Central Park Turnstile c1902 by Joanne (iPhone SE)
On display in the Museum of Wigan Life.
Comment by Fred Mason on 2nd December 2019 at 09:08
Very interesting, Joanne.
I wonder how old that turnstile is.
Comment by carl on 2nd December 2019 at 10:16
they were green in 1926 joanne
Comment by Mick on 2nd December 2019 at 11:11
About 10 years ago I was in the library and the librarian told me that the turnstile was a fake, she said it had come from Blackpool tower circus.
Comment by barry on 2nd December 2019 at 12:13
great memories things like that bring i wonder how many kids were lifted over the gates back then .some good attendants when times were hard and how many times that pedal was pressed
Comment by Maureen on 2nd December 2019 at 12:24
There's an awful lot of history in that one article..if only it could speak Joanne.
Comment by Veronica on 2nd December 2019 at 12:43
It just shouts history and workmanship... Nothing similar could be made these days with the crafmanship that has gone into that turnstile.
I think more effort could have been done to paint it the same colour as it was though...
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