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1950s Collection (#4)

Background image1950s Collection: H. M. The Queen at Pembroke Town Station, 8th August 1955

H. M. The Queen at Pembroke Town Station, 8th August 1955
This photograph shows The Queen being greeted by the Lord Lieutenant at Pembroke Town Station on a Royal Tour of Wales in 8th August 1955

Background image1950s Collection: Royal Visit to Bristol Temple Meads, 5th December 1958

Royal Visit to Bristol Temple Meads, 5th December 1958
This image shows H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on a visit to Bristol Temple Meads station on 5th December 1958

Background image1950s Collection: Bristol Temple Meads Decorated for Queens Visit, 17th April 1956

Bristol Temple Meads Decorated for Queens Visit, 17th April 1956
This photograph shows how Bristol Temple Meads station was decorated for Queen Elizabeth IIs visit on 17th April 1956

Background image1950s Collection: Decorations at Bristol Temple Meads for Queens Visit, 1956

Decorations at Bristol Temple Meads for Queens Visit, 1956
This photograph shows the façade of Bristol Temple Meads station decorated for Queen Elizabeth IIs visit in 1956

Background image1950s Collection: Loco No. 4358 and Track Maintenance at Weston-Sub-Edge

Loco No. 4358 and Track Maintenance at Weston-Sub-Edge
Locomotive number 4358 at Weston-Sub-Edge in Gloucestershire on 1st March 1958. A group of workers are making improvements to the track

Background image1950s Collection: Loco No 7808 Cookham Manor, at Gloucester

Loco No 7808 Cookham Manor, at Gloucester
Locomotive number 7808 Cookham Manor, at Gloucester on 2nd March 1958. Cookham Manor is preserved at Didcot Railway Centre

Background image1950s Collection: Stratford on Avon Station, Warwickshire, 1956

Stratford on Avon Station, Warwickshire, 1956
A view of Stratford on Avon station in Warwickshire, taken 29th April 1956 from the road bridge overlooking the platforms while two trains are waiting at the station

Background image1950s Collection: Stratford on Avon Station, 1959

Stratford on Avon Station, 1959
A view of Stratford on Avon station on 29th August 1959, taken looking towards Birmingham. A GWR diesel railcar is at the platform

Background image1950s Collection: Stratford on Avon Station, 1956

Stratford on Avon Station, 1956
A view of Stratford on Avon station taken on 15th September 1956 from the platform, showing the nameboard and covered footbridge

Background image1950s Collection: Long Marston Station, Warwickshire, 1956

Long Marston Station, Warwickshire, 1956
A view of Long Marston station looking towards Halton on 13th September 1956, showing the nameboard, footbridge, level crossing and a GWR bench

Background image1950s Collection: Looe Beach and Island, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Beach and Island, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach and St Georges Island, Cornwall, August 1951. Holidaymakers are lounging on the beach

Background image1950s Collection: Looe, Banjo Pier and Beach, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe, Banjo Pier and Beach, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of the Banjo Pier at Looe and East Looe Beach in Cornwall, August 1951. The pier was the first of its type built in the world

Background image1950s Collection: Looe Harbour, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Harbour, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of Looe Harbour and Bridge in Cornwall, August 1951, showing small boats at the quay and harbour lining the banks of the river

Background image1950s Collection: Looe Beach from Banjo Quay, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Beach from Banjo Quay, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of the coastal town of Looe and East Looe Beach in Cornwall. Taken in August 1951 from the banjo pier this image shows holidaymakers taking a stroll along the pier

Background image1950s Collection: Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach and the coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, August 1951. This image was probably taken from a boat on the water looking back to the shore

Background image1950s Collection: East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951

East Looe Beach, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of East Looe Beach in Cornwall, August 1951, showing holidaymakers covering the sand. Couples and families are lounging in deckchairs enjoying the sunshine

Background image1950s Collection: Looe Harbour and Bridge, Cornwall, August 1951

Looe Harbour and Bridge, Cornwall, August 1951
A GWR publicity view of Looe harbour and bridge, Cornwall, August 1951. The stone bridge was built in 1853 and connects the western and eastern sides of the town

