Ashlynn Welburn explores the intertwined histories of the queer community and the railways.
Another update from Law on the joy of prototyping, and how visitors have got involved.
On the 50th anniversary of the Ugandan Asian expulsion order, Sophie Vohra and William Law look into the history of South Asian communities in East Africa and Britain, and how their paths have crossed with British owned and operated railways.
Mike Esbester shares fantastic news from the Railway Work, Life and Death project, which has 16,000 new records.
Sarah Price shares some good news about the new building soon to appear at Locomotion.
In line with Queen Elizabeth’s platinum jubilee, three of our placement students from Macquarie University, Sydney, have looked into British royal tours in Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries. Here are some of the fascinating stories they unearthed.
Debs, from exhibit developer Stand + Stare, shares progress on development of our conductive wall exhibit including a recent visit to the museum.
Alex and Tania share a few highlights of our first set of archived corporate records.
Conservation intern Shoun Obana explains the delicate process of handling an old document.
Dr Ashley Fisher from York Archaeological Trust describes York’s rich history and the archaeological survey happening at the museum.
James tells us about the Locomotion Youth Team and his DofE success.
Gareth explores the work of Ada Lovelace for International Day of Women in Science.