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  1. Missed one:- GCR032; Meadowgate Lane, Beighton, Holbrook Colliery Junction-Looking South towards Killamarsh. G.C.R. Formation to L.H.S. and Holbrook Colliery Formation to R.H.S.; 09/06/1977
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  2. There seem to be few images of the Holbrook Branch which connected Holbrook Colliery with the Great Central Railway at Beighton, although the two lines, which ran together for some distance actually diverged physically just beyond Meadowgate Lane, then on the outskirts of Beighton. Today, both the Great Central Railway formation and the Holbrook Branch formation have been almost completely filled in at Meadowgate Lane and it is difficult, even for those that knew it well, to actually follow these two alignments. However, I trust that the attached images might resurrect a few memories
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  3. In 1966, as a 15 year old schoolboy, I saw Bob Dylan play at the Gaumont. It was his infamous "Blonde on Blonde" tour where, in the second half of the show, he strapped on an electric guitar and brought out The Band much to the displeasure of many in the audience who continued to boo until the end of the show. It was an historic moment both for me and for rock 'n roll.
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  4. Hi I am Mike Anderson and was at Tapton from 1966 to 1971. I have attached a few photographs of my time there. More than happy for them to used.
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  5. Thanks for the pic, I just tried to upload it but it said try later. I will. The piano - now there's a story. I don't think anyone would believe it without you being able to verify that the piano existed. It's a long one but I'll cut it as short as I can. Us who were in bands at the time had permission to use the music room at dinner time. This worked ok for a while until, as lads will do, we overstretched the mark a bit and the privilege was withdrawn. Undaunted we decided to use the bike sheds instead, which we did, but missed having the piano. Fred heard about a piano going fre
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