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South Yorkshire Collection

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Female ICI employees enjoy a dance, South Yorkshire, 1957. Artist: Michael Walters

Female ICI employees enjoy a dance, South Yorkshire, 1957. Artist: Michael Walters
Female ICI employees enjoy a dance, South Yorkshire, 1957. A couple of girls from the ICI Detonator factory in Denaby Main (near Doncaster)

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Wath Main Colliery, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1956. Artist

Wath Main Colliery, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1956. Artist
Wath Main Colliery, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1956. The pit was originally sunk in 1876 to a depth of 382 yards

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Markham Main Colliery, Armthorpe, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 1961

Markham Main Colliery, Armthorpe, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 1961. A general view of the colliery taken during refurbishment work in 1961

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Blast furnaces, Park Gate Iron and Steel Co, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1964. Artist

Blast furnaces, Park Gate Iron and Steel Co, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1964. Artist
Blast furnaces, Park Gate Iron and Steel Co, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1964. The iconic view of the two Blast Furnaces that stood on the Park Gate Iron and steel company site near Rotherham

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Construction of the Needle Eye Bridge over the M1 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 1963

Construction of the Needle Eye Bridge over the M1 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 1963. During the construction of the M1 in the early 1960s a great number of bridge structures needed to be created

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Fleet of soft drinks delivery lorries, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1961. Artist

Fleet of soft drinks delivery lorries, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1961. Artist
Fleet of soft drinks delivery lorries, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1961. The fleet of lorries with their newest Bedford TK at the front of the line up

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: The Danish Bacon Company factory, Kilnhurst, South Yorkshire, 1957

The Danish Bacon Company factory, Kilnhurst, South Yorkshire, 1957. The reception area of the Danish Bacon Company which ran a depot from its Kilnhurst site until it moved to larger premises nearly

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: First aid competition, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1961. Artist: Michael Walters

First aid competition, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1961. Artist: Michael Walters
First aid competition, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1961. A volunteer patient is attended to during a first aid competition which was held by the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB)

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Medical eye checks, Rotherham General Infirmary, 1967. Artist: Michael Walters

Medical eye checks, Rotherham General Infirmary, 1967. Artist: Michael Walters
Medical eye checks, Rotherham General Infirmary, South Yorkshire, 1967. In a photograph taken for the Central Office of Information

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Train driver on an intercom, South Yorkshire, 1964. Artist: Michael Walters

Train driver on an intercom, South Yorkshire, 1964. Artist: Michael Walters
Train driver on an intercom, South Yorkshire, 1964. A loco driver from the Park Gate Iron and Steel Company in Rotherham on an intercom in the cab of his diesel loco

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Staff from Schonhuts butchery factory, Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire, 1955. Artist

Staff from Schonhuts butchery factory, Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire, 1955. Artist
Staff from Schonhuts butchery factory, Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire, 1955. In this photograph, Mr George Schonhut can be seen on the far left of the group

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: George Schonhuts butchers shop in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1955

George Schonhuts butchers shop in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1955
George Schonhuts butchers shop, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1955. George Schonhuts butchers shop in All Saints Square in Rotherham, with its elegant Columbaged facade

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Coopering, making whiskey barrels at Wiley & Co, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1961

Coopering, making whiskey barrels at Wiley & Co, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1961. The photograph shows a worker from the bonded warehouse hammering the rings into place on a barrel

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Tea room, Montague Hospital, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1977. Artist: Michael Walters

Tea room, Montague Hospital, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1977. Artist: Michael Walters
Tea room, Montague Hospital, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1977

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Doncaster Race Course, 1940

Doncaster Race Course, 1940. Doncaster is one of the oldest established centres for horse racing in Britain, with records of regular race meetings going back to the 16th Century

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Group of young people at Silver Blades bowling alley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1965

Group of young people at Silver Blades bowling alley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1965

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Lyons Maid Drinka Winta Pinta promotional dance, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1960

