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Portadown help the government in the 2nd WW
Portadown help the government in the 2nd WW

A little fact known about Portadown Foundry is they assisted the government in the 2nd WW by helping to produce the tanks that helped in the DDay landings.

Foundry book
Foundry book

A page from our foundry book

Thank You Trevor
Thank You Trevor

Trevor''s resignation from the post of Honorary Treasurer of the Society



A Talk on Portadown and the Railways by Arnold Sleator.
A Talk on Portadown and the Railways by Arnold Sleator.


A Mary Peters Story.
A Mary Peters Story.

An Excerpt from the book '' A History of Portadown Foundry 1844 - 1983''.

The African Head Story - Addendum to The History of the Foundry Book.
The African Head Story - Addendum to The History of the Foundry Book.




foundry book
foundry book

book

Sequel to ''The Dickie Lunn Footballing Story''
Sequel to ''The Dickie Lunn Footballing Story''


''The Dickie Lunn Fotballing Story''
''The Dickie Lunn Fotballing Story''




A History of Portadown Foundry
A History of Portadown Foundry


List of Accredited Book Sellers
List of Accredited Book Sellers


The Portadown Gasworks Gates Project
The Portadown Gasworks Gates Project


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A little known fact
A little known fact

Portadown’ s water supply used to be pumped direct from the River Bann with it so steam pump where the Regal cinema/ entertainment centre is now.
The old Town Hall
The old Town Hall

Who remembers the old Town Hall?
Deliveries in the early 1900’s
Deliveries in the early 1900’s

An old photo showing deliveries to Brankins Pub around the 1900.
The gentleman standing in centre of gateway is believed to be Thomas Brankin, The gentleman on extreme left of photo is believed to be Eamonn''s great grandfather Thomas Brankin.

The photograph was taken about 1900, Brankins Bar then would have been considered to be on the edge of town, nowadays the site would be considered as the centre of The Tunnel. Obins Street.

Brankin''s used to board people and stable horses in the buildings at the rear of the Pub.
The old signal coming into Portadown north side.
The old signal coming into Portadown north side.

The old signal coming into Portadown north side.
Carngrove Hotel
Carngrove Hotel

This photo shows the Carngrove Hotel being demolished. This was Mr George Stanley (who was the managing director of the gasworks till his death in 1975) house which he made into the hotel. Unfortunately he didn’t see it as he passed away shortly after getting the licence for alcohol. You can read more about Mr George Stanley in the Gasworks book.

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