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Nostalgia on Tuesday. Terror on trams

Street tramways originated in the United States, and were introduced to Britain by George Francis Train in the 1860s. The first recorded installation was a short line in Birkenhead. 
Many Yorkshire cities and towns followed the pattern of tramway developments across the UK.


Nostalgia on Tuesday: Crest of a wave

At one time, Hull boasted quite a number of docks. The first large one named simply, the Dock, was developed during the late 18th century while a number of others were added throughout the 19th century and into the 20th century.


Nostalgia on Tuesday: ‘Bully’ for the boys

The countryside around Carcroft, six miles north of Doncaster, was stirred on Saturday, December 9, 1911, by the strident calls of half a dozen buzzers, announcing that coal had at last been reached at Bullcroft colliery at a depth of 657 yards.

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