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Search Engine – the first 10 years

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/search-engine-the-first-10-years/
By Peter Thorpe

This week we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of Search Engine, our library and archive centre.

A Tail from the Cuthbert Grasemann Archive

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/tail-from-the-cuthbert-grasemann-archive/
By Philippa Turner

Archives and Records Management Masters student Philippa Turner delves into the delights of our archives.

Disability History Month: Of accidents and prosthetics

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/disability-history-month-of-accidents-and-prosthetics/
By Mike Esbester

To mark Disability History Month, Mike Esbester explores what historically happened after a railway accident.

New Resource – Midland Railway Timetable Finding Aid

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/new-midland-railway-timetable-finding-aid/
By David Geldard and Roy Burrows

A useful new resource will help anyone interested in the history of the Midland Railway.

Great Western Railway Engineers: Churchward, Gresley, Maunsell, Bulleid and Holcroft

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/great-western-railway-engineers/
By Charlotte Dennard

Cataloguing the archive collection of Harold Holcroft’s papers has revealed an insight into the man’s life.

Navvies: Caught on the wrong side of the track

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/navvies-caught-wrong-side-track/
By Tom Shillam

Exploring the archives sheds light on the early links between railways and crime.

Going Underground with the Price & Reeves Collection

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/going-underground-with-the-price-reeves-collection/
By Tania Parker

How were London’s main transport arteries constructed?

Builders of Locomotives to the World’s Railways

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/10179-2/
By Tania Parker

From Brazil to India and Japan, what can railway manufacturers’ archives tell us about key moments in rail history around the world?

End of an Electrical Engineering Era

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/end-of-an-electrical-engineering-era/
By Charlotte Dennard

Delve into some of the amazing records from the GEC Traction archive, which is available to the public for the first time in 20 years.

Commander of last British Ambulance train speaks

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/commander-of-last-british-ambulance-train-speaks-at-nrm-railways-and-warfare-conference/
By Alison Kay

The story of the ambulance train continues long after the end of the Second World War.

“I saw it in the works magazine” – casting light on the English Electric workforce

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/i-saw-it-in-the-works-magazine/
By Charlotte Dennard

Glass negatives from the GEC Traction archive cast light onto the lives of the workers behind the machines.

Conserving the Great Heck books of condolence

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/conserving-the-great-heck-books/
By Wendy S-Woodiwis

Preserving the paper records of a tragic crash can be challenging in a flood-prone environment.