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Great fun on the Great Worm for children of the Cathays Summer Play School at Maindy Stadium - 1975
 

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Ronald Reagan at Odeon 1949
 

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Queen St in 1893, still had houses then
 

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Gabalfa Pre Flyover.The Regal club can be seen in the row of buildings
 

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St Mary’s st 1903
 

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Grass Roots coffee bar, Charles st 1979
 

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Westgate st 1960’s, looking towards the Royal Hotel, outside the old Head Post office, now occupied by BT
 

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This is Snelling House to give it its proper name under construction in 1966. It was built on the site of the old Gas Works and as the ground area was not big enough it went up 8 floors ontop of parking and stores. Beleive it or not it was the tallest office building in Cardiff at the time. The GAS sign was specially made by Pearce signs of Roath and would change colour depending on the temperature. It‘s now the Big Sleep hotel
 

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A picture I would like to see is one of Barry Island when it was still an island. I’ve seen it on old maps but never a picture. It was linked to the mainland when the docks were built in the 1880’s so I guess there wouldn’t have been much aerial photography around then.
 

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A picture I would like to see is one of Barry Island when it was still an island. I’ve seen it on old maps but never a picture. It was linked to the mainland when the docks were built in the 1880’s so I guess there wouldn’t have been much aerial photography around then.
As you say an aerial photo is unlikely, I’ll look out for any pictures from the 1880’s though
 

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Cold Knap Lido 1926
 

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1896 Barry harbour
 

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Ronald Reagan in Capital Cinema 1950’s
 

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Street Art, by Doomed Colour,
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The Infirmary, Postmarked 1904
 

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Church Street 1922
 

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Queen street 1970’s
 

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A 1780’s view of the Castle,with St Mary st left centre and St Johns church to the left
 

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