Spring flowers

March 18, 2009 at 22:29 | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

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I found some spring flowers for you. Not wild ones, but a colourful display right in the centre of town.

That’s Harry Schneider the ironmaster with his back to us, glowering at his bitter rival Jimmy Ramsden further down Duke Street. And, of course, that most priapic of Victorian town halls, a worthy rival to those of Manchester and Leeds and proof that nineteenth-century Barrow, as a young upstart, punched way above its weight.

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  1. Always nice to see some early spring photos. But it looks like poor Harry can’t see them!

  2. love all these clean lines..


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