Demolition of the Frankton water tower

Object type
Photograph
Production date
1960s
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The Frankton water tower undergoing demolition. Two of the 12 Tower Court residential units at 105 Lake Road are visible. These were built in 1965. A 'Smith's company crane is in front of what is left of the tower. Various vehicles are present - a caravan by the tower, a Bradford utility truck, a Ford Thames 800 Pickup, a Commer Airways shuttle minibus is approaching the photographer and a Bedford CA Dormobile van is parked on the right. On the left is a 1952 Ford Prefect and a 1966 Ford Zephyr.
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HCL_03388

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