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Author Topic: Temple Meads through the years  (Read 426 times)
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« on: October 19, 2020, 02:27:43 pm »

Some interesting photos from over the years in this article, that may be of interest?

https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/gallery/old-photos-show-bristol-temple-4611928
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« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2020, 02:43:43 pm »

There's a fun game to be played here, spotting the ones that are nowhere near Temple Meads...
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« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2020, 03:44:40 pm »

There's a fun game to be played here, spotting the ones that are nowhere near Temple Meads...

I make in 2 or 3 out of the 21.

I love the one with Chris Grayling at the gateline, and a hand coming into the picture with a finger pointing as if to instruct him to use a gate further along ...
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« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2020, 08:09:07 pm »

Number 2 is from before Temple Meads was moved from Bloomfield Road / Sandy Park Road to somewhere closer to Temple Meads to await the construction of MetroBust stops, whilst number 21 is from when it was moved too far the other way, past Parson Street.
No 14 shows how protesters were better dressed in those days, and is that Kerry McCarthy, then Labour party hopeful, before the rigours of opposition started to take their toll? I'm not sure.
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