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Hollicombe gas works in Preston, Paignton in 1972 after most of the buildings had been

Hollicombe gas works in Preston, Paignton in 1972 after most of the buildings had been


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Hollicombe gas works in Preston, Paignton in 1972 after most of the buildings had been

Hollicombe gas works in Preston, Paignton in 1972 after most of the buildings had been demolished

Torquay Herald Express
Mirrorpix
Paignton
Devon
United Kingdom

Media ID 21764845

© Mirrorpix

Bygones Devon Nostalgia Not Personality Seventies South West 1972


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Step back in time to 1972 and witness the transformation of Hollicombe gas works in Preston, Paignton. This print captures a pivotal moment in history when most of the buildings had been demolished, leaving behind remnants of a once bustling industrial site. As you gaze upon this snapshot from Mirrorpix's Memory Lane Prints collection, nostalgia takes hold and transports you to an era defined by change and progress. The image showcases the architectural remnants standing tall against the backdrop of a vibrant sky. The dilapidated structures evoke a sense of curiosity about their former purpose and the lives that were intertwined with them. It is as if time has frozen, allowing us to ponder on the significance these buildings held for those who worked within their walls. This photograph not only offers a glimpse into England's rich industrial past but also serves as a reminder of how landscapes evolve over time. The absence of human presence accentuates the stillness and invites contemplation about our own place in history. Whether you have personal ties to this location or simply appreciate historical documentation, this striking print allows you to connect with an important chapter in South West Devon's heritage. Let it serve as a window into another world – one where industry thrived and communities flourished amidst constant change.

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