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