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From The Archive: Streets Of Enugu State And The Cars Around Then In 1959 (Photos)

Nwogbunyama Emeka

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Let’s take a trip down the memory lane of the olden days. These photographs were taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while on research in Enugu state of Nigeria in the year 1959.

These pictures contain the street scenes of Enugu state of Nigeria and the cars on the streets those days.

Look at the caption just beneath the picture to know where it is.

How many cars can you identify in the pictures?





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street of Enugu and cars around then

Kingsway Building Okpara Avenue, Enugu

 

Eastern Regional High Court, Enugu, Nigeria

Eastern Regional High Court, Enugu, Nigeria

 

street of Enugu and cars around then

Enugu Municipal Offices building, Enugu, Nigeria

 

street of Enugu and cars around then





 

street of Enugu and cars around then

Okpara avenue, just by the old cfao motors and close to where chris chemists is right now

 

street of Enugu and cars around then

 

street of Enugu and cars around then

Okpara Avenue

 

street of Enugu and cars around then





Emeka is a Contributor at Autojosh. A graduate of Electrical/Electronic Engineering with a B.Eng degree. Emeka is a car enthusiast who is interested in traveling, writing, movies and driving. He also loves drinking garri with cold water.

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