Members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers paying a centenary to the cottage in which George Stephenson was born on the centenary of the first Locomotive driven by Stephenson in the Midlands. The engineers had travelled in the pictured Diesel/Electric railcar which was a recent innovation.
J W Carmichael had been commissioned to make a series of drawings of various locations on the railway. This one […]
William Curley, (one of my Great Grandfather’s cousins) The text says: “Mr. William Curley of the Old School Walbottle, who […]
This view taken from an old postcard shows the Bird Inn with the landlords name. The side of Laburnum House […]