We make snowmen
Lost in snow on the Berkshire downs
Possibly Blowing Stone hill, before
the trees grew up
White Horse again, invisible in the
And finally, a rather nice shot taken by father in 1947. This is taken from beneath the Stratford on Avon canal bridge at Shirley, catching a goods train making its way from Birmingham city centre towards Stratford via Whitlocks End.
For similar views of Abingdon under re-development in the late 60's, see many of those views demolished and Woolworths being built!
Goto my Abingdon
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