Photo above of yours truly (one on the left) in the Westerner, Barton Arcade, the stagecoach was the window display.
Picture of Barton Arcade, The Westerner was on the corner as the road turns to the left.
Don't remember too many cowboys wearing flares but remember wanting one of those jackets.
Picture was taken for a promo in Manchester Evening News.
Image courtesy Phil Nadin.
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The Westerner, Oldham St. What? Me do grafficks or whatever they're called. Nah - I just emptied the bins and left rubbish in carrier bags to be nicked. I remember the time that somebody decided we needed a couple of wagon or cart wheels for the ... Read More
The Westerner, Oldham St.What? Me do grafficks or whatever they're called. Nah - I just emptied the bins and left rubbish in carrier bags to be nicked.I remember the time that somebody decided we needed a couple of wagon or cart wheels for the in-department display. And hey presto, two miraculously appeared, albeit they were a bit on the small side. Which is when a very angry-to-the-power-of-ten barrow boy stormed in to retrieve them. His barrow lay in the rain in Short St minus its wheels. I could visualise an unpleasant retribution in the making but fortunately there was no blood-letting. 'Appy days them were!