Beneath the surface of York's colourful past we delve into the detail of Vikings, Romans and Victorians...

12 old photos of Huntington: 1964-1998

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HERE are 12 images of Huntington from The Press archives, dating back to the 1970s.

Archive pictures provide bus tour of the past

York Press:

2:27pm Monday 23rd March 2015

AS a lad growing up in the 1940s, Geof Dickson lived on Wellington Street. From his bedroom window, he had a grandstand view over the old West Yorkshire Road Car depot off Barbican Road, where more than 100 vehicles, including double-decker buses, were housed. "I was lulled to sleep at night by the engines," he recalls.

Memories of Fossgate

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2:17pm Monday 23rd March 2015

Local historian Peter Stanhope has been in touch about a photograph we carried in Yesterday Once More a few weeks ago showing Fossgate sometime at the turn of the last century.

9 old photos of York's stunning Grand Assembly Rooms

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Don your finest garb for this waltz down memory lane....

Two more pictures from the filming of Lady L in 1965

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3:09pm Monday 16th March 2015

As we reported recently, 50 years ago in March 1965 - so long before Brideshead - a major Hollywood film was being shot at Castle Howard.

5 wonderful old pictures from York galas and other celebrations

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3:25pm Monday 16th March 2015

EVEN today, there is something exhilarating about hot air balloons.

9 old photos of New Earswick

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HERE are nine images of New Earswick from The Press archives, dating back to the 1960s.

Old York photos: Check out our most recent galleries

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See all our recent nostalgia features and galleries in one place....

Military marches and street parties - six great old photos of York

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3:49pm Monday 9th March 2015

AS PROMISED, we have more stunning photos for you this week from reader Bryan Thornton.

Radio days at old hospital remembered

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3:39pm Monday 9th March 2015

Reader Geoff Lund has been in touch about the photo of the old Military Hospital off Fulford Road that we carried last week.

17 fascinating photos of York in the super 70s

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Join us for another trip down memory lane...

OLD YORK PHOTOS: 11 of Strensall, 1966 to 1991

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Join us for another trip down memory lane...

Archive pictures stir readers' memories

York Press:

3:16pm Monday 2nd March 2015

Several readers have been in touch about a photograph we featured a couple of weeks ago which showed a double decker bus looming through thick fog in York.

'Aerial Wars Of The Roses' - the 1913 race that wowed crowds in York

York Press:

3:40pm Monday 2nd March 2015

IT WAS all very Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines.

History in pictures: Carriageworks and theatre productions

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3:36pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A FEW more photos from our archives to begin Yesterday Once More with this week.

Memories of Carr Lane Junior School in the 1950s

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3:06pm Monday 23rd February 2015

Reader Robin Audaer (it is pronounced O'Dair) brought in some photographs from his final year at Carr Lane Junior School almost 60 years ago.

11 random old photos of York and North Yorkshire Police: 1960-1992

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Ello Ello Ello! Join us for another trip down memory lane....

6 old pictures of Shrove Tuesday celebrations

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8:20am Tuesday 17th February 2015

To celebrate Shrove Tuesday, we delve in our archives to bring you a selection of pancake-related nostalgia...

OLD YORK PHOTOS: 10 of Copmanthorpe since the 1960s

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This week's trip down memory lane takes us to Copmanthorpe...

Memories of York city centre

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2:38pm Monday 16th February 2015

A MIXED bag of old photos of York today, dredged up from a particularly dusty corner of The Press archives.

15 fantastic old black & white photos of Haxby

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12:10am Thursday 5th February 2015

Our latest stroll down memory lane takes us to Haxby....

13 fantastic old Fulford photos: 1956-1996

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Join us for a walk down memory lane in Fulford...

IN PICTURES: The history of York's Pavement

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3:39pm Monday 2nd February 2015

Tucked away in The Press archives is a folder of old photographs of Pavement. Some of them are so worn and faded as to be scarcely usable: others, however, provide a fascinating glimpse back through time into the history of this street.

OLD YORK PHOTOS: 13 from Poppleton

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Join us for another trip down memory lane in York....

9 wonderful old pictures of Petergate

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2:28pm Monday 26th January 2015

WELCOME to Petergate at the turn of the last century - about 1890 to 1910.

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Way we were

March 28

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12:53pm Saturday 28th March 2015

100 years ago: A telegram to the “Matin” stated during the last few days detachments of German prisoners from the camps at Boutheon (Loire) and at St Genest Serpt (near St Etienne) had arrived in Auvergne where they were working draining the marshes.

March 27

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10:13am Friday 27th March 2015

100 years ago

March 26

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9:30am Thursday 26th March 2015

100 years ago: The “Echo de Paris” said: “During the last few days some German prisoners have met all questions which have been put to them with an obstinate silence, only replying that they would not break their oaths.

March 25

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10:38am Wednesday 25th March 2015

100 years ago: Lance Cpl C Gilbert Grace, 5th Reserve Cavalry Regiment wrote: “Might I be allowed, through the columns of your paper, to express my disgust at the impertinence of some hundreds of York young men who parade every Sunday morning in front of the band of the 5th Reserve Cavalry Regiment.

March 24

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11:27am Tuesday 24th March 2015

100 years ago: AN abnormally acute sense of hearing was attributed to Major A Fair, of the Northampton Regiment, whose death had occurred at Teddington.

March 23

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11:42am Monday 23rd March 2015

100 years ago: We were informed by the Chief Constable of York (Mr J Burrow) that the alarm siren which would be used in the event of an air raid on the city would be tested at the Electricity Works at 3pm on Wednesday, for the purpose of making the public familiar with the sound.

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