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New Octagonal Cap for Gatepost almost completed.
New Octagonal Cap for Gatepost almost completed.


Robert Magee constructing a new cap for gate post
Robert Magee constructing a new cap for gate post


Architect''s drawing of the new Gates Installation
Architect''s drawing of the new Gates Installation




The Black Marble Plaque installed beside the Gasworks Gates.
The Black Marble Plaque installed beside the Gasworks Gates.


ASDA's New Store in Edenderry, Portadown.
ASDA's New Store in Edenderry, Portadown.

ASDA Store on Day One 19/11/12.

Mayor Carla and Dame Mary Peters at ASDA.
Mayor Carla and Dame Mary Peters at ASDA.

Cutting the ribbon to open ASDA's new store



Mayor Carla Lockhart at ASDA Opening
Mayor Carla Lockhart at ASDA Opening

Mayor Carla Socialising. Congratulations on Maintaining such a busy schedule.

Dame Mary Peters DBE. LL.
Dame Mary Peters DBE. LL.

Dame Mary Peters with her Foundry Book at Opening of the new ASDA Store

Dame Mary Peters DBE. LL.
Dame Mary Peters DBE. LL.

Mary Peters receiving her copy of the Foundry Book



Book Distribution 18/11/12
Book Distribution 18/11/12

ECAHS working group of volunteers

Book Launch 18/10/12
Book Launch 18/10/12

Group of ex employees at book launch

Book Launch 18/10/12
Book Launch 18/10/12

Mayor Carla Lockhart launching the book

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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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