The railway station in Aintree, England (famed for its racecourse), photographed on the 12th of June, 1959.
Today is our holiday for the Queen’s “official” birthday (though not her actual birthday). The tradition of celebrating the British monarch’s birthday around summer began with King George II in 1748, largely to ensure fine weather for the occasion.
The Queen in 1959
Wallingford Station in Oxfordshire, England is photographed here on the 26th of March, 1959. Opened in 1866, today the railway is part of a heritage service.
Trains line up in County Antrim in Northern Ireland on the 5th of September, 1959. X
This 1959 kitchen looks like something out of a science fiction fantasy from eighty years ago!