Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Life and Career of Percy Wilson

This is one of a series of blog posts we’ll be bringing you in the run-up to our huge 9-day Railfest 2012 festival in June 2012. More blog posts about Railfest 2012 While doing research for Railfest 2012, I have … Continue reading

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A petition to let railway staff grow moustaches

One of the nicest things about working in Search Engine is coming across fascinating items in the archives that I didn’t know about. Quite often I happen upon some wonderful items while I’m retrieving material for a researcher, or just searching the museum’s inventory in order to … Continue reading

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Summer poster exhibition – the rejects!

I’m currently working on a poster exhibition for the summer entitled Hints for Holidays, all about seaside holidays. It’s a really difficult job to select only 40 or 50 posters from the 11,000+ in the collection, so I thought I’d pick out a few … Continue reading

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