26 exclusive retro archive pictures revealing what life in Preston was like back in 1965

Take a trip down memory lane.

The destination: Preston in 1965. It was the year of the state funeral of Sir Winston Churchill, of Malcolm X’s assassination, and of American troops landing in Vietnam. But what did Preston look like back in those days?

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