Monthly Archives: January 2012

Pensarn Beach

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The one that got away !

I came across this photo of a model of Rhyl Pier as it was in its heyday. It was originally 2,355 feet long and was 60 feet longer than Llandudno Pier. With all the talk and arguments over the future … Continue reading

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Abergele Chest Hospital Sanitorium

In those days, there were no antibiotics available, so if you were diagnosed with Tuberculosis the best cure was fresh air and rest. This meant sleeping outside.

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Old photo of Abergele Chest Hospital Sanitorium

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Kinmel Park Camp

Kinmel Park Camp was built in 1914 as a training camp for Lord Kitchener’s Army in preparation for serving in the First World War. It had its own branch railway line connecting to the main line at Foryd Station in … Continue reading

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