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Inside our film collection: looking for nitrate film

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By Angelique Bonamy

archives today. In comparison, because of the vinegar syndrome, acetate films are not behaving so well. When it comes to polyester, it could theoretically last for 1000 years. The part…

Early Victorian Railway Excursions: ‘The Million Go Forth’

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By Susan Major

…obliged to travel eighty-five miles on a wet night, exposed to all the inclemency of the weather. (York Herald, 27 September 1856) From our archives – examples of excursion hand…

Displays & exhibitions in Search Engine

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By Peter Thorpe

…Deltic Preservation Society. Our next planned display is for the Flying Scotsman Preview Weekend on 28-30 May. We will have a selection of 4472-related items from our archives, and visitors…

Researching the trainspotters

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By Amy Banks

…British Railways ‘To Loco Spotters’ poster from 1953. NRM archives object 1998 – 10828 This British Railways poster sets out some rules to make sure that spotters were safe on…