YO! Liverpool
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 6 of 9

Thread: Edge Lane, 1939

  1. #1
    Senior Member Colin Wilkinson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    459
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 27 Times in 21 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default Edge Lane, 1939

    At first glimpse, just a photograph of a Liverpool tobacconist – in this case 426 Edge Lane. Without the caption on the back, this press photograph would simply be a record of a shop advertising the joy of smoking (“For your throat’s sake – smoke Craven A”). The only clue to another storyline is the [...]

    More...


    ADVERTISING



  2. #2
    Senior Member GeorgePorgie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    980
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default

    Behan was arrested for attempt to blow up the Liverpool Docks whilst in possesion of explosives...werethe IRA taking the mick?the docks are huge.

    Did yer hear about the Irishman who tried to blow up the QE2...he burnt his lips onthe funnel.

  3. #3
    Senior Member wsteve55's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Crosby
    Posts
    2,254
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Default

    Fascinating stuff,Colin! I'm not really aware of I.R.A. bombing campaigns before the 70's,so its interesting to get some information on these!

  4. #4
    Senior Member lindylou's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    3,724
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by wsteve55 View Post
    Fascinating stuff,Colin! I'm not really aware of I.R.A. bombing campaigns before the 70's,so its interesting to get some information on these!
    Yes, very interesting, and people on other threads should take note

  5. #5
    Re-member Ged's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Here, there & everywhere.
    Posts
    7,283
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 6 Times in 4 Posts

    Default

    Great stuff as usual Colin. More to that picture than you'd think then.
    www.inacityliving.piczo.com/

    Updated weekly with old and new pics.

  6. #6
    Senior Member ChrisGeorge's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Posts
    3,623
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

    Default

    A very interesting backstory to this photograph, Colin. Many thanks.

    Chris
    Christopher T. George
    Editor, Ripperologist
    Editor, Loch Raven Review
    http://christophertgeorge.blogspot.com/
    Chris on Flickr and on MySpace

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Edge Lane Demolition.
    By wsteve55 in forum Architecture in Liverpool Suburbs
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 11-09-2011, 07:47 PM
  2. Edge Lane bus garage open day
    By quincyg in forum Liverpool's Road and Rail Development
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 06-23-2011, 06:43 PM
  3. Edge Lane area
    By gregs dad in forum Liverpool Streets and Areas
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 03-16-2010, 10:01 AM
  4. Edge Lane Development
    By Kev in forum Liverpool East
    Replies: 328
    Last Post: 01-17-2010, 01:12 PM
  5. Edge Lane Development
    By Kev in forum Liverpool City Suburbs
    Replies: 275
    Last Post: 01-24-2008, 04:06 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

For daily updates, to support us further or to join in the conversation: Follow us on Twitter @YOLiverpool / Like our Facebook Page: @LiverpoolInPictures / Join the Facebook Group: Liverpool In Pictures (YO! Liverpool)

YO! Liverpool has taken me over 10 years to develop and maintain. If you like the website, please donate via PayPal!