A series of snow scenes in the area around Matlock Bath station.
If these pictures were taken during the winter of 1962-3,
which is probable, it was one of the coldest winters on
record and the coldest since 1740.
This winter was also known as the Big Freeze of 1963.
The photograph above shows the Station Bridge, Midland Hotel
and the beginning of North Parade. The shop on the corner at
the bottom of Holme Road with the sun awning out was Fairbanks,
a ladies' dress shop. They also had shops in Green Lane and
Market Street in Derby.
The station against the backdrop of the hill up to Starkholmes
The waiting room on the down platform and the signal box
had not yet been removed.
Behind the station are some farm buildings.
This was a caravan park in the 1970s.
Station Approach. The main station building was designed
to look like a Swiss chalet.
The view from the bridge, opposite the Midland Hotel.
Famous British Winters (an external link)