Our whistlestop tour through York history continues with a look back to the mid-1970s. Watch this space for a gallery from the late 70s in due course, and then the 80s as well.

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Remember, we run historic stories and photos every Monday in our history section. In the meantime, here are some previous galleries, in case you missed them.... 

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1974 - Parliament Street

 

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1974 - Crowds at the Ebor Festival at York Races

 

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1974 - Workers and archaeologists at the Bishophill car-park site, looking towards Buckingham Terrace

 

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1974 - Staff at the Royal Mail sorting office

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1974 - The rear of Hunt's brewery in the Aldwark area, and the surrounding industrial area, which is now mainly housing

 

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1974 - Part of a Roman road discovered at what is now the WH Smith site in Coney Street

 

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1974 - The 'new' A64 being built over the RIver Ouse at Middlethorpe Ings

 

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1974 - Stained glass artist, Mr Harry Harvey, looks at a new window he had completed for St Hilda's Church, Tang Hall 

 

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1974 - Health workers in Exhibition Square before a march through the city

 

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1974 - St Sampson's Square

 

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1974 - Members of the Bishophill Action Group celebrate blocking the demolition of some houses

 

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1974 - A Sam Smith's Brewery dray in High Petergate

 

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1974 - The dray outside the Shire Horses pub (now the Sea Horse Hotel)

 

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1974 - York Railway Institute RUFC

 

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1974 - York City players celebrate promotion.....

 

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1974 - And a few months later, City captain Barry Swallow leads out his team for their first home game in Division Two

 

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1974 -  The Queen jokes with jockey Willie Carson after another York winner

 

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1974 - The new chimney is erected at the British Sugar plant

 

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1975 - St Leonard's Place, seen through Queen Margaret's Arch

 

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1975 - Head teacher Stanley Mings with pupils, on his retirement from Heworth Primary School

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1975 - The bridge at Grimston Bar under construction

 

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1975 - The bridge over the River Ouse being built at Bishopthorpe

 

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1975 - The former Craven's factory in Coppergate

 

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1975 - Brown's in Davygate

 

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1975 - A Bonfire Night firework display in Clifton Park

 

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1975 - Looking over Walmgate to Rowntree Wharf and Leetham's Mill, from the top of St Denys Church

 

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1975 - Lendal Bridge and the River Ouse

 

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1975 - Father Christmas takes a ride in a horse-drawn delivery van from the Hunter & Smallpage store

 

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1975 - Bedern Hall, before restoration

 

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1975 - The Duke of Edinburgh opens the National Railway Museum

 

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1976 - Construction work on train carriages

 

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1976 - The Craven's chimney, with All Saints Pavement in the background

 

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1976 - The barge Dumbuck at Queen's Staith

 

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1976 - Paul Monk and Mick Hodgson helping to erect the seating for the York Mystery Plays

 

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1976 - Lord Mayor of York, councillor Jack Birch, practises his putting in the Guildhall

 

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1976 - Crowds on the slopes of Clifford's Tower during the hot summer of 1976

 

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1976 - Crowds line the streets for the York Festival