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‘Slick Silent Switches': fittings and flourishes from the Wolverton Works

The Wolverton Works archive contains drawings of early locomotives, carriages and wagons, it also contains images of intricately designed fittings. These fittings show off the glamour of travel in early 19th century railway carriages as well as the proud and painstaking … Continue reading

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Diagrams, deers and decor: lighting represented in railway engineering archives

The Wolverton Works archive contains thousands of drawings of carriages, wagons and early locomotives.  It also, rather surprisingly, contains a large number of light fitting designs. This is because as well as just the engineering of the vehicles, the works … Continue reading

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