A trawl through the Yorath Lewis archive sheds light on an experimental railway design built for 1924’s British Empire Exhibition.
Delve into intriguing and unexpected finds from our extensive archive of railway records, working drawings, personal papers, photographs and more.
Take a look at our free online course, in partnership with the University of Strathclyde.
Regular visitor Matthew has made good use of Search Engine to fuel his enthusiasm for engines.
IRS regular Jonathan recaps seminars from 2017 and 2018 for those curious about what goes on.
We get a surprising amount of enquiries about railway clocks. Luckily, we have quite a few records in the archives.
Photographic Archives Volunteer Nick has found some intriguing images in a collection covering the Nidd Valley Light Railway.
The whole Archive team delves into the history of the sound recordist on the centenary of his birth.
Photographic Archive Volunteer Anne McLean shares her love of a teenager’s set of photographs and letters.
Cantlie Project Archivist Leena Lindell shares the story of a man who travelled the world and carved his career in the railways of three continents.
Dr Mike Esbester needs a hand on 5 February—here’s why.