York floods in 1982

Clifton Green, York, completely submerged in January 6, 1982

1.55pm Tuesday 17th January 2012

York floods in 1982

A heavy lorry trails a wake as it ploughs through the floods at Clifton Green, on its way out of the city

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York floods in 1982

The corner of Tanner's Moat and Rougier Street.

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York floods in 1982

Tanner's Moat

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York floods in 1982

Lower Ebor Street, Clementhorpe

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York floods in 1982

Soldiers wade through floods in Earlsborough Terrace, Marygate, York

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York floods in 1982

A resident of Lower Ebor Street, York on flood patrol in 1982

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York floods in 1982

The river marker at Ouse Bridge, York showing the level at nearly 16ft 6in

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York floods in 1982

A removal van stuck in Fishergate

1.56pm Tuesday 17th January 2012

York floods in 1982

A determined lorry driver battles through the flood water in Walmgate

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York floods in 1982

A mounted policeman on duty in Clifford Street

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York floods in 1982

Clifton Green during the floods of 1982

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York floods in 1982

Boys playing in the flood water at Foss Bank

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York floods in 1982

River Street, Clementhorpe

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York floods in 1982

Walking along the raised wooden platforms along Hetherton Street towards Marygate.

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York floods in 1982

A policeman makes his way along the raised wooden platforms at the corner of Hertherton Street and Marygate

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York floods in 1982

Aerial view showing floods across Clifton Bridge and Leeman Road in January 1982

1.56pm Tuesday 17th January 2012

York floods in 1982

Aerial view Clifton Bridge with the Homestead bottom right

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York floods in 1982

A motorcyclist (NB no crash helmet) makes his way through the flood water on Navigation Road

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York floods in 1982

The Foss from Walmgate, showing the telephone exchange in the foreground and NEEB district office

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York floods in 1982

Flood water from the River Foss covers Huntington Road

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York floods in 1982

The view from Water End, showing the Leeman Road area on the right, the submerged St Peter's and Queen Anne playing fields and, in the distance, York Minster

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York floods in 1982

Aerial view flooded Foss Islands Road area January 1982. The top right shows the Gas Works on Layerthorpe, the chimney is that of the York Corporation incinerator

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York floods in 1982

The Red Seal Rescue Unit and Army Craft help residents in Sycamore Place, Bootham

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York floods in 1982

Sycamore Place, Bootham

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York floods in 1982

Premises on Tower Street affected by the 1982 floods

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York floods in 1982

Foss Islands Road

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York floods in 1982

200 yards of sandbags near Clifton Bridge, York, which protected the Leeman Road area from flooding in 1982

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York floods in 1982

An aerial view of a city under siege, with Rowntrees Park and St George's Field under water

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York floods in 1982

The Knavesmire, York, which was flooded to a depth of several inches during the floods of 1982

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