4 thoughts on “Day Trip from West Row Fire Station

  1. Definitely not West Row. Probably their destination. My uncle James Carrol had a fruit and veg warehouse in West Row, on the opposite side of the street to the fire station. I worked there Saturdays, and some Wednesdays, taking fruit and veg down to his stall on Stockton market 1963/64 to finance myself at South Shields Marine college. One of the lads worked full time for my uncle. He was Gerrald Patterson. His father was a leading fireman at West Row station.

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  2. I agree photo wasn’t taken on West Row, but the gentleman in the back row, right hand end, does look like Harry Hill, he was a Sub Officer in West Row in the 1960s, and I think he was Station Officer when the Fire Station moved to South Road Norton. The man third from Right looks like Stan Collinson, he was a L/Fm in the 60s. Both these men were members of Blue Watch. Can’t say I recognise anyone else, and it was probably taken sometime in the 50s.

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  3. West Row is left off Dovecote Street from the High Street down towards the car park opposite Boyes. But I must say that the photo doesn’t look as if its in West Row. Maybe they left from West Row but have now arrived at their destination.

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