High Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire

High Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Photograph taken 1860 - 1922 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC69/00808

These workmen with a steamroller appear to be laying tarmac to repair the road. They also appear to be covering over tramlines. This was generally done when trams stopped running because the metal lines could cause cyclists to have accidents.

Location

Oxfordshire Oxford

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Themes

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street work men steamroller road building edwardian (1902 - 1913)