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Cardiff Collection

Background imageCardiff Collection: GWR Cardiff Docks, 1946

GWR Cardiff Docks, 1946
Unloading cargo from S.S Inishowen Head

Background imageCardiff Collection: East Dock Engine Shed, Cardiff

East Dock Engine Shed, Cardiff
A view of the East Dock Engine shed at Cardiff with private owner wagons moving though the middle of the scene

Background imageCardiff Collection: A Sea Hurricane being loaded onto an armed merchant ship at Cardiff docks, c. 1941

A Sea Hurricane being loaded onto an armed merchant ship at Cardiff docks, c. 1941
As well as assisting in the transportation of military goods by rail the GWR also facilitated the war effort at their docks

Background imageCardiff Collection: Elizabeth II on a Royal Visit to Cardiff, 5th August 1960

Elizabeth II on a Royal Visit to Cardiff, 5th August 1960
This image shows H.M. The Queen arriving at the station on a Royal Visit to Cardiff on the 5th August 1960. The Lady Mayor is with The Queen

Background imageCardiff Collection: Royal Visit to Cardiff & Station Decorations, 5th August 1960

Royal Visit to Cardiff & Station Decorations, 5th August 1960
This photograph shows the station decorations at Cardiff prepared in advance of the Royal Visit on 5th August 1960, with flags, banners and crests

Background imageCardiff Collection: The Goods Yard at Cardiff Docks in 1943

The Goods Yard at Cardiff Docks in 1943
The Goods Yard at Cardiff Docks in September 1943 is the subject of this image featuring a group of ladies stacking boxes that have probably just been off-loaded from a goods train

Background imageCardiff Collection: Vera Bray, Rail Travel Advisor, Cardiff Station 1957

Vera Bray, Rail Travel Advisor, Cardiff Station 1957
This is Vera Bray, photographed in November 1957. After working for the railways as a clerk for 16 years, Vera took on the role of being the very first Rail Travel Advisor at Cardiff Central Station

Background imageCardiff Collection: Prince Charles and Princess Anne Arriving at Cardiff, August 1960

Prince Charles and Princess Anne Arriving at Cardiff, August 1960
This image shows a young Prince Charles and Princess Anne arriving at Cardiff for a royal visit in early August 1960

Background imageCardiff Collection: Cardiff Station Decorations for Commonwealth Games, 23rd July 1958

Cardiff Station Decorations for Commonwealth Games, 23rd July 1958
This photograph shows the Cardiff Station Decorations for the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, taken at night on the 23rd July 1958

Background imageCardiff Collection: Station Decorations for Royal Visit to Cardiff, 5th August 1960

Station Decorations for Royal Visit to Cardiff, 5th August 1960
This photograph shows some of the station decorations prepared for her majestys Royal Visit to Cardiff on the 5th August 1960

Background imageCardiff Collection: Composite Diner Restaurant Car, No. 9562

Composite Diner Restaurant Car, No. 9562
An official company image of Composite Diner Restaurant Car, No. 9562. Built in 1924. With a destination board for Paddington, Newport, Cardiff and Swansea on the roof

Background imageCardiff Collection: King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927

King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927
King George Vs boiler being craned at Cardiff Docks, on its way to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centenary celebrations in America in 1927

Background imageCardiff Collection: GWR air services first flight, Cardiff, April 1933

GWR air services first flight, Cardiff, April 1933
A Westland Wessex plane is seen airborne

Background imageCardiff Collection: GWR Docks Cardiff - Queen Alexandra Dock, 1960

GWR Docks Cardiff - Queen Alexandra Dock, 1960
Unloading cargo from American Clipper

Background imageCardiff Collection: Cardiff Newtown Goods Yard, 1924

Cardiff Newtown Goods Yard, 1924
This image shows a multitude of vehicles, including rail wagons, horse drawn carts and express parcels lorries

Background imageCardiff Collection: Discharging American locomotives at the GWR Docks, Cardiff, 1942

Discharging American locomotives at the GWR Docks, Cardiff, 1942


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