I stood right there next to the photographer when that was taken - he then shared it with me and somehow it ended up in the pressView attachment 316
Part of our history.
Ps. and slightly O/T but as I was trying to find an old picture of Raikes Hall stadium I somehow stumbled upon New Brighton (Wirral) Tower. In my 30-odd years I have never known about this now demolished rival to Blackpool's tower until today!