Let’s take a trip back in time...
...all the way to 1969. From the first-ever Concorde test flight and 350,000 music fans attending Woodstock to the first man landing on the Moon, it was quite a year. Here’s what it looked like in Preston.
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1. Preston in 1969
Traffic control box at the junction of Lancaster Road and Church Street, Preston, March 8, 1969. Photo: n/a
2. Preston in 1969
Preston Bus Station During Construction 1969 Showing the south end of the construction site Photo by Norman Askew. Image courtesy of the Preston Historical Society. www.prestonhistoricalsociety.org.uk/ © Preston Historical Society. Photo: PDA
3. Preston in 1969
Many thanks to Malcolm Rae, from Fulwood, for today’s Looking Back photo. Malcolm writes: “This is a photograph of a group of Casualty staff at Preston Royal Infirmary in 1969, which includes myself as a student nurse.” Photo: Malcolm Rae
4. Preston in 1969
The Bull Ring, St. George's Shopping Centre, Preston 1969. Photo taken by Norman Askew and courtesy of Preston Digital Archive Photo: n/a