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Darwen Street Scenes
Darwen Street Scenes

Darwen Street Scenes 1901


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Darwen Street Scenes 1901

2 mins United Kingdom

The first electric tram to Darwen, near Blackburn, ran in 1900. This film, shot the following year, shows a pair of them in the town's bustling  centre weaving between a mass of people and other traffic, including a horse-drawn laundry van. The lads in the foreground grow livelier as the film progresses, jumping up and down enthusiastically - probably at the prompting of the filmmakers.




Darwen Horse-drawn transport Street scenes


Street Life




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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