Płock in the early 1900s

Plock in Old Photographs

Płock 1900

A view of the castle on Tumskie Hill and the river Wisla (Vistula) in Płock, Poland, c.1909.

A selection of images from our archive of the city of Płock in the early 1900s. Plock is located in the province of Mazowieckie in central-east Poland and is approximately 120 kilometres (70 miles) north-west of Warsaw.

plock 1909

An old photographic picture postcard of ulica Grodzka in Plock, c.1909.

Four things you may not know about Plock:
- Between 1079 and 1138 Plock served as the capital of the Polish state.
- Plock was renamed Schröttersburg after Germany invaded Poland in late 1939.
- The American denim jeans manufacturer Levi Straus have a large factory in Plock.
- The current population of Plock is just over 120,000.

plock wisla

A bridge over the River Wisla / Vistula / Wisłą in Plock, Poland, c.1909.

Related content on Polish Poland: old images of Płock during the communist 1970s.

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