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Old Bangor railway station - 1 © The Carlisle Kid cc-by-sa/2.0
Old Bangor railway station. Designed by Charles Lanyon and built 1864-5 for the Belfast, Holywood & Bangor Railway, the station building was in poor condition by the mid-1990s. It was demolished at the end of 1999 and replaced with the present structure.
Bangor & Ballyholme Bay via Heysham-Belfast Ferry. Vintage Northern Ireland Travel Poster
This Irish travel poster was produced around 1904 to promote the new Belfast - Heysham ferry Route. It shows Belfasts neighbouring coastal town of Bangor and describes it as ‘Ireland’s Premier Watering Place’. Many sailing boats can be seen in Bangor harbour along with the pier and inset is an enticing illustration of the sheltered Ballyholme Bay which is practically at the entrance to Belfast Lough. Artist as yet is unknown.