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A bus pulls up behind a mound of snow at Flint Hill, Dipton, Co Durham, February 18, 1963

A classic Chronicle snow photo from the notorious winter of 1963 - but how does this same spot look in 2018?

Venice Street, Anfield, 1974 in 2013 Blended | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Still learning the ropes of Photoshop, and this took absolutely yonks, so I hope it looks ok - trying for a sort of 'remembered ghost town' look here! A street party to celebrate Liverpool FC's F.A.Cup win in 1974, but sadly that whole happy looking street has now (quite recently, I think) been demolished. All these photos can also be seen on my Facebook page... www.facebook.com/LiverpoolThenAndNow Please feel free to add any comments, corrections, additional info or memories you may have…

The price of Britain's first McDonald's when it opened in 1974

A menu from the UK's first McDonald's, which opened in Powis Street, Woolwich, south east London, reveals that Britons were tucking into some of the cheapest meals at the time.

Own and old house?  3 Steps to Researching Your Home's History  #housegenealogy #homehistory #oldhousecharm

Own and old house? 3 Steps to Researching Your Home's History #housegenealogy #homehistory #oldhousecharm

42 fascinating pictures of Stoke-on-Trent's six towns from our archives

We have delved deep into our archive to find some wonderful pictures of the six towns of Stoke-on-Trent from days gone by. Take a look through to see how Burslem, Tunstall, Hanley, Stoke, Longton and Fenton have changed over the years. These 42 pictures show the towns how they used to be - so take a look through to see if you recognise any of the buildings or roads.... or remember the fashions!

In 1968, Jack Webb Made THIS Speech. When You Look Back On It Almost 50 Years Later... WHOA

The following video features a classic blast from the past. This is an episode from “Dragnet”. It was aired on the 7th of March in the year 1968. This episode of Dragnet is titled “The Big Departure”. I am sure a lot of remember it quite clearly if you were a fan of the show.

Doveton Avenue, Doveton, looking north to what is now Endeavour Hills, 1970, Casey Cardinia Library Corporation.

Jason Henderson, a BMW spare parts executive, has turned his passion for local history into the non-profit cult Facebook page Lost Melbourne, on which people post and share photos and stories from buildings, streets, parks, objects, and events from the city's past.

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