Delve into intriguing and unexpected finds from our extensive archive of railway records, working drawings, personal papers, photographs and more.
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.
Photographic Archives Volunteer Nick sheds some light on an unusual discovery.
Tim Else talks us through the Alan Jackson Index project, which is now available online.
Dr Mike Esbester introduces a new resource from the ‘Railway Work, Life & Death’ project to coincide with Disability History Month.
Dr Mike Esbester digs deeper into records from the Fallen Railwaymen database.