The Forest of Dean.

Bygone Days

Bygone Days


The "Big Freeze" of 1947.

In fact, of course, the towns and villages were worse hit by the snow. Or rather, the drifts of snow. Doors couldn't be opened until a path had been cut through.

Here, outside Frank Bowdler's Fish & Chip Shop you can start to see the size of the problem they had. If you cut a path, where to put the snow ? Not in the road ... not on the pavement ... Ah, well no traffic was moving anyway so in the road it went.

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