Ancient Preston: 45 astonishing retro pics of city scenes back in 1950, from schools & North End to workers

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Let’s delve back into the past...

To be given a glimpse of how your home city used to look almost 75 years ago is a pretty rare thing. So, with that in mind, take a look through some of our best archive retro pics of Preston all the way back in 1950 for a taste of what the place used to look like.

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