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" A bygone age" by mrcoradour


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“: Fire engines as they used to be. This is a fire-engine cart dating from 1880. Note the primitive, bucket-style fire extinguisher pump on the left. It’s currently an exhibit at the National Trust’s Lanhydrock country house in Cornwall, this one was used in the fire which raged through the house in 1891”

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My Formative years were spent between two wartime airfields, so each night was spent sleeping in shelters, and school was always tense as dogfights were being fought overhead,
We made our own amusement in those days, and presents were second hand wooden toys if any could be found.
My teenage life found me on Motorbikes and fast cars.
My Later life was dogged by peaks and troughs of health problems.

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  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradouralmost 2 years ago

  • trueblvr
    trueblvralmost 2 years ago

    Hi Malcolm…yey!! I am first to comment you on the first day of 2013 with this wonderful shot…I like the way you always add a little history or comments on your work…sure wish descriptions were still on this page and we didnt have to go searching for them….oh well…..Happy New Year my friend…Di

  • hello Di A very happy new year to you, and YES I agree I liked it as it was,

    Thank you very much for stopping by. I appreciate it so much,
    take care

    – mrcoradour

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsalmost 2 years ago

    What a great primitive this is! So distinguished and made to last!

  • hello Pamela, thank yoiu nvery much, and yes they knew how to make items in those days. take care.

    I running short of ideas for pics, it’s been so wet we haven’t been able to go anywhere very much.
    Roll on spring.

    – mrcoradour

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisalmost 2 years ago


  • Thank you very much Anaisanais, really appreciate your kind visit

    – mrcoradour

  • Maisie Sinclair
    Maisie Sinclairalmost 2 years ago

    This is really great! Happy New Year!

  • Many thanks Masie, appreciate your kind comment

    – mrcoradour

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 2 years ago

    Great capture full of detail and colour, Malcolm and love the framing 0 makes a lovely image to start the New Year x

  • Hello Mattie thank you very much for taking time to pass by, much appreciated

    – mrcoradour

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 2 years ago

    Nice piece of history! Well done, Malcolm!

  • Morning Dot (happy New year) many thanks for stopping by.

    – mrcoradour

  • Berns
    Bernsalmost 2 years ago

    Great History Hon!

  • hello berns, how’r you? have a great 2013 and thank you for your comment.

    – mrcoradour

  • naturelover
    natureloveralmost 2 years ago

    Terrific capture Malcolm. x

  • Morning Pauline thank you very much

    – mrcoradour

  • Jack Ryan
    Jack Ryanalmost 2 years ago

    Great find…interesting subject…nicely done.

  • Many thanks Jack really appreciate your comment.

    – mrcoradour

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