THEY wore the short shorts, the hard hats and weren't afraid to show off a bit of chest either.
This week's Throwback Thursday gallery is dedicated to the local working class men - the tradies of the 80s and some of the 90s thrown into the mix too.
Here's some photos from that time taken by The Northern Daily Leader photographers back in the day.
Check out some of The Leader’s other Throwback/Flashback Galleries
If history is your thing have you had a look at The Northern Daily Leader’s Tamworth 200 campaign? To celebrate the bicentenary The Northern Daily Leader is featuring 200 faces between now and the end of the year. See who has featured so far OR submit your own Face of Tamworth.
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