Blitz Ghost - Caernarvon Road

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    1942, a big old pile of men mend a burst main in the road.

    In the background just across Earlham Road is St Thomas' Church, not yet apparently burnt out by incendiaries, it will be or it has been, it's all about perspective.

    Tiiiiime slip...

    Blitz ghost photo mashup number 8, I've lost count.

    Original photo: George Swain.

    Mashup copyright Doctor Who or something

    Original Photo courtesy of Archant.

    Photoma's World, Kate and Jeroen, and 3 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Photoma's World 51 months ago | reply

      Neat work you did here, Nick !!!
      Superbly well done, my friend ...

    2. gnome.service 50 months ago | reply

      I hope the Peugeot owner doesn't mind?

      How do you explain that to the insurance company? 'A time travelling photographer wrote my car off while it was outside my home.' Did you leave a note on the windscreen saying sorry and signed HGW?

    3. Sam H.A.Newson 50 months ago | reply

      Fuck - these are brilliant enough to make me swear online before 9 in the morning.

      Well done, gentlemen.

    4. Nick J Stone 50 months ago | reply

      Gnomey old boy, I did indeed.

      Thank you my dears, a large percentage of the pleasure is all mine.

    5. Wiccy. 50 months ago | reply

      Such a cool idea, great work!

    6. StuMcP 50 months ago | reply

      Nice work!

    7. ART NAHPRO 50 months ago | reply

      These are fascinating. Excellent project

    8. Nick J Stone 50 months ago | reply

      Cheers Paul, keeps me out of trouble, sort of.

    9. gt_hawk63 50 months ago | reply

      Remarkable work. Bravo!

    10. Nick J Stone 50 months ago | reply

      Thank you sir.

    11. totallylaura 43 months ago | reply

      My road….. weird…..

    12. Nick J Stone 43 months ago | reply

      There are a few of this road, it was a ruptured main I think, caused by the blast. The church was gutted, I've yet to do that one.

    13. [deleted] 40 months ago | reply

      The more I look at these the more I want to get back out and take some more then and now photos of the Manchester Blitz. I do think blue skies contrast really well with mono images, as shown by these images you have crafted. Very glad to have someone point out your work; Flickr at its best, IMO.

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