THE BLACKPOOL STORY.

TheBlackpoolStory[Book: Brian Turner & Steve Palmer – 1994 – 21x30cm – 150 Pages – Many B&W, few colour photos]. This publication was commissioned by the Corporation of Blackpool (England, UK) to celebrate the Centenary of the Borough 1876-1976. Chapter Points: The Infant Blackpool; The Coming of the Railway; Laying the Foundations; Walking on the Water; The Entertainment Boom; The New Influence; Lowering the Tone; The Popular Theatre; The Eiffel Tower; Having a Good Time; The Blackpool Bubble; The Transport Revolution / Trams; Aviation in Blackpool; The Illuminations; The Pleasure Beach; Taxis and Tanks, 1904-1918; The Expansive Years, 1919-1939; Blackpool at War, 1939-1945; Towards the Century, 1945-1976; The Changing Face of Blackpool, 1977-1985; The Blackpool Festival, 1994. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.