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Choose from 35 items in our Railways Collection

Background imageRailways Collection: Bodmin

Bodmin General station open day, Bodmin, Cornwall. June 1987

Background imageRailways Collection: Calstock

Calstock viaduct, Cornwall. After 2nd March 1908

Railways Collection: Camborne

Camborne Collection
2 items

Railways Collection: Carbis Bay

Carbis Bay Collection
3 items

Background imageRailways Collection: Chacewater

Chacewater Viaduct, Cornwall. Around 1910

Background imageRailways Collection: Cheesewring

Cheesewring
Liskeard and Caradon Railway. Disused trackway near Cheesewring Quarry, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall. Around 1920

Railways Collection: Falmouth

Falmouth Collection
3 items

Background imageRailways Collection: Grampound Road

Grampound Road
The Royal Visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales, Grampound Road, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

Background imageRailways Collection: Gwinear Road

Gwinear Road
View of Gwinear Road station looking west, Cornwall. Possibly at the opening of the Helston branch line on 9th May 1887

Railways Collection: Hayle

Hayle Collection
3 items

Railways Collection: Looe

Looe Collection
2 items

Background imageRailways Collection: Lostwithiel

Lostwithiel
Clun Castle engine stops at Lostwithiel, Cornwall. September 1985

Railways Collection: Newquay

Newquay Collection
3 items

Railways Collection: Padstow

Padstow Collection
9 items

Background imageRailways Collection: Penponds

Penponds
Passenger train crossing Penponds Viaduct, Cornwall. Before 1899

Railways Collection: Penryn

Penryn Collection
2 items

Railways Collection: Perranporth

Perranporth Collection
3 items

Railways Collection: Perranwell

Perranwell Collection
4 items

Railways Collection: Ponsanooth

Ponsanooth Collection
2 items

Background imageRailways Collection: Redruth

Redruth
Express passenger train Trevingey, Redruth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Railways Collection: Saltash

Saltash Collection
4 items

Railways Collection: St Agnes

St Agnes Collection
2 items

Railways Collection: St Ives

St Ives Collection
2 items

Railways Collection: Truro

Truro Collection
22 items

Background imageRailways Collection: Truro railway station, Cornwall. 1914-1918

Truro railway station, Cornwall. 1914-1918
News stand on the platform of Truro station during the First World War. Two ladies and a young boy stand for the photograph. The picture shows many copies of newspapers and magazines for sale

Background imageRailways Collection: GWR (4-4-0) Bulldog SWIFT (3350) with men posed in front. Between 1900-1912

GWR (4-4-0) Bulldog SWIFT (3350) with men posed in front. Between 1900-1912
Image shows GWR (4-4-0) Bulldog SWIFT (3350) possibly at Truro station although the locality is unknown. Eight workers are posed in front of the locomotive

Background imageRailways Collection: Locomotive Smelter on the Redruth and Chacewater line, Cornwall. After 1854

Locomotive Smelter on the Redruth and Chacewater line, Cornwall. After 1854
Driver and fireman posing for the camera and a group of small children looking on from the vantage point of a high hedge in the background

Background imageRailways Collection: Bugle Railway Station, Bugle, Cornwall. Probably before 1910

Bugle Railway Station, Bugle, Cornwall. Probably before 1910
A general view of Bugle Railway Station. A train is in the station and loaded wagons belonging to T.J. Sharp & Co. can be seen in the goods yard. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRailways Collection: GWR tank number 34 pictured with four men on the St Ives branch. Around 1905

GWR tank number 34 pictured with four men on the St Ives branch. Around 1905
The image shows GWR number 34 pictured with two unnamed men, Charlie Gould the fireman standing on the running plate and the driver Nickie Curnow standing with his feeder (oil can)

Background imageRailways Collection: Penweathers Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall. Before 12th October 1926

Penweathers Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall. Before 12th October 1926
The original Brunel viaduct almost filled in to track level. This timber fan-structure and stone viaduct was replaced by the embankment on 12th October 1926. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRailways Collection: GWR 6-wheeled clerestory 3rd class coach No. 1692. Around 1912

GWR 6-wheeled clerestory 3rd class coach No. 1692. Around 1912
A Great Western Railway 6-wheeled clerestory 3rd class coach No. 1692. This particular coach was used in the Fowey strike in 1912

Background imageRailways Collection: Steam train outside Newquay station, Cornwall. Around 1925

Steam train outside Newquay station, Cornwall. Around 1925
Cornishman and amateur photographer, Major Arthur William Gill, was well known in Cornwall and elsewhere during the 1920s and 1930s for his presentations of stills

Background imageRailways Collection: Workers in front of locomotive GWR 1307. Possibly around 1895

Workers in front of locomotive GWR 1307. Possibly around 1895
A group of railway workers in front of the Great Western Railway engine 1307. The 2-4-2T engine was built by in 1895 by Kitson and Company and was withdrawn from service in 1926. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRailways Collection: Group of men and boys on a railway track, possibly Padstow-Wadebridge branch line, Cornwall

Group of men and boys on a railway track, possibly Padstow-Wadebridge branch line, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The figures in the picture, may not be railway workers; the dogs and wire suggest they may be a party out to snare rabbits

Background imageRailways Collection: Trenance viaduct, Newquay, Cornwall. Around 1910

Trenance viaduct, Newquay, Cornwall. Around 1910
View of the viaduct taken from Trenance Gardens, with four women, wearing straw boaters, standing in the foreground. Photographer: Unknown



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