The old Library

I remember first coming here and decisions decisions, which Thomas the Tank Engine book should it be? The bookshelves were huge but then again I was small. I thought about Gordon or Henry as they were the biggest yet what about Edward? With all that steam, Ringo’s voice is now in my head…

Upstairs was the ballroom, I attended various events there including weddings and the East Bradford Cycling Club yearly dinner. This building was through the Carnegie foundation. Andrew Carnegie was one of the wealthiest men in the world, his wealth was made through steel and the railways in the US of A.

He decided to start giving his fortune to charity before he died, I’m no expert on him but in the 18 and 19 hundreds, to give away your personal wealth was pretty much unheard of.

Carnegie library windhill

The Windhill Library is a superb building which has been allowed to fall into ruin. Maybe it should be dis-mantled and rebuilt where it would be used?

Anyway, did I choose Diesel…

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