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Golden Age Of Trams In Chester

The trams of Chester was created, with services commencing on 10th June 1878, by Chester Tramways Company, with the initial route from Chester Railway to Chester Castle, the route was then extended to Saltney the following year. 30 more words


The White House Hotel, Dee Banks, Chester - Circa 1910

Standing on the banks of the River Dee, giving fantastic views of The Meadows, it could accessed by either road or boat as it had its own private jetty. 25 more words


Engine 3, circa 1917

This image of Engine 3 illustrates a transition from horse drawn fire engines to motorization. This American LaFrance steam engine was originally made to be pulled by a horse team, but was retrofitted with a Christie motorized tractor. 27 more words


Frodsham Street, Chester - Circa 1910

In the picture you can see the city arms now call the Temple Bar built in 1892. On the right and see a fenced park area with trees, this is the Quaker Meeting House. 28 more words


100 years ago: Francis 'Frank' Vincent Kelly died

On this day in 1916 Frank Kelly¬†was killed at Courcelette¬†in France, during the Battle of Thiepval Ridge. This was part of the… 186 more words