Bird’s eye view of King’s Lynn half a century or more ago
The docks, waterfront, town centre and town's hinterland were all captured on film in the 1950, 60s and 70s.
Grainy black and white images show boats still using the Purfleet, which was open to the tides.
The picture was taken from the top of the grain silo which once stood on Common Staithe Quay.
Even 1970s camera equipment and film were capable of catching the amazing light as sun broke through a rain squall producing 'Jacob's ladders'.
The picture looks south over the town from what is now the college of West Anglia - with Lynn Minster's twin towers visible in the distance.
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Alexandra Dock bustles with shipping in this aerial view of the Port of Lynn in 1960.
The docks had their own branch line, along which most freight then travelled.
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A parade in Tower Gardens was captured from the nearby St Nicholas Tower in 1978.
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The Town Hall and Saturday Market Place, seen from the minster, are little changed.
But the skyline of the town is less cluttered now silos have been removed and granaries converted into homes.