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Loading military vehicles, in 1944

Came across this interesting series of videos on the Imperial war museum site.  Interesting as apart from the historical interest, it shows how they loaded vehicles, and some great shots of Newmarket yard and LNER trains in wartime. THE 8TH … Continue reading

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Bluebell(s)

From Cha(I)rman Allan on Sunday…. Just had a nice train journey from Riddlesdown to Sheffield Park.   We were lucky to see Mallard there. But could not get a ride behind him……. Lol Come on!  If I made a joke … Continue reading

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Kent & East Sussex snaps

Last Thursday turned out to be a perfect spring day, so Maxine & I headed south to visit Bodiam Castle – an imposing and interesting medieval ruin. And of course, it’s only a couple of hundred yards to wander over … Continue reading

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Links….

An interesting publication on goods sheds and warehouses….. https://historicengland.org.uk/images-books/publications/railway-goods-shed-and-warehouse-in-england/the-railway-goods-shed-and-warehouse/ Why not to graffiti Japanese trains… https://japantoday.com/category/crime/australian-man-arrested-for-spraying-graffiti-on-tokyo-subway-cars And they’re here – expensive but wonderful!!!

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London Transport Museum Store, Acton – 2

Not sure what John was getting excited about here!  Behind are a Feltham tram and the standard London trolleybus design. The prototype trolleybus, No. 1. Feltham tram And the standard LCC design. On to the tube, with a borrowed Waterloo … Continue reading

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London Transport Museum Store, Acton – 1

After a couple of days recovering from NGSE, Tuesday morning it was off to London.  I had been invited to join a private tour of the London Transport Museum Depot.  Situated in an old underground maintenance depot out at Acton, … Continue reading

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Links….

A few more odds and ends that I’ve been saving….. Riding the tube – a photo essay.  During his commute into central London, photographer Stefan Rousseau has started taking pictures of his fellow passengers, who are often absorbed in their … Continue reading

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