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From Glasgow Around the Globe

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/from-glasgow-around-the-globe/
By Tania Parker

Records of the North British Locomotive Company Ltd. & Constituent Companies are now published—here’s what’s inside.

Time detectives—discovering the history of railway clocks

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/time-detectives-discovering-the-history-of-railway-clocks/
By Peter Thorpe

We get a surprising amount of enquiries about railway clocks. Luckily, we have quite a few records in the archives.

In pictures: Constructing the Scar House Dam

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/in-pictures-constructing-the-scar-house-dam/
By Nick Ansell

Photographic Archives Volunteer Nick has found some intriguing images in a collection covering the Nidd Valley Light Railway.

Peter Handford: A pioneer of sound

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/peter-handford-a-pioneer-of-sound/
By Archive Team

The whole Archive team delves into the history of the sound recordist on the centenary of his birth.

The Kenneth Cantlie Archive

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/the-kenneth-cantlie-archive/
By Leena Lindell

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.

Rocket, Railtrack and a history of design

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/rocket-railtrack-and-a-history-of-design/
By Karen Baker

Five drawings of Rocket are among the latest collections now available in Search Engine.

Can you help on Transcription Tuesday?

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/can-you-help-on-transcription-tuesday/
By Mike Esbester

Dr Mike Esbester needs a hand on 5 February—here’s why.

Daddy long-legs—a weird and wonderful railway

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/daddy-long-legs-a-weird-and-wonderful-railway/
By Nick Ansell

Photographic Archives Volunteer Nick sheds some light on an unusual discovery.

Railway Workers After the Accident

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/railway-workers-after-the-accident/
By Mike Esbester

Dr Mike Esbester introduces a new resource from the ‘Railway Work, Life & Death’ project to coincide with Disability History Month.

A glimpse into the history of the ‘Concrete Works’

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/the-concrete-works/
By Peter Thorpe

Peter Thorpe digs deeper into the history of the building which still stands in the museum’s car park.

Railway Work, Life & Death—latest from the project

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/railway-work-life-death-latest-from-the-project/
By Mike Esbester

Dr Mike Esbester explores the latest goings-on from an important collaborative railway research project.

From York to Sierra Leone—a tale of two railway museums

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/from-york-to-sierra-leone-a-tale-of-two-railway-museums/
By Anthony Coulls

Senior Curator Anthony Coulls discusses the National Railway Museum’s partnership with Sierra Leone’s railway museum.