37 exclusive old school retro pics to take you back to Preston in 1950, from cinemas & cars to shops & parks

These pictures are like stepping into a time machine.

Giving us a glimpse of life in Preston back in 1950, these are some of our best archive pictures of the city back at the halfway point of the 20th century, depicting scenes of everyday life which just go to show how much things have changed over the subsequent 73 years.

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