Aldeburgh in old picture postcards

Aldeburgh in old picture postcards

Author
:   Carol Somerset
Municipality
:   Aldeburgh
Province
:   Suffolk
Country
:   United Kingdom
ISBN13
:   978-90-288-5624-0
Pages
:   80
Price
:   EUR 16.95 Including VAT *

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39. Lobster pots. Lobster and crab are caught during the summer months.

40. A group of fishermen 1900. Many young men sailed in the coastal or foreign trade and later returned home to become fishermen or pilots.

41. In 1860 the Great Eastern Railway built a line from Saxmundham to Aldeburgh by way of Leiston and Thorpeness. There was one through train to London in the morning and one through return train in the evening. The Pullman return fare was 6/6d. For other trains it was necessary to change at Saxmundham. The line was closed in the Beeching cuts in 1966.

42. With only six trains a day the station master had plenty of time to cultivate his garden for which he won many prizes.

43. Railway station 1919. Ward's bus waiting to meet the train.

44. Before motor vehicles came to Aldeburgh busman Ward drove horse buses to meet the trains and convey visitors to their hotels.

45. Private transport in 1902, a pony trap.

46. Cars outside the East Suffolk in the 1930s.

47. The Thorpeness bus of the same period.

48. An airship, possibly the 'Graf Zeppelin', over Aldeburgh in April 193ΓΌ.

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