Ash Cans

 Ash Cans or Dustbins?


Photo from Jim Buckley


Ash Cans or Dustbins?

Dustbins…however did we manage when you consider all the multi-coloured wheelie bins etc. today?..I know, there was less packaging and lots of things were burnt on the coal/coke fires we had! — in Rochdale.


  Marion Ashworth  Yes and the wagons we called ash carts.
30 April 2013 at 15:14

  Paula Suzanne Pollitt  what a ace pic should be framed and on a wall … its cool? or is it just me ?
30 April 2013 at 15:04

  Ken Bf Buckley  Thats rite i had forgotten that thanks
30 April 2013 at 15:43

  Ken Bf Buckley  We used to call them ash cans
30 April 2013 at 15:01

  Anne Gorton  my grandma called these middens not bins.
17 August 2014 at 10:58

  Laura O’Hagan Dalton  The metal bin kids were fantastic for skidding down hills in snow 🙂
17 August 2014 at 06:20


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