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Background imageCastle Collection: Locomotive No. 4079, Pendennis Castle

Locomotive No. 4079, Pendennis Castle
4-6-0, Castle class locomotive

Background imageCastle Collection: Windsor, August 1928

Windsor, August 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Windsor and the River Thames in Berkshire, August 1928. A boat of holidaymakers and people on day trips are travelling along the river

Background imageCastle Collection: No 3021 Wigmore Castle

No 3021 Wigmore Castle
2-2-2 broad gauge convertible. Dean Single or 3031 class. Built 1891. Converted to standard gauge 1892. Rebuilt in 1894 as a 4-2-2 following an accident in Box Tunnel in 1893

Background imageCastle Collection: Queen Mary on the footplate of No 4082 Windsor Castle, 1924

Queen Mary on the footplate of No 4082 Windsor Castle, 1924
King George V and Queen Mary visited Swindon Works in April 1924. They arrived and departed on Windsor Castle. Charles Collett (Chief Mechanical Engineer) can be seen leaning out of the cab

Background imageCastle Collection: Windsor and Eton, 1939

Windsor and Eton, 1939
A GWR Publicity view of Windsor and Eton, Berkshire in 1939. Windsor Castle overlooks the River Thames, while boats full of holidaymakers and day trippers travel along the river in the sunshine

Background imageCastle Collection: GWR Publication, Through the Window, 1927

GWR Publication, Through the Window, 1927
The GWR tourist guide, Through the Window, was first published in 1924. The guide was a travel companion for passengers on trains between London Paddington and Penzance, Birkenhead and Killarny

Background imageCastle Collection: Castle Class Locomotive, No. 5006, Tregenna Castle

Castle Class Locomotive, No. 5006, Tregenna Castle
4-6-0 locomotive, built June 1927. Withdrawn April 1962

Background imageCastle Collection: No 5011, Tintagel Castle

No 5011, Tintagel Castle
4-6-0 Castle Class Locomotive

Background imageCastle Collection: King George V entering the cab of No 4082 Windsor Castle, 1924

King George V entering the cab of No 4082 Windsor Castle, 1924
King George V and Queen Mary visited Swindon Works in April 1924. They arrived and departed on Windsor Castle

Background imageCastle Collection: No 5053, Earl Cairns

No 5053, Earl Cairns
4-6-0 Castle Class locomotive

Background imageCastle Collection: Norman Gate, Windsor Castle, 1930

Norman Gate, Windsor Castle, 1930
A GWR Publicity view of the Norman Gate at Windsor Castle, Berkshire in 1930, where gardens meet fortifications

Background imageCastle Collection: Locomotive 4096, Highclere Castle with its wartime black out screen, c. 1940

Locomotive 4096, Highclere Castle with its wartime black out screen, c. 1940
A train speeding through the countryside at night was a prime target for the German Luftwaffe. The glow from the locomotive firebox

Background imageCastle Collection: St Michaels Mount, Penzance, c. 1950

St Michaels Mount, Penzance, c. 1950
A GWR publicity view of St Michaels Mount near Penzance in Cornwall, c.1950, showing the castle and mount silhouetted against the sky and several small boats pulled up onto the beach

Background imageCastle Collection: St Aubins Bay and Fort, Jersey, August 1934

St Aubins Bay and Fort, Jersey, August 1934
A GWR publicity view of St Aubins Bay and Fort on Jersey in the Channel Islands, taken in August 1934. Holidaymakers are looking out into the bay towards the fort which is accessed via a causeway

Background imageCastle Collection: St Helier, Jersey, June 1925

St Helier, Jersey, June 1925
A GWR publicity view of St Helier on the south coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands, June 1925. The beach stretches all along the scene with Elizabeth Castle in the distance

Background imageCastle Collection: Gorey & Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey, c. 1920s

Gorey & Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey, c. 1920s
A GWR publicity view of Gorey and Mont Orgueil Castle on the eastern coast of Jersey in the Channel Islands, c.1920s. A family group are enjoying the beach and summer sunshine while on their holidays

Background imageCastle Collection: Grouville Bay from the Golf Course, Jersey, c. 1920s

Grouville Bay from the Golf Course, Jersey, c. 1920s
A GWR publicity view of Grouville Bay from the Golf Course, Jersey in the Channel Islands, c.1920s. Mont Orgueil Castle in the distance on the right, with Long Beach curving round

Background imageCastle Collection: Golf Course at Grouville, Jersey, June 1925

Golf Course at Grouville, Jersey, June 1925
A GWR Publicity view of the Royal Jersey Golf Course at Grouville, near Gorey on Jersey in the Channel Islands, taken in June 1925. Beyond the green in the distance Mont Orguiel Castle is visible

