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Tank outside the Town Hall -Ballymena Today – Throwback Thursday

Ballymena has seen a lot of things over the years – The Rolling Stones performing at the Flamingo Ballroom, giant apples in the People’s Park but did you know that we once had a tank outside the Town Hall? Well here you go!

Tank outside the Town Hall -Ballymena Today - Throwback Thursday

Tank outside the Town Hall -Ballymena Today – Throwback Thursday

This photograph is dated 6th December 1940 and show children getting the chance to sit in the tank and even try on a helmet! This photograph came from the Old Photos of Ballymena Facebook group which you can visit by clicking here.

Click here to see more old photographs of Ballymena in our Ballymena Today – Throwback Thursday posts which include vintage snaps of some our our main business and shopping streets in town including Greenvale Street and Church Street.