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The never seen before photos of Wakefield through the ages

Today we turn back the clock to showcase how Wakefield has changed down the years.

These never been seen before images online are published courtesy of Getty Images:

Neil Fox resting after the Challenge Cup final in which he won the man of the match award. As part of the Wakefield Trinity team which won three Challenge Cups and two Championships, Fox became the highest point scorer in the history of the game and won the nickname 'The Points Machine'.

5. 1962

Neil Fox resting after the Challenge Cup final in which he won the man of the match award. As part of the Wakefield Trinity team which won three Challenge Cups and two Championships, Fox became the highest point scorer in the history of the game and won the nickname 'The Points Machine'.
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An L.N.E.R. train arriving at Wakefield railway station.

6. August 1937

An L.N.E.R. train arriving at Wakefield railway station.
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Pit boy jockeys on their way to the paddock at the Pit Pony Parade and race meeting at Thorp near Wakefield.

7. August 1925

Pit boy jockeys on their way to the paddock at the Pit Pony Parade and race meeting at Thorp near Wakefield.
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Senior schoolboys enjoying a cigarette  at Highfields Grammar School, near Wakefield. The headmaster, Rev Edward Smithies, believes that officially sanctioning the habit will make it lose its attraction.

8. Year unknown

Senior schoolboys enjoying a cigarette at Highfields Grammar School, near Wakefield. The headmaster, Rev Edward Smithies, believes that officially sanctioning the habit will make it lose its attraction.
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