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Nostalgia: Caught in the flood in Glossop

Flood water wreckage in Bridgefield.

Policemen and onlookers inspect the damage and neighbours come to their doors following one of the worst floods in record to hit the Bridgefield area of Glossop in the 1930s.

The writing on the picture seems to reveal it happened on or around July 18, 1930.

The floods must have been ferocious, bringing down the wall bordering Turnlee Road and exposing the culvert feeding the river as it flows under the road.

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