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Crookes, the tracks to the right go up Pickmere Road to the tram sheds. Also School Road to the right which was shown on destination blinds, a terminus for short runners.

 

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23 hours ago, boginspro said:

Crookes, the tracks to the right go up Pickmere Road to the tram sheds. Also School Road to the right which was shown on destination blinds, a terminus for short runners.

 

Surely can't be Sheffield!

Council has actually cleared the roads of snow! :o

Pickmere Road is still there, but I think that direct access from Crookes is now blocked off, and of course, the tram-sheds are long gone.

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4 hours ago, Unitedite Returns said:

Surely can't be Sheffield!

Council has actually cleared the roads of snow! :o

Pickmere Road is still there, but I think that direct access from Crookes is now blocked off, and of course, the tram-sheds are long gone.

The Tramways Department had snowploughs which concentrated on the tramlines.  The Highways Department then followed up - in 1922 they had 40 lorries, 12 horse scrapers, 3 machine brushes, several horse brushes, and up to 800 men, supplemented by men on "relief work".  

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As far as Sheffield is concerned the public transport routes are always cleared. It's just the side roads that never see any grit. This picture doesn't seem to show any difference. 

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