Building the Road

placeholder gifTorbay Road and Waldon Hill, Torquay

The coast road around Waldon Hill was not built until 1842. The present photograph was probably taken just before World War 1; the trams ran from 1907 to 1934, but the absence of motor cars in the picture suggests an early date.

Written by Tim Crine

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Title Value
Written by Tim Crine
Organisation Torbay Library Services
Creator   Tim Crine Torbay Libraries  
Identifier ref 858
Contributor   Valentine and sons (printers)  
Format   greyscale postcard; 86 mm x 137 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Torquay  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Brunel. Railways. Tramways  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords architecture tram people beach hotels