Lyons Maid Drinka Winta Pinta promotional dance, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1960. In the days before television occupied the corner of every living room

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Housing project, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1962. Artist: Michael Walters

Housing project, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1962. Artist: Michael Walters
Housing project, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1962. This housing development in Kirby Street in the South Yorkshire town of Mexborough is a good example of the failed 1960s housing ethos

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Race for the Great St Leger Stakes, 1836. Artist: Harris

Race for the Great St Leger Stakes, 1836. Artist: Harris
Race for the Great St Leger Stakes, 1836. First held in 1776, the St Leger is the oldest of the five classic English horse races

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Industrial polltion, Sheffield, Yorkshire, c1925

Industrial polltion, Sheffield, Yorkshire, c1925. Factory chimneys pouring out polluted smoke

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Computer room, Rotherham Infirmary, South Yorkshire, 1967. Artist: Michael Walters

Computer room, Rotherham Infirmary, South Yorkshire, 1967. Artist: Michael Walters
Computer room, Rotherham Infirmary, South Yorkshire, 1967. In a photograph taken for the Central Office of Information, a secretary checks the printout from the computer

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Race for the Great St. Leger Stakes, 1836. Approbation - Off in good Style, (1837)

Race for the Great St. Leger Stakes, 1836. Approbation - Off in good Style, (1837). Jockeys and their horses taking part in the St Leger Stakes flat horse race at Doncaster

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: St. Georges Schools, Sheffield, 1844. Creator: Unknown

St. Georges Schools, Sheffield, 1844. Creator: Unknown
St. Georges Schools, Sheffield, 1844. These buildings, of which the first stone has been so auspiciously laid, are to consist of three separate schools, with suitable classrooms

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Doncaster Races, the St. Leger, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Doncaster Races, the St. Leger, 1844. Creator: Unknown
Doncaster Races, the St. Leger, 1844. Crowded track for the horse racing at Doncaster in Yorkshire. From " Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: The Salutation, Doncaster, 1844. Creator: Unknown

The Salutation, Doncaster, 1844. Creator: Unknown
The Salutation, Doncaster, 1844. Tattersall's Race-Sale - racehorse auction outside The Salutation Hotel in Yorkshire. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: The Mansion House, Doncaster, 1844. Creator: Unknown

The Mansion House, Doncaster, 1844. Creator: Unknown
The Mansion House, Doncaster, 1844. Crowds in Yorkshire for the Great Northern Meeting horse racing. From " Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Sheffield Parish Church, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Sheffield Parish Church, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Sheffield Parish Church, 1898. Sheffield Cathedral is one of five Grade I listed buildings in the city. The north and south walls of the nave were rebuilt 1790-93 with major restoration by Flockton &

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Saint Marys, Tickhill. Yorkshire, c1850s

Saint Marys, Tickhill. Yorkshire, c1850s
Saint Mary s, Tickhill. Yorkshire, c1850s. St Marys Church dates from the early 12th century

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Barnsley Park and Town, c1896. Artist: Warner Gothard

Barnsley Park and Town, c1896. Artist: Warner Gothard
Barnsley Park and Town, c1896. From Pictorial England and Wales. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, c1896]

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: The Ruskin Museum, Sheffield, c1896. Artist: Frith & Co

The Ruskin Museum, Sheffield, c1896. Artist: Frith & Co
The Ruskin Museum, Sheffield, c1896. From Pictorial England and Wales. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, c1896]

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Pattern maker, Wombwell Foundry, South Yorkshire, 1963. Artist: Michael Walters

Pattern maker, Wombwell Foundry, South Yorkshire, 1963. Artist: Michael Walters
Pattern maker, Wombwell Foundry, South Yorkshire, 1963. A pattern maker constructs a wooden replica of the part which needs to be cast in steel. A mould for the cast is then made from the pattern

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Forging at the foundry of AT Green & Sons Ltd, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1963

