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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

What a brilliant photograph.

River Colne at Wivenhoe c.1900-20.

Left click on image for super size.

It was cold that year!!

Brightlingsea Creek in 1947, possibly the worst winter ever

Words are not enough for those poor men.

The Essex Regiment band at Wivenhoe  1914-18.

The Park Hotel, in the good old days.

Winners of the darts match at the Park Hotel ,with the East Essex Gazette cup.Holding the cup, Don Mason landlord. Far left Framk Simons.

Friday, September 2, 2016

The winter of 1963.

It was a bit cold here in 1963,  a pair of ice shoes were better than a rowing boat.

Spion Kop looked the same as this.

Tower Road Wivenhoe ,before it was given a coat of tarmac in the 1960's

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Nice picture.

The old concrete barge CHERRY used by Ken Green for storing fishing gear off the Golde Dawn and for fish smoking in the froward end.  Seen here in 1963 winter