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    London Smog, 1952 - in the late 50's the smog was so thick in the East End where I lived, Mother's would take the kids to school while all holding onto a skipping rope so we wouldn't get lost & we had to wear a mask, was scary for a six year old!!!!

    A London bus makes its way along Fleet Street in heavy smog, December 1952 Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

    5 December 1952: Blackfriars, mid-morning. | 26 Haunting Photos Of The London Fog

    Two friends. 1952 - looks like so much longer ago but I can definitely see a car!

    I'm such an anglophile hehe maybe genetic hehe (Robert Frank Photo) London 1952

    6 December 1952: Fleet Street These chilling images were taken during London’s Great Smog of ’52. For four days the city of London was blanketed by a poisonous smog that reduced visibility to a few yards and led to an estimated 12,000 fatalities.

    London (English Bankers) (gelatin silver print, 1952) – Robert Frank (b.1924). @designerwallace

    Beautiful double decker! London.

    A man guiding a London bus through thick fog with a flaming torch, 1952

    1952: Liverpool Street. | 31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

    6 December 1952: Piccadilly Circus. - London was covered in “fog” at the beginning of the 20th Century, culminating in the Great Smog in 1952.