Background imageCastle Collection: Radway Tower and thatched cottage, Edgehill, June 1930

Radway Tower and thatched cottage, Edgehill, June 1930
This tower is situated at the summit of Edgehill on the B4086. It was built in the 1700s and replicates Guys Tower at Warwick Castle

Background imageCastle Collection: Radway Tower, near Edgehill, June 1930

Radway Tower, near Edgehill, June 1930
This tower is situated on the summit of Edgehill. It was built in the 1700s and replicates Guys Tower at Warwick Castle. It is said to mark the spot where King Charles raised the standard before

Background imageCastle Collection: Stogursey Castle, Somerset

Stogursey Castle, Somerset
A GWR Publicity view of Stogursey Castle, in the northern Somerset village of Stogursey. The castle gatehouse has been linked to the castle walls which date back to the 12th century

Background imageCastle Collection: Kenilworth Castle, Banquet Hall, July 1935

Kenilworth Castle, Banquet Hall, July 1935
A GWR Publicity view of the ruined remains of the Banquet Hall at Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire in July 1935. Two visitors to the site look out over the sight of the great hall that once would have

Background imageCastle Collection: Entrance to Banquet Hall at Kenilworth Castle, July 1935

Entrance to Banquet Hall at Kenilworth Castle, July 1935
A GWR Publicity view of the entrance to the ruins of the Banquet Hall at Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire, July 1935

Background imageCastle Collection: Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire, 1935

Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire, 1935
A GWR Publicity view of the ruins at Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire in 1935. Kenilworth Castle was first established in the 1120s and over the centuries was built up and fortified by various kings

Background imageCastle Collection: Stokesay Castle & Church, Shropshire, August 1947

Stokesay Castle & Church, Shropshire, August 1947
A GWR Publicity view of the North Tower at Stokesay Castle & the Church of St. John the Baptist, near Craven Arms in Shropshire, August 1947

Background imageCastle Collection: Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire, July 1935

Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire, July 1935
A GWR Publicity view of Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire, July 1935. A couple of children are walking up a path away from the castle ruins

Background imageCastle Collection: Bridgnorth Castle Grounds, Shropshire, August 1923

Bridgnorth Castle Grounds, Shropshire, August 1923
A GWR Publicity view of the grounds of Bridgnorth Castle in Shropshire, August 1923. The slumped ruins of the castle are surrounded by lush, manicured gardens

Background imageCastle Collection: Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire, August 1938

Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire, August 1938
A GWR Publicity view of Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire, in August 1938. The castle ruins are perched on the edge of the Teifi Gorge and dominate the surrounding landscape

Background imageCastle Collection: Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire, September 1937

Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire, September 1937
A GWR Publicity view of the huge round towers at Cilgerran Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales, in September 1937. The fortress ruins at Cilgerran date back to the 13th century and loom over the Teifi Gorge

Background imageCastle Collection: Grand Reception Room, Windsor Castle, 1950

Grand Reception Room, Windsor Castle, 1950
A GWR Publicity interior view of the Grand Reception Room at Windsor Castle in 1950. The room is filled with resplendent furniture, furnishings and paintings

Background imageCastle Collection: The Quadrangle, Windsor Castle, 1930

The Quadrangle, Windsor Castle, 1930
A GWR Publicity view of The Quadrangle at Windsor Castle, Berkshire in 1930 showing the grand features of the castle and the royal residence

Background imageCastle Collection: Henry VIII Gateway, Windsor Castle, 1930

Henry VIII Gateway, Windsor Castle, 1930
A GWR Publicity view of the Henry VIII Gateway at Windsor Castle, Berkshire in 1930. Three members of the Kings Guard wearing bearskin caps are standing to attention in the bottom right of the image

Background imageCastle Collection: Windsor Castle, August 1928

Windsor Castle, August 1928
A GWR Publicity view of Windsor and the River Thames in Berkshire, August 1928. A number of boats are on the river following some rowers as crowds of people gather on the banks of the river to watch

Background imageCastle Collection: Windsor Castle (interior), 1924

Windsor Castle (interior), 1924
A GWR Publicity view of an interior at Windsor Castle in 1924. The shot is taken from one end of a long gallery with medieval knight armour and heraldry adorning the walls

Background imageCastle Collection: Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924
A view of Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924. Taken from Cliff Road by Castle Beach the fortifications are clear to see and unobscured by tree growth

Background imageCastle Collection: Recreation Ground at Bude, August 1930

Recreation Ground at Bude, August 1930
View of the Recreation Ground in Bude in August 1930 with people playing tennis and bowls in the sunshine. Compass Point (the pepper pot ), Bude Castle and St

Background imageCastle Collection: St Michaels Mount, Marazion, August 1935

St Michaels Mount, Marazion, August 1935
View across to St Michaels Mount, