On This Day…

This Tuck’s Post Card of Cavendish Street was sent across the border to Lancashire on 1st February 1909. Crowds had gathered for what was still the novelty of having their photograph taken and the overhead wires of the electrified trams can clearly be seen.

The postcard is from the personal collection of Tim Neal. Over 450 of Tim’s postcards of Keighley and the surrounding area can be seen on the History Society’s Flickr site.

Cavendish Street postcard, posted in February 1909.

Author: Admin Tim

Tim is a committee member of the Keighley and District Local History Society, with responsibilities for archiving the physical and digital collections, and managing some of the social media channels. He moved to Keighley about ten years ago and joined the Society to learn more about the area.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.