The James Gray Collection::Volume 3::The Seafront
WARTIME BRIGHTON -This is one of the best of the few photographs of Brighton seafront during the war, which are now available. Thought to have been taken as late as August 1944, when the threat of invasion was long past, it shows the desolate scene which Brightonians had endured for four long years. Pillboxes, tank traps, barbed wire, to say nothing of the mines concealed beneath the beach. Abandoned wooden capstans and the significant gap cut in the West pier. On Kings Road, the Old Ship…
The James Gray Collection::Volume 10a::London Road Area
Railwaymen streaming down New England Road on their way to a hurried breakfast, in 1912. They started work at 6 am, and had a break for their breakfast between 8 and 8.30. Most of the men lived quite near to the Works, in such streets as Argyle Road, while others lived in Railway houses in adjoining roads.
The “Daddy Long Legs“ of Brighton - А unique and unusual railway that existed between 1896 and 1901
The Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Electric Railway was a costal railway in Brighton, England that ran through the shallow coastal waters of the