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1933 Collection

Background image1933 Collection: Cheltenham Spa St James turntable, 1933

Cheltenham Spa St James turntable, 1933
Duke Class locomotive, number 3261, sits on the turntable at Cheltenham St James station, Gloucestershire, 1933. The station was the end of the line so the turntable helped move the locomotives in

Background image1933 Collection: Adlestrop Station, Gloucestershire, 1933

Adlestrop Station, Gloucestershire, 1933
A view of Adlestrop Station in Gloucestershire, 1933, showing the station building, track and goods shed. Adlestrop station opened in 1853 on the Cotswold Line, and closed in 1966

Background image1933 Collection: Church Steps in Minehead, Somerset, August 1933

Church Steps in Minehead, Somerset, August 1933
A GWR Publicity view from Vicarage Road looking up Church Steps to the 14th century St Michaels Church in Minehead, Somerset during August 1933

Background image1933 Collection: Teignmouth from Shaldon, Devon, September 1933

Teignmouth from Shaldon, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, showing the estuary, beaches, town and pier. This image was taken in September 1933 from the Shaldon Botanical Gardens on the southern

Background image1933 Collection: Winter in the West publicity guide, 1933

Winter in the West publicity guide, 1933
This publicity brochure was produced by the GWR in 1933. It was designed by Leonard Cusden and used to promote winter holiday destinations

Background image1933 Collection: Goodrington Sands, Devon, 1933

Goodrington Sands, Devon, 1933
This view of Goodrington Sands, Paignton, shows hoards of families enjoying the beach. A slide can be seen in the sea providing entertainment for everyone!

Background image1933 Collection: Winter Garden Pavilion, Droitwich, c. 1933

Winter Garden Pavilion, Droitwich, c. 1933
A GWR Publicity view of the former Winter Garden Pavilion in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire. The theatre opened in 1933 with daily shows, broadcasts and dances

Background image1933 Collection: Newquay, Cornwall, 1933

Newquay, Cornwall, 1933
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Newquay in Cornwall, taken from the Towan Headland area in 1933. The image shows the cliffs and beaches of Newquay from between two gateway posts

Background image1933 Collection: Newquay Harbour, Cornwall, 1933

Newquay Harbour, Cornwall, 1933
A GWR publicity view of Newquay Harbour, Cornwall, 1933, showing the harbour wall with the seaside town and the beach filled with holidaymakers in the background

Background image1933 Collection: Shaldon Beach and Bridge, Devon, September 1933

Shaldon Beach and Bridge, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of Shaldon Beach and Bridge, Devon. Taken in September 1933 from the shingle, this image shows boats on the beach at low tide

Background image1933 Collection: Boats near The Grand Pier at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933

Boats near The Grand Pier at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of the seaside at Teignmouth, Devon in September 1933. This image shows the east or Town Beach and was taken from the Grand Pier with lots of small boats anchored nearby

Background image1933 Collection: Boats at Teignmouth Pier, Devon, Summer 1933

Boats at Teignmouth Pier, Devon, Summer 1933
A GWR publicity view of small sailing boats near the Grand Pier at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon. Taken in the summer of 1933 a swimmer wearing a white bathing cap is also in the water

Background image1933 Collection: Burnham-on-Sea beach and esplanade, August 1933

Burnham-on-Sea beach and esplanade, August 1933
A view north along the esplanade. The Queens Hotel is to the right and is now a Wetherspoons pub. The pier to the left of the image is Britains shortest pier. It was built between 1911-1914

Background image1933 Collection: The Rocks and Beach at Perranporth, Cornwall, 1933

The Rocks and Beach at Perranporth, Cornwall, 1933
A view of Perranporth Beach on the northern coast of Cornwall, July 1933. The impressive rock arches to the southern end of Perranporth Beach can be seen in the foreground

Background image1933 Collection: Porthleven Harbour and Town, Cornwall, 1933

Porthleven Harbour and Town, Cornwall, 1933
A view of Porthleven Harbour and Town in Cornwall, taken in July 1933. The image shows the quay on the far side of the harbour and the Old Lifeboat House with its slipway in the foreground

Background image1933 Collection: View to Shaldon at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933

View to Shaldon at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of Teignmouth in Devon, showing the view to the village of Shaldon across the mouth of the river. Taken in September 1933 this image features a family preparing for a trip on a

Background image1933 Collection: East Beach at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933

East Beach at Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of the seaside at Teignmouth, September 1933. This image shows the east or Town Beach and was probably taken from the Grand Pier

Background image1933 Collection: Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933

Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of East or Town Beach at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, September 1933. This image was probably taken from the Grand Pier

Background image1933 Collection: West Beach, Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933

West Beach, Teignmouth, Devon, September 1933
A GWR publicity view of Back Beach at Teignmouth in Devon, September 1933. The beach is lined with holidaymakers in deckchairs sunning themselves in the summer sunshine

Background image1933 Collection: Brake Third Carriage compartment, 1933

Brake Third Carriage compartment, 1933
Interior of a third class carriage compartment. This compartment was off of a corridor. Access was via a sliding door. This carriage was built in October 1933 to diagram D116

Background image1933 Collection: Front cover of the book Camping and Hiking Holidays, 1933

Front cover of the book Camping and Hiking Holidays, 1933
The front cover of a GWR book promoting camping and hiking holidays at destinations across the network. Published in 1933

Background image1933 Collection: Diesel Railcar No 1 at Paddington Station, 1st December 1933

Diesel Railcar No 1 at Paddington Station, 1st December 1933
A view of diesel railcar No 1 at Paddington station, London on 1st December 1933. Built by AEC in the same year, the railcar is seen here waiting for its press run to Reading alongside No 6001 King


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