Some familiar scenes and a mystery for you to solve

Old Portsmouth in the 1920s or 1930s
Old Portsmouth in the 1920s or 1930s
The new trackbed for the Horndean Light Railway looking south across the bridge over Southwick Hill Road, Cosham, about 1903.

NOSTALGIA: Ready and waiting, the shiny new tracks climbing Portsdown Hill

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Don Lucas, who is an honorary alderman from Gosport, was given a set of pictures recently, most of which feature the Portsmouth area.

I’m featuring some today which show some familiar scenes.

South Street, Emsworth, with the Blue Bell pub on the right

South Street, Emsworth, with the Blue Bell pub on the right

However, one of them is a mystery to me and to Don, of Privett Road, Gosport.

It’s at the bottom of the page and although it rings bells I can’t place it.

Can you?

St Thomas's Street, Old Portsmouth

St Thomas's Street, Old Portsmouth

This is the mystery picture. Can you place it?

This is the mystery picture. Can you place it?

Hayling Island railway - a mixed train near Langstone

Hayling Island railway - a mixed train near Langstone