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 old postcard shows the aftermath of the landslip on 8th February 1910 that demolished cottages at the Bogs(near Hagg […]
The view is taken from the South Bank and looks as though it may be somewhere upstream of Hagg Bank