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any old photos of stranmillis?
« on: June 14, 2015, 12:26:48 PM »
anyone got any old photos of stranmillis particularly around stranmillis st / strandview st?
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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2015, 01:32:04 PM »
Sadly I don't have any such photos,but Stranmillis is one of my favorite parts of Belfast,so I'm posting to wish you luck with this one,and looking forward to anything that might come through!..Joey 

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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2015, 04:04:00 PM »
h-e-l-l-o....what happened to the photos

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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2015, 04:11:38 PM »
never seen any
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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2015, 04:34:26 PM »
Neither did I...I Just asked to bring the request to the forefront!..Ever hopeful !

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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2015, 04:37:52 PM »
very much doubt it Joe.
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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2015, 06:06:39 PM »
Somebody has the photos,people have them who don't even know they have them. There was an area of prefabs over there ,That area is now a green and a car park. I'm sure people kept photos of such a distinctive place! I'm sure it just needs people to be prompted to look...who knows? ?somebody in Canada or South Africa,or anywhere could have a picture in their possession which means little to them,but could be your front door of fifty years hence.Does anyone remember a cast iron drinking fountain somewhere on the Stranmillis?

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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2015, 07:31:57 PM »
Jaffa fountain now in Victoria square. .I remember listening to Man Utd European match on a transistor during a thunderstorm in botanic gdns
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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2015, 07:54:49 PM »
I have a picture of the fountain when it was situated in Botanic Gardens. ...I just don't know how to put photos onto the forum  ;)
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« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2015, 08:03:58 PM »
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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2015, 11:11:36 PM »
 :-\ There was another fountain...a little waist high drinking fountain,with a push button...when you were drinking from it,you could look down on the prefabs....it was black,natural metal,not painted and near a real stone wall ! :-\

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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #11 on: August 25, 2015, 05:16:05 PM »
quess not  :-\
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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2015, 12:03:02 AM »
might be of interest - there is some super 8 film of Botanic/Stranmillis here  http://digitalfilmarchive.net/media/super-8-stories-extra-footage-street-611 - near the end are views of the old gate lodge at Botanic Gardens.
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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2015, 09:22:26 AM »
pete fantastic footage, strange after all this time there has been some changes but a lot of the old buildings still around, Thanks again. Regards V.
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Re: any old photos of stranmillis?
« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2018, 06:03:34 PM »
still no old photos ?
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