Forging at the foundry of AT Green & Sons Ltd, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1963. Impression die forging pounds or presses metal between two dies (called tooling)

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Rossington Colliery, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 1964. Artist: Michael Walters

Rossington Colliery, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 1964. Artist: Michael Walters
Rossington Colliery, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 1964. The main pit head and winding gear at Rossington Colliery. The original owners of the colliery were the Rossington Main Colliery Ltd which was

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Overview of the bar mill at the Brightside Foundry, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1964

Overview of the bar mill at the Brightside Foundry, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1964. View showing the capstan in the foreground

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Launcelot and Maroon, c1840s, (1911)

Launcelot and Maroon, c1840s, (1911). Launcelot (1837-1861) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire best known for winning the classic St Leger Stakes in 1840

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Exterior view of the Castle grinding mill at Sheffield, 1886

Exterior view of the Castle grinding mill at Sheffield, 1886. Illustration from Cyclopaedia of Useful Arts, Mechanical and Chemical, Manufactures, Mining, and Engineering, by Charles Tomlinson

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Doncaster North Bus Station, South Yorkshire, 1967. Artist: Michael Walters

Doncaster North Bus Station, South Yorkshire, 1967. Artist: Michael Walters
Doncaster North Bus Station, 1967. Passengers run for their bus as a mid 1960s GUY and an early 1950s Daimler STL double decker bus get ready to depart

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Checking print, the White Rose Press, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1968

Checking print, the White Rose Press, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1968. A printworker checking the print from a Heidelberg press

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Montague Buildings, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1963. Artist: Michael Walters

Montague Buildings, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1963. Artist: Michael Walters
Montague Buildings, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1963. The Montague Buildings in were constructed around 1900 on the site of a former quarry and have been home to many retailers over the years

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Manvers Main Colliery, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1963. Artist

Manvers Main Colliery, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1963. Artist
Manvers Main Colliery, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1963. Taken for a cover image for the NCB Coal Quarterly Magazine

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Manvers Main coke ovens, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1963

Manvers Main coke ovens, Wath upon Dearne, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, 1963. Photograph taken for a cover image for the NCB Coal Quarterly Magazine

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Sheffield United FC training ground bathroom, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1961. Artist

Sheffield United FC training ground bathroom, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1961. Artist
Sheffield United FC training ground bathroom, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1961. Players in the bath. The photograph was taken for the East Midlands Gas Board to promote the use of the Ascot water

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Timber yard workforce, Bolton upon Dearne, South Yorkshire, 1960. Artist: Michael Walters

Timber yard workforce, Bolton upon Dearne, South Yorkshire, 1960. Artist: Michael Walters
Timber yard workforce, Bolton upon Dearne, South Yorkshire, 1960. The Goldthorpe Timber Company operated for many years from the nearby South Yorkshire village of Bolton upon Dearne

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: East Midlands Gas Board promotion, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1957

East Midlands Gas Board promotion, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, 1957. The exterior of Claytons in Mexborough, near Doncaster

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Tinsley Viaduct on the M1 after completion, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1968. Artist

Tinsley Viaduct on the M1 after completion, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1968. Artist
Tinsley Viaduct on the M1 after completion, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1968. The twin cooling towers of Blackburn Meadows Power Station which many travellers heading north used as a landmark were

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Loading a drinks vending machine at an experimental kitchen in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1966

Loading a drinks vending machine at an experimental kitchen in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1966. A young female worker lady loading a drinks vending machine at Batchelors Catering Services

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Interior of Silver Blades ice rink and bowling alley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1965

Interior of Silver Blades ice rink and bowling alley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1965. A very nice view of the interior of the Silver Blades Skating Rink and Boweling Alley, located in Sheffield

Background imageSouth Yorkshire Collection: Coiled log saw blade, Spear & Jackson, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1966. Artist

Coiled log saw blade, Spear & Jackson, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1966. Artist
Coiled log saw blade, Spear & Jackson, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, 1966



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