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Santiago 1911

Santiago 1911

S.S. Santiago, in collision with and sank the steam trawler Cairness of Hartlepool. Santiago was damaged and she ran ashore at Redcar 8th November 1911.
Photo by A.F. Graham. Redcar.

Municipal Buildings and Cenotaph, Redcar

A postcard view of Redcar building now long gone; the Town Hall of the former Redcar Borough Council and the War Memorial on Coatham Road, the postcard was produced by The R.A.F. Co Ltd of London.
Image courtesy of Kim Whaley.

Greetings From Redcar

Greetings From Redcar

A postcard From Redcar, with Edwardian pin-ups in the letters!

Postcard courtesy Pat Bennison.

Conkers

Conkers

An activity now frowned upon by the ”elf and safety” mob; the pupils of Fleetham Street School, Middlesbrough play conkers about 1938.
Photograph courtesy of Alan Richardson.

Rough Sea At Redcar Pier

Rough Sea At Redcar Pier

Redcar Pier built in 1873, with a crowd of spectators living dangerously leaning on the railings, watching the large
wave about to give them a soaking.
Photo courtesy Pat Bennison.

Redcar High Street

Redcar High Street

A busy Edwardian scene on Redcar High Street. A complete contrast to the present day, with the decline of  t he British High Street. Are any of the shop owners descendant’s still in business or are they long gone?

Postcard courtesy Pat Bennison

Convalescent Home

Convalescent Home

Yes I know it’s Redcar but where in Redcar? A lovely photo loaned to us by Pat Bennison.

Image courtesy of Pat Bennison.

 

Redcar Clock

Redcar Clock

West Terrace and Redcar clock tower in 1955, the tower is known as the King Edward VII Memorial and is a Grade 2 Listed Building.
It was topped with a sailing ship weather vane. The building behind the clock on the right appears to be a chapel long since demolished.
Postcard courtesy Ken Johnson.

A Family Day?

A Family Day?

A quieter day for the sail train. Perhaps the family of the operator, appropriately in sailor uniform.
Image courtesy of Mike Holliday.

Redcar From The Pier

Redcar From The Pier

Looks quite an early photo with part of a number in the left hand corner, is it a postcard? Thanks to Joyce Dobson for the photo.