Old Photos of Witham

Cars overtaking on Catholic bridge, Colchester Road

Taken: August or September 1937, Ref: M1794

Two cars overtaking on the Catholic bridge, Colchester Road. Old Catholic church on left. New sign on left reads ‘Do not overtake on bridge’. Caption reads ‘overtaking on bridge may mean imprisonment – official’. Story with it is headed ‘Safety first: dangers confront road users at Witham Catholic Bridge (story is included with photo).

PhotographerBraintree and Witham Times
Date takenAugust or September 1937
SourceBraintree and Witham Times, 9 Sept 1937, page 4. Photo from BL newspaper library, Colindale
Posted on Full size 6211 × 3141

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