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January Sixty Years ago, Steam Around Rochdale

January 1960 was a month of misty shadows  and snow.


The attached photographs from our archivist Richard S Greenwood MBE give a nostalgic view of services in and around Rochdale.


Comments on these and any photos of the same era are welcome,  please contact STORM via the ‘contact us’ link below if you have images to share.

Contact Information


Meeting Place: Woolworths Social Club
Gipsy Lane
OL11 3HA

Meeting times


2nd Tuesday in Feb, April, June, August, Oct and December,in The Blue Pits Inn, 842 Manchester Road, Castleton, Rochdale, OL11 2SP