Old Towngate - Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Old Towngate, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. Holmfirth has become well known as the location of the situation comedy Last of the Summer Wine. A wagon of corn merchants and millers Gledhill & Brook can be seen on the left, waiting for a large truck to pass through a (rather narrow) street. Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
Building the HTP warehouse on Malpas Road, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1911
Warehouse being built for HTP (Hosken, Trevithick and Polkinhorn), who were agricultural and grain merchants. View of the frame of the building with scaffolding and gangs of workers, including possibly a supervisor wearing a bowler hat in the centre of the photograph. Some workers are standing precariously on the top girder and many are holding the tools of their trade. The architect was Alfred J. Cornelius and the warehouse was completed in 1911. The building was later converted into 9 apartments as part of the Poltisco Wharf development. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan.
© From the collection of the RIC
Hydes Mill in Fall Colors
Wisconsin's roads along miles and miles of magnificent scenery through deep woods, broad vistas from high ridges and rock bluffs over deep clear brooks. unique and popular site is Hyde's Mill, built by Ted Sawle, Sr. at the original site of the 1850 dam on Mill Creek. Untouched by the glaciers the country lies in the unglaciated 'driftless' area where rolling hills and rugged stone bluffs stand proud giving shape to a landscape of wooded hills, ravines and the cultivated mosaic of farm fields. Hyde's Mill, One of the few mills left which is powered by a wooden waterwheel. Dam and millpond are surrounded by lush woodlands and prairie openings, serenaded by birdcalls and gentle waterfalls. The Hyde's Mill area is one of the region's most tranquil and beautiful in Wisconsin.
© Matt Anderson Photography