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Old Pictures of Swindon

Swindon Library have published some of their old photos on a Flickr Album. There are 67 images about our Canals. There are even some that have "What it looks like now" images

Swindon: Canals - Wilts & Berks and North Wilts Canals

http://www.flickr.com/photos/swindonlocal/sets/72157620893857030/

Photographs, illustrations and ephemera relating to the canals of Swindon. Includes material on both the Wilts & Berks Canal, and the North Wilts. Also a map shows the location of all the pictures. Copyright and other restrictions may apply. In all cases please contact Swindon Library for further information:

Swindon Collection Central Library, Regent Circus, Swindon SN1 1QG

www.swindon.gov.uk/swindoncollection


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  c1906: "As it might be" - Regent Street Canal and promenade, Swindon Postcard

Source: Scan of an original postcard from our image collection. Postmark: Unused. Date: c1906. Publisher: Tomkins & Barrett,Swindon. Repository: Swindon Collection, Central Library.

 

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 1906:"As it is" - the canal at Regent Street Swindon Postcard

Source: Copied from the original postcard. Postmark: December 1906.

Date: c1905. Publisher: Tomkins and Barrett. Repository: From the collection of Mr H.W. Davis, of Swindon. Used with his kind permission.