Background image1950s Collection: Lands End & The First and Last House, Cornwall, c. 1950

Lands End & The First and Last House, Cornwall, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of Lands End in Cornwall, taken from the south side near the First and Last House at the top of the cliff, c.1950

Background image1950s Collection: Lands End and Longships Lighthouse, Cornwall, c. 1950

Lands End and Longships Lighthouse, Cornwall, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of Lands End and Longships Lighthouse, Cornwall. Taken on a sunny day c.1950 the lighthouse is clearly visible beyond the rugged rocks below the cliffs

Background image1950s Collection: Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950

Lands End, Cornwall, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of the southern side of Lands End in Cornwall, c.1950, showing the First and Last House and the rugged rocks below

Background image1950s Collection: Overview of Teignmouth, Devon, August 1950

Overview of Teignmouth, Devon, August 1950
A GWR publicity view of Teignmouth in Devon, taken from the golf course in August 1950 and showing the fields surrounding the seaside town as well as the south Devon coastline

Background image1950s Collection: Princess Elizabeth at Swindon Works, November 1950

Princess Elizabeth at Swindon Works, November 1950
Princess Elizabeth, now Queen Elizabeth II, is stood on the footplate of Star Class locomotive, No 4057, Princess Elizabeth

Background image1950s Collection: Christmas decorations at Paddington Station, 1956

Christmas decorations at Paddington Station, 1956
The Lawn at Paddington Station is decorated for Christmas in this view from 1956. A Santas Grotto is in the centre of The Lawn raising money for the Greater London Fund for the Blind

Background image1950s Collection: Stow-on-the-Wold Station and Signal Box, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s

Stow-on-the-Wold Station and Signal Box, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s
A view of Stow-on-the-Wold station in Gloucestershire, c.1950s. The image shows the stations rural location in the Cotswolds as well as the station buildings, platform and signal box

Background image1950s Collection: Approach to Stow-on-the-Wold Station, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s

Approach to Stow-on-the-Wold Station, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s
A view of the approach to Stow-on-the-Wold station in Gloucestershire, c.1950s. The image shows the stations rural location in the Cotswolds and the station buildings

Background image1950s Collection: Stow-on-the-Wold Station, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s

Stow-on-the-Wold Station, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s
A view of a locomotive arriving into Stow-on-the-Wold Station in the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire, c.1950s. The driver of the locomotive is looking out of the side while it approaches the small rural

Background image1950s Collection: Lydney Town Station, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s

Lydney Town Station, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s
A view of Lydney Town Station in Gloucestershire, c.1950s, showing the modest station buildings, platform and a railmotor at the station

Background image1950s Collection: Berkeley Road Station, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s

Berkeley Road Station, Gloucestershire, c. 1950s
A view of Berkeley Road Station in Gloucestershire, c.1950s showing the station building and a locomotive departing the platform

Background image1950s Collection: Gloucester Central Station, 1959

Gloucester Central Station, 1959
A view of Gloucester Central station in Gloucestershire, 1959, showing the curvature of the platforms, locomotive No. 1409 and the water tank

Background image1950s Collection: Gloucester Central Station, 1956

Gloucester Central Station, 1956
A view of Gloucester Central station in Gloucestershire, 1956, showing locomotive No. 4564 sitting at the platform. Gloucester Central originally opened as a terminus in 1840 for the Birmingham

Background image1950s Collection: Pilning High Level Station, South Gloucestershire, 1958

Pilning High Level Station, South Gloucestershire, 1958
A view of Pilning High Level station near the Severn Tunnel in South Gloucestershire in 1958. This image shows a car being loaded onto or off loaded from a wagon; from 1910 a Motorail service ran

Background image1950s Collection: Calne Station, 1957

Calne Station, 1957
This photograph was taken in 1957 and shows Locomotive No. 4697 leaving Calne station in Wiltshire for Chippenham

