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Can you read this letter? There’s a prize on offer if you can

Below is a letter from the Hackworth family archive. The letter is cross written, a technique that Victorians used to save paper and reduce the cost of postage. The Hackworth archive is full of letters like this, and our team have been … Continue reading

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34 amazing Flying Scotsman models – vote for your winner!

Voting is now open in our Flying Scotsman make-a-model competition. Head straight to http://www.nrm.org.uk/scotsmancomp, browse through photographs of all the amazing Flying Scotsman models we’ve been sent, and vote for your favourite. If you’re visiting the National Railway Museum in … Continue reading

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