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1896 - "The Great Storm" at Blackpool.

The Great Storm of 8th October 1896 wrought havoc along the Fylde Coast.  

 High tide at Blackpool, 8 October 1896.
High tide at Blackpool, 8 October 1896.

Blackpool Promenade during the storm.
Blackpool Promenade during the storm.  

 

Destroyed hulking opposite the Imperial Hotel.
Destroyed hulking opposite the Imperial Hotel.

 

The Gynn Slade, at the northerly end was completely demolished and part of the road undermined.
The Gynn Slade, at the northerly end was completely demolished and part of the road undermined.