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Re: "The Lakes Express" in the 1930s


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Posted by Robert Hill on May 04, 2016 at 14:38:26 user eclrh.

In Reply to: Re: posted by Peter Ceresole on May 04, 2016 at 10:15:15:

A special treat was to see how the Euston Arch was blackened with soot. All stone was- I remember that vividly from when I was a small boy. When burning coal in grates was banned (smokeless fuel only) I do remember buildings slowly turning white...

My recollection (I lived near Manchester) was that they needed to be specially cleaned rather than slowly turning white of their own accord.



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