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1937 Collection

Background image1937 Collection: GWR Refreshment Department Platform Trolley, May 1937

GWR Refreshment Department Platform Trolley, May 1937
A GWR Refreshment Department platform trolley at Paddington station in London, May 1937. A woman is viewing the refreshments available from the trolley

Background image1937 Collection: Chalford, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, June 1937

Chalford, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, June 1937
A GWR Publicity view of Chalford, in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, June 1937. With the distinctive pattern of settlements in the Frome Valley

Background image1937 Collection: Scenic view of Chalford Station, Gloucestershire, 1937

Scenic view of Chalford Station, Gloucestershire, 1937
A scenic view of the village of Chalford in the Golden Valley, Gloucestershire, taken in June 1937. Chalford Station is in the top left of the image

Background image1937 Collection: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, August 1937

Wallingford, Oxfordshire, August 1937
A view looking upstream on the Thames from the Wallingford Bridge as the steamer, the MV Oxford, arrives with sightseers. To the right of the image a bathing section can be seen complete with diving

Background image1937 Collection: Confectionary Kiosk, Paddington Station, 1937

Confectionary Kiosk, Paddington Station, 1937
This large kiosk was based in The Lawn and served confectionary, cigarettes and newspapers to passengers at Paddington station in 1930s

Background image1937 Collection: Newspaper Train on Platform 4 at Paddington Station, 1937

Newspaper Train on Platform 4 at Paddington Station, 1937
An image showing Paddington station staff on Platform 4 receiving the daily newspapers from the 12.50am Newspaper Train, 1937

Background image1937 Collection: Teignmouth from Shaldon, Devon, August 1937

Teignmouth from Shaldon, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon, showing the estuary, beaches, town and pier. This image was taken in August 1937 from the Shaldon Botanical Gardens on the southern

Background image1937 Collection: GWR Publicity Guide - Camping and Rambling Holidays

GWR Publicity Guide - Camping and Rambling Holidays
This guide was published by the GWR in 1937. It promoted camping and rambling holidays in areas accessible by train on their network. Similar guides to this one were produced throughout the 1930s

Background image1937 Collection: Banbury Station, Oxofrdshire, 1937

Banbury Station, Oxofrdshire, 1937
A view of Banbury Station in Oxfordshire taken in 1937, showing locomotive No 5947, Saint Benets Hall, at the platform. The station opened in 1850 and was fully rebuilt in 1958

Background image1937 Collection: Teignmouth Beach, Devon, August 1937

Teignmouth Beach, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of the west end of the beach at the seaside town of Teignmouth in Devon. Taken in August 1937 this image shows holidaymakers on the beach

Background image1937 Collection: Maidencombe, near Teignmouth, Devon, August 1937

Maidencombe, near Teignmouth, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of the beach at Maidencombe, near Teignmouth in Devon. Taken in August 1937, this image shows holidaymakers enjoying the beach and bathing in the calm sea

Background image1937 Collection: Shaldon Bridge at Teignmouth, Devon, August 1937

Shaldon Bridge at Teignmouth, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of Shaldon Bridge at Teignmouth in Devon, August 1937, showing the bridge stretching across the estuary with the village of Shaldon in the distance

Background image1937 Collection: East Beach at Teignmouth, Devon, August 1937

East Beach at Teignmouth, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of holidaymakers on Teignmouth Town Beach on the eastern side of the town, August 1937. The image shows a typical seaside scene; families are enjoying themselves on the beach

Background image1937 Collection: Shaldon Beach, Devon, August 1937

Shaldon Beach, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of Shaldon Beach in Devon, taken in August 1937. This image shows the Marine Parade running along the length of the beach with the headland in the distance

Background image1937 Collection: No. 9 Carriage Trimming Shop, October 1937

No. 9 Carriage Trimming Shop, October 1937
A rather busy scene here. Hundreds of men are working on carriage seat upholstery and padding cushions with horse hair. Racks of carriage seats

Background image1937 Collection: Didbrook Church, Cotswolds, June 1937

Didbrook Church, Cotswolds, June 1937
A GWR Publicity view of the parish church in the village of Didbrook in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, June 1937. St Georges Church dates from the 13th century

