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Manchester Photographic Memories

Manchester Photographic Memories

The photo 'Manchester, Market Street and Piccadilly Junction c1965' appears in this book.

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Caption for Manchester, Market Street And Piccadilly Junction C1965: This is the corner of Piccadilly, where it meets the top of Market Street. On the left is one of Lewis's entrances. Pauldens, in the centre, moved here after a fire destroyed their store in 1957. Part of the newly-laid-out Piccadilly Bus Station can be seen here, looking very clean and neat. Today, this area is dominated by the new tram system, and this end of the bus station has disappeared altogether.

An extract from Manchester Photographic Memories.

Memories of Manchester, Market Street and Piccadilly Junction c1965

1966 I was hired by Manchester Corperation Buses as a trolley conductor. I was 18 1/2 years old, I worked the last 6 months of trolley life on Ashton New Road, working out of Stephenson Sq. They were the best years of my working life, and I worked with a smashing bunch of men from all (...Read full memory)

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