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ADX/1402: Railway photographs and ephemera


Ref: ADX/1402

Reference: [GB 0212] ADX/1402
Title: Railway photographs and ephemera
Date(s): 1880-1955
Level: Fonds
Extent: 12 files

Scope and Content:

Photographs and ephemera relating to railways and the Great Western Railway in particular. 

REF: ADX/1402/1
DATE: March 1920 and March-April 1947
EXTENT: 2 volumes
NATURE AND CONTENT: Great Western Railway Magazine
1. Vol. XXXII No. 3, March 1920
2. Volume 59 No. 3, March & April 1947.

REF: ADX/1402/2
DATE: n. d. [c. 1955]
EXTENT: 1 volume
NATURE AND CONTENT: Brochure: ‘Party outings by rail and combined tours by rail, river and road’ produced by British Railways Western Region.

REF: ADX/1402/3
DATE: 6 October 1947
EXTENT: 1 volume
NATURE AND CONTENT: ‘Great Western Railway Time Tables, October 6th 1947 (and until further notice)’.  Possibly the last set of timetables ever issued by the Great Western Railway. 

REF: ADX/1402/4
DATE: 1880
EXTENT: 1 item
‘Great Western Railway Programme of Tourist Arrangements, 1880’ (tariff for tourist tickets)

REF: ADX/1402/5
DATE: 1914
EXTENT: 1 item
Timetable and price tariff for Cambrian Railways’ Grand Rail and Motor Tour to Snowdon, 1 June to 11 July 1914.  

REF: ADX/1402/6
DATE: 1932, 1948 and n. d.
EXTENT: 4 dockets
NATURE AND CONTENT: Four Great Western Railway dockets (two unused) for various goods and services.  One issued at Aberaeron, 27 April 1948.

REF: ADX/1402/7
DATE: n. d.
EXTENT: 2 photographs
NATURE AND CONTENT: Two identical photocopies (one inscribed ‘WHM. Photos 93’) of photograph of steam-hauled passenger train standing at unidentified railway station.

REF: ADX/1402/8
DATE: n. d
EXTENT: 4 photographs
NATURE AND CONTENT: Photographs of Aberaeron railway station.
1. ‘Aberayron Station’, train on platform, passengers boarding. 1920s.
2. ‘Aberayron Station’, steam engine and carriage, two men and a boy on platform. No date.
3. Station and goods yard, houses in background. No date. 2 copies.

REF: ADX/1402/9
DATE: n. d.
EXTENT: 1 photograph
Interior of station master’s office at unidentified location. Photograph by Tony Smiles of Burghfield Common, Berks. 

REF: ADX/1402/10
DATE: n. d.
EXTENT: 2 photographs
1. Photograph of steam locomotive no. 2872 stamped ‘Copyright N. E. Stead’ on reverse.
2. Photograph of steam locomotive no. 4705 stamped ‘Copyright N. E. Stead’ on reverse.

REF: ADX/1402/11
DATE: n. d. [pre-1948]
EXTENT: 1 envelope containing assorted ephemera
NATURE AND CONTENT: Great Western Railway ‘Holiday Haunts Book Marker’ plus assortment of unused paper tickets. 

REF: ADX/1402/12
DATE: n. d. [pre-1948]
EXTENT: 4 stamps
NATURE AND CONTENT: Set of four Great Western Railway prepaid newspaper parcel stamps.  
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