Archivist Alison Kay reveals some beautiful items from the Wolverton Works archive.
Archivist Alison Kay picks out some culinary highlights from our collection.
In Search Engine, our archive and library centre, we receive many thousands of enquiries each year by letter and email. We get some fascinating questions, and one recent query was quite unusual, so I thought I’d share it with you.
You’ve heard of outreach, but what do our ‘Inreach’ volunteers get up to at the museum’s library and archive?
What happened to lost property in Victorian railway stations? Ruth Leach delves into the archives to find out.
A delve into the Museum’s archives reveals a railway design icon.
Search Engine Assistant Peter Thorpe reveals the story behind a weird and wonderful document from our collection.
Archivist Alison Kay reveals the story behind this apparently illegible letter from our archives.
If you missed our display of royal train-related items, Search Engine Assistant Peter Thorpe has picked out some highlights for blog readers to enjoy.
Search Engine Assistant Peter Thorpe reveals a less well-known aspect of railway advertising.
On National Poetry Day (7 October), Search Engine launched a competition to find the next budding railway poet.
This is the second part in a series of blog posts written by Robin Gibson, who’s working on the conservation of an 1860s locomotive model.