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Rose Hill Station in winter2803 viewsThe severe winter of 1947 brings chaos to the trains at Rose Hill Station - You can just make out the chimney of the Railway pub in the background.
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Bowling Green Ablaze2549 views11th September 2001 - Whilst history on a global scale was being made in New York.
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Crash on Brabyns Brow2408 viewsMultiple crash at the bottom of Brabyns Brow in April 1995.
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Queen's visit to Marple 1968 - 092393 viewsThe Queen meets the young people of Marple in May 1968. The young lady between the Queen and the girl guide is Diane Chew. Can you identify any of the others?
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All Things Nice / Travelling Gourmet2199 viewsFresh paella cooked in huge pans plus samples from newly opened deli/cafe, cheeses, biscuits, tarts, quiches, olives and ice creams. By A. Procter.
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Ridge Quarry Music Festival2126 viewsHuge crowds enjoy a Music Festival in the Ridge Quarry in the early 1900s, quite likely the same event as in our other picture which is dated 1909.
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Hawk Green Reading Rooms2092 viewsLaying of the foundation stones for Hawk Green Reading Rooms in 1906, provided by Mrs. Selma Fielding.
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Fluorescent tubes at Chadkirk2049 viewsPowered only by the electromagnetic fields surrounding the power lines running through the Chadkirk Estate, the Richard Box's art installation aimed to bring visibility to the Connect2 scheme. Photo by Arthur Procter.

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SMA Exhibition 20112027 viewsMargaret Steeden, Chairman and Helen Blood, Secretary at SMA's 43rd Annual Art Exhibition.
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Marple Carnival 1900s2001 viewsA horse and carriage waiting on the corner of Lyme Grove, we think to join a Marple Carnival parade in the early 1900s.
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Snow in the 1940s1967 viewsSnow in Marple - January / February 1940. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
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Bowdens at Marple Carnival1861 viewsBowden's Coal Merchant horses prepared for the big day. L to R. Judd ? Punch (the horse), Sam Bowden Jnr., Gilbert (the horse), Sam Bowden Snr., Ronald Bowden.
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