Old photographs

We’ve already shared some of the wonderful family photos that local people have let us scan for the project, here on this blog. We’ve now found a whole load more evocative old photos in the collections at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes. Not all of themĀ come from Swaledale but they are pretty special as some are really early. HereĀ are some of the the highlights. Firstly some dairying pics, probably from Wensleydale.

And next, some haymaking images, some we know are from Swaledale, others may be from Wensleydale or elsewhere in the Yorkshire Dales: