The steelworks were disappearing, the city was in flux — Berris Conolly captured it all
‘Where the sound of heavy industry could be heard day and night, there was now near silence’
Good afternoon members — and welcome to Tuesday’s Tribune.
I first saw the photograph in a piece in the New Statesman by Sheffield author Rachel Genn. The story was about the author’s experiences growing up in 1980s Sheffield, and included a brilliant picture taken from Broad Street near the Durham Ox pub. The photo, Genn wrote, showed “a land of war; a …