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James Bond 007 lets the train take the strain

There are over 1.5 million photographs in our collection and there are quite a lot of images of road vehicles amongst them. That isn’t a surprise, as railway companies have always operated large numbers of vehicles for purposes such as local delivery of goods. However I can’t think of … Continue reading

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The human story behind a cabin trunk

In a previous blog I shared the story of Herman Booth and his cabin trunk. Earlier this week, I received a letter from Mr Booth’s relatives containing two wonderful photographs of the man himself. These snapshots offer a fascinating glimpse … Continue reading

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