Rare pictures of Old Calcutta -Part-1

A British Fighter at Red Road ,Kolkata
A British Spitfire plane at Red Road , Kolkata during World War -II .For a temporary period , this important road of Kolkata was used as an Airstrip.Photo courtesy Team bhp.



Bus Standing near Howrah Station circa 1945.
Buses Standing near Howrah Station circa 1945. Photo courtesy teambhp.com Rare pictures of old Calcutta
Chowringhee Tram terminus
Chowringhee Tram terminus during British Era.The photo was taken from the rooftop of The Statesman Building. You can notice the famous Tipu Sultan Mosque on the left-hand corner.Photo courtesy Getty Images.
Chowringhee Tram Terminus of Old Calcutta
Chowringhee Tram Terminus of Old Calcutta which is still operational until today. The photo was taken sometime during the early 50s. Getty Images Rare pictures of old Calcutta

A Busy Esplanade Streets during the 50

A Busy Esplanade Streets during the 50s. Tram used to play a pivotal role in the transport system of Kolkata those days. Getty images                                     PART 2 COMING SOON

Kolkata, the City of Joy has been enchanting me, since childhood, of her glorified past and also the time at present.This blog is made with the intention to give you a brief and photographic detail of the famous spots of Kolkata with a pinch of little-known history behind it.