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