The date: September 3rd, 1939.
The day World WarII was declared.
Pictured from left to right are...
J.O'Donnell, J.B.Winder, J.Gerris, L.Nelson, J.Campbell,
Pictured above are some of the members of the Dalton
Cycling Club before the start of the Barrow-Newby Bridge-Barrow time-trial. This race ran
from the Roose Conservative Club in Barrow-in-Furness, Flass Lane, Rating Lane, out along
Abbey Road to Millbrow, Dalton, Ulverston (Station Corner), Queen Street, King Street,
Fountain Street, Hart Street, Sunderland Terrace, Arrad Foot, Greenodd, Haverthwaite Cross
Roads, Backbarrow Village, Blue Mills, turn at Windermere Road End (Newby Bridge) and
retraced the route. A total distance of 35 miles over what would today be called a