Background image1950s Collection: Limpley Stoke Station, Wiltshire, c. 1950s

Limpley Stoke Station, Wiltshire, c. 1950s
A view of Limpley Stoke Station on the Somerset Wiltshire border, c.1950s, showing the curve of the track and the empty platforms. Limpley Stoke station opened in 1857 and closed in 1966

Background image1950s Collection: Taunton Station, Somerset, c. 1950s

Taunton Station, Somerset, c. 1950s
A view of the gantry signals at Taunton station in Somerset, c.1950s. The image also shows a number of railway buildings and rolling stock in the sidings in the background

Background image1950s Collection: Exterior of Taunton Station, Somerset, c. 1950s

Exterior of Taunton Station, Somerset, c. 1950s
An exterior view of Taunton Station in Somerset, c.1950s, showing a number of cars parked outside the station building. Taunton station opened in July 1842 with an unconventional design

Background image1950s Collection: Exterior view of Camp Coach No. W9910, 1952

Exterior view of Camp Coach No. W9910, 1952

Background image1950s Collection: Bodmin Road Station water tower, 1954

Bodmin Road Station water tower, 1954
A view of Bodmin Road Station, Cornwall in 1954 with locomotive No. 4584 passing the water tower. Bodmin Road station opened in 1859 near Lanhydrock House (now a National Trust property)

Background image1950s Collection: Bodmin Road Station, c. 1950s

Bodmin Road Station, c. 1950s
A view of Bodmin Road Station, Cornwall in c.1950s. Bodmin Road station opened in 1859 near Lanhydrock House (now a National Trust property)

Background image1950s Collection: Brinkworth Station, c. 1950s

Brinkworth Station, c. 1950s
A view of Brinkworth station in Wiltshire looking west, c.1950s, showing the platforms. The signal box, footbridge and waiting room signs are all visible

Background image1950s Collection: Exeter St Thomas Station, Devon, 1959

Exeter St Thomas Station, Devon, 1959
An internal view of Exeter St Thomas station and its overall roof, Devon in 1959. The station opened in May 1846 and was saved in the 1960s despite being proposed for closure in the Beeching Report

Background image1950s Collection: Kingsland Station, Herefordshire, July 1959

Kingsland Station, Herefordshire, July 1959
A view of Kingsland Station in Herefordshire, July 1959, showing tank locomotive no. 7437 at the station. A number of passengers are on the platform

Background image1950s Collection: Kington Station, Herefordshire, July 1957

Kington Station, Herefordshire, July 1957
A view of Kington station in Herefordshire, July 1957, showing the platforms and the stone-built station building. Kington station opened in 1875

Background image1950s Collection: Kington Station, Herefordshire, June 1950

Kington Station, Herefordshire, June 1950
A general view of Kington station in Herefordshire, June 1950, showing the platforms and the stone-built station building. Kington station opened in 1875

Background image1950s Collection: Fencote Station, Herefordshire, September 1952

Fencote Station, Herefordshire, September 1952
A view of Fencote Station in Herefordshire; its station buildings and platform. The station opened in 1897 and became unstaffed in autumn 1949

Background image1950s Collection: Ledbury Station, Herefordshire, 25th June 1950

Ledbury Station, Herefordshire, 25th June 1950
A view of Ledbury Station in Herefordshire, taken on 25th June 1950. This image shows the station buildings and signs for the ladies waiting room and booking office

Background image1950s Collection: Dudley Station, Worcestershire, c. 1950s

Dudley Station, Worcestershire, c. 1950s
A view of Dudley Station in Worcestershire, c.1950s, looking towards the footbridge and the platforms. Dudley station opened in 1850 and closed to passengers in 1964

Background image1950s Collection: St Erth Station, Cornwall, September 1956

St Erth Station, Cornwall, September 1956
A view of St Erth Station, Cornwall in September 1956. The station first opened in 1852 as St Ives Road and was renamed St Erth in the 1870s

Background image1950s Collection: Maiden Newton Station, Dorset, c. 1950s

Maiden Newton Station, Dorset, c. 1950s
A rainy day view of Maiden Newton station in Dorset, c.1950s, showing locomotive no.4562 in the timber train shed and the signal box in the background. Maiden Newton station opened in 1857



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