A general view of the beach at Blackpool South Shore in 1903, with Blackpool Tower in the background.
Take a nostalgic look back through these amazing images from Blackpool's past, including a time before the town's famous tower had been built.
The beach at Blackpool before the tower was built in 1880. Regent Terrace at Blackpool, Lancashire in 1893. The south shore at Blackpool, Lancashire, from the South Pier in 1893. Talbot Square in Blackpool, with the Theatre Royal and Talbot Dining Rooms in the background, circa 1893. Bathing machines lined up on the beach in front of the North Pier in 1900 The entrance to Winter Gardens pavilion in 1903. The entrance to Blackpool's Great Wheel in 1903. A family preparing to take a donkey ride on Blackpool beach, 1903. Lancashire. Blackpool sands packed with holidaymakers in 1932 The crowds at Blackpool beach, with the tower in the background in 1920. 22nd February 1939: The opera house under construction at Blackpool. Blackpool Tower is in the centre. Illuminated rides at The Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, including a ferris wheel and the Big Dipper, 10th September 1955.