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Monday, January 04, 2010

The New Year on Market Street


Not New Year's Day but the first Saturday in January around 9.45 a.m. Hyde Market is on the left and the Town Hall is on the right.

Overnight there had been a sharp frost and fresh snow started falling around 8.30 a.m. so by the time people went out to start shopping even the main roads were affected. The snow had stopped briefly which was when I took this and some other photographs. It soon started snowing again though and continued most of the day.

By lunch time the gritters had been out, the main roads were passable and the market ground was awash with salty slush.

This photograph looking up Market Street was taken from the middle of the road by the bollard you can see in the photograph looking down Market Street which can be found on Hyde DP Xtra.

9 comments:

Dimple said...

This is a pretty street. I enlarged the photo, it was worth it!

Lois said...

Very lovely scene!

ρομπερτ said...

Thank you for this small escape into winterland - still reminds me of home.
Please have you all a wonderful new week.

imac said...

Great shot Gerald, not many folk around for market day.

In Three Rivers, Michigan said...

I hate it when the pretty snow turns to grimy slush. Very nice "middle of the road" shot!
Three Rivers Daily Photo

Dianne said...

I like the rich colors of the buildings against all that white
very pretty scene
I love the air when it first stops snowing - all that stillness

Tony said...

Looks like a great place to just take a casual walk...

Hood Photo Blog said...

Very wintery!!! Thanks for the feedback about my text colors on my blog. I changed it to white, so hopefully it stands out better :)

Rose said...

Love this one, too!

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