Background image1937 Collection: North Cerney, June 1937

North Cerney, June 1937
A GWR Publicity view of the village of North Cerney, in the Cotswolds, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire, June 1937. A man walks up the road lined with cottages towards a local shop

Background image1937 Collection: North Cerney, Gloucestershire, June 1937

North Cerney, Gloucestershire, June 1937
A GWR Publicity view of North Cerney Church in the Cotswolds, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire, June 1937. All Saints Church in North Cerney is known for its decorative interior

Background image1937 Collection: North Cerney Church, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, June 1937

North Cerney Church, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, June 1937
A GWR Publicity view of North Cerney Church in the Cotswolds, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire, June 1937. All Saints Church in North Cerney is known for its decorative interior

Background image1937 Collection: Painswick, Gloucestershire, June 1937

Painswick, Gloucestershire, June 1937
A GWR Publicity view of St Marys Church in Painswick, near Stroud in Gloucestershire, June 1937. The churchs famous pruned yew trees line the paths of the churchyard

Background image1937 Collection: Blisland, Cornwall, 1937

Blisland, Cornwall, 1937
A view of Blisland, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall in July 1937, looking west to Churchtown Mews and showing the edge of the village green and Blisland Inn

Background image1937 Collection: St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, September 1937

St Mawes Harbour, Cornwall, September 1937
A GWR publicity view along the quayside of St Mawes in Cornwall to the Ship and Castle Hotel, September 1937

Background image1937 Collection: GWR Operatic Show - Virginia, 1937

GWR Operatic Show - Virginia, 1937
15 glamorous members of the GWR Operatic Society can be seen here promoting their performance of Virginia in 1937. On the bottom row, far left, are sisters, Marjorie Colman and Dorothy Challis

Background image1937 Collection: No. 6111 Corridor Composite Carriage, 1937

No. 6111 Corridor Composite Carriage, 1937
This official elevation image shows corridor composite carriage no.6111. It was built in 1937 to diagram E155, and has the GWR coat of arms as part of its livery

Background image1937 Collection: No. 6059 Corridor Composite Carriage, 1937

No. 6059 Corridor Composite Carriage, 1937
This official elevation image shows corridor composite carriage no.6059. It was built in 1937 to diagram E155, and has the GWR roundel as part of its livery

Background image1937 Collection: No. 6109 Corridor Composite Carriage, 1937

No. 6109 Corridor Composite Carriage, 1937
This photograph shows corridor composite carriage no.6109. It was built in 1937 to diagram E155. The plate above the windows indicates that this carriage was used on the line between Paddington

Background image1937 Collection: Across the Bay at St Mawes, Cornwall, September 1937

Across the Bay at St Mawes, Cornwall, September 1937
A GWR publicity view of the village of St Mawes in Cornwall taken from across the bay in September 1937. A family with a small boat is enjoying themselves on the shoreline

Background image1937 Collection: The Promenade at St Mawes, Cornwall, September 1937

The Promenade at St Mawes, Cornwall, September 1937
A GWR publicity view of people walking along the promenade in the sunshine at St Mawes in Cornwall, September 1937

Background image1937 Collection: Teignmouth to Shaldon Ferry, Devon, August 1937

Teignmouth to Shaldon Ferry, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of passengers disembarking the Shaldon Ferry in Devon in August 1937. The seaside town of Teignmouth can be seen on the opposite side of the estuary

Background image1937 Collection: Boats on Shaldon Beach, Devon, August 1937

Boats on Shaldon Beach, Devon, August 1937
A GWR publicity view of several small boats on the beach at Shaldon, at the mouth of the River Teign in Devon, August 1937

Background image1937 Collection: River Leam, Leamington Spa, June 1937

River Leam, Leamington Spa, June 1937
A GWR Publicity view of Adelaide Bridge and the River Leam at Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, June 1937. Adelaide Bridge became a Grade II listed monument in 1991

Background image1937 Collection: Winchcombe, June 1937

Winchcombe, June 1937
Two ladies walk down a footpath away south away from St Peters Church

Background image1937 Collection: Paddington Station Staff, 1937

Paddington Station Staff, 1937
An image showing Paddington Station staff assisting a disabled passenger in a wheelchair on to a carriage in 1937


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