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Re: The Virtual Time Tour of Marple
« Reply #342 on: June 09, 2012, 06:39:43 PM »
Really really interesting I wasn't in Marple at the time but things look as if they have improve considerably.

Thanks for putting them up.

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« Reply #341 on: June 09, 2012, 05:00:25 PM »
A brand new album featuring photos of Marple District Centre taken by Marple UDC in 1970 and stored in Marple Local History Society archives has been added to the Virtual Tour over the last couple of days. This is a fascinating snapshot of local history and documents a major change to the town centre. Interesting that it has found it's way to the top of the pile of folders at a time when new changes seem to be afoot for this area of the town!

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=124

If you spot any errors or improvements in the captions, please let me know.
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« Reply #340 on: May 27, 2012, 01:29:57 PM »
Added to the Virtual Tour today are some Jinks family photos from Marple Local History Society Archives. Unfortunately these are scans from poor quality photo copies, so they are not great images. What a shame we can't get our hands on the originals to scan properly  :(

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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Re: The Virtual Time Tour of Marple
« Reply #339 on: May 27, 2012, 12:37:56 PM »
Catching up with local construction developments and photos sent in during the last week from Arthur Procter, Bill Beard and David Burridge, we have the latest shots from Marple Station, Otterspool Hydro and Chadkirk Bridge here:

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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Re: The Virtual Time Tour of Marple
« Reply #338 on: May 17, 2012, 07:29:08 AM »
Arthur Procter has taken photos of Dan Bank in approximately the same positions for the last 4 years, before during and after the stabilisation works.

Spring has been a little later this year but we now have the 2012 photos on line:

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=-40

In the same album are some new photos from Bill Beard of the Otterspool Bridge Hydro Power scheme.

Also, Bill has sent in some photos of flooding at Cataract Mill:

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=-36
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« Reply #337 on: May 05, 2012, 02:31:00 PM »
I got them Alison, thank you, but forgot to upload them, sorry!

They're done now, and thank you for the reminder  :)

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=-34
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« Reply #336 on: May 05, 2012, 12:33:42 PM »
great photos - did you get those couple of carnival photos that I sent you a few weeks ago Mark?

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« Reply #335 on: May 03, 2012, 07:08:45 PM »
A handful of great photos from Marple Carnivals past, including some from 1963, provided by Arthur Procter have been added to the Vintage Carnival album this evening:

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=-34
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« Reply #334 on: April 29, 2012, 09:55:36 AM »
The Virtual Tour has been updated with some new images of the Macnair Court rebuilding taken by Arthur:

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=-20

And to celebrate today's wonderful weather, a trip back in time to the 1940 when they really had it bad. There have been a few photos of the train snowed in at Rose Hill in the Virtual Tour for some years but now we have a whole album of photos from Marple Local History Society Archive of the winter of 1940.

It's not always easy to tell where the photos are taken, so it you can help with the captions, please do. And Ray, is there a couple of shots of your dad in this lot? It looks like Jim Noble but can you please confirm?

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=-123
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« Reply #333 on: April 14, 2012, 06:07:22 AM »
Bill Beard has sent a couple of shots of the river Goyt swamping the temporary causeway at Chadkirk Bridge after recent rain:

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=-21
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« Reply #332 on: April 07, 2012, 05:46:22 PM »
A very special treat for you local history enthusiasts! Gordon Mill's video "Marple's Changing Face" has been added to the Virtual History Tour of Marple. Enjoy!

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=122

The video is divided into 5 parts for ease of viewing and lasts a total of approximately 50 minutes.

If you are using the standard Media Player you should be able to right-click on the video and zoom to 200% to view at a larger scale with little loss of clarity.
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« Reply #331 on: April 06, 2012, 07:19:55 AM »
More photos showing progress on the Chadkirk Bridge, the bridleway through Marple Dale Wood and the Hydro Power Generator at Otterspool Bridge have been added to the Virtual Tour this morning.

Thanks are due to Bill Beard, Axel Thomas and Arthur Procter for these.

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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« Reply #330 on: March 25, 2012, 06:42:51 AM »
A number of present day photos showing the ongoing works for Chadkirk Bridge at Marple Dale and also Otterspool Bridge on Dooley Lane taken by Bill Beard have been added to the Virtual Tour this morning.

There is also a trio of photos from yesterday's Charity Car Wash at Marple Fire Station taken by Terry Wood.

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0

Thank you Bill and Terry!
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« Reply #329 on: March 18, 2012, 08:26:41 AM »
The Virtual Tour has been updated this morning with some photos taken at last weekend's opening of the Mellor Mill Wheel Pit by Bill Beard and Arthur Procter, plus some from Arthur of the ongoing works at Marple Station.

Wheel Pit: http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=121
Station: http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=-23

Also four vintage gems provided by Heather Plevin (nee Hines), who is David Myers' auntie, have been added. Heather lived at Flood Gates Cottage between 1939 and 1954 and can be seen rowing her elder brothers on Roman Lakes in one of the photos.

Do you, your parents, grandparents, aunties or uncles have any wonderful shots like this tucked away in a drawer or the loft. If so, please share them with us:

http://visitmarple.co.uk/photos/thumbnails.php?album=lastup&cat=0
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Re: The Virtual Time Tour of Marple
« Reply #328 on: February 26, 2012, 01:54:36 PM »
Thanks mark. does anybody have any more photos comp cc. will put this up in club house [ nor quite that old ]

I've sent you a larger copy by email. This should print at a decent size.
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