Category Archives: Picture in Time

Picture in Time: Blackpool Boat 602

As we continue our look at archive Blackpool tram images as part of “Picture in Time” we now move on to 1993.

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What’s New on British Trams Online?

This week we have photos from the archive again and this time we head across to the Isle of Man in 2001 and 2002:

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Picture in Time: Granada Studio Tours Trams

For the next couple of weeks the Traditional Tram edition of “Picture in Time” is going to be a little bit different as we feature some “trams” which were part of Granada Studios in Manchester. Obviously, they weren’t real trams … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Twin Car 686+676

Today “Picture in Time” is back in Blackpool as we take a look at an image captured during the Centenary celebrations in September 1985.

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What’s New on British Trams Online?

Its another look into the recent past for this week’s photo collection as we go to Croydon in 2005:

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Picture in Time: Leeds 532

Our final stop in Leeds during 1959 moves on from the Horsfield Cars and takes a look at one of the Feltham trams which had moved north for their final years of service.

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 47

Before our modern tram Picture in Time series takes a break we are again making a stop on the Docklands Light Railway for an archive image dating from 2003.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Balloon 721

We continue our look at some of Blackpool’s trams as they were in 2007 in this edition of “Picture in Time” as we feature a much more traditionally shaped 721.

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Picture in Time: Leeds 195

We have another photo taken in Leeds just a few days before the tram system closed in November 1959 for this edition of “Picture in Time”.

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 33+25

We are once again heading back to the Docklands Light Railway in 2003 for this edition of “Picture in Time”.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Balloon 718

Today we feature another colourful all over advert carried on a Blackpool tram during 2007 – and colourful is the word for this design on 718!

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Picture in Time: Leeds 172

Today we are again heading to West Yorkshire in 1959 for another colour image of the last day’s of the Leeds system.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Balloon 713

The latter years of the Blackpool Tramway (pre-upgrade that is) saw a number of plain liveried trams in action and in 2007 that included the subject of our latest edition of “Picture in Time”.

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What’s New on British Trams Online?

We are again popping into the archives for our latest set of photos – this time from the 2009 Wirral Bus and Tram Show:

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Picture in Time: Leeds 165

For the next few editions of the traditional tram “Picture in Time” we take a trip to Leeds for some fascinating images taken as the days of the tramway were coming to an end in November 1959.

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 13+41

Today we are heading off to the Docklands Light Railway for another archive image.

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Picture in Time: Blackpool Balloon 707

We’re off to Blackpool in 2007 again for this archive image as “Picture in Time” continues.

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What’s New on British Trams Online?

Slightly earlier than usual this week as we head back into the archives for some views of Midland Metro 15 years ago:

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Picture in Time: Glasgow 1245 & London Transport 1858

This week we bring to an end our brief look at the early days of the East Anglia Transport Museum and the arrival of trams with Glasgow 1245 now in position.

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 02+03

The modern trams edition of “Picture in Time” this time moves on to the Docklands Light Railway as we head back to look as some archive images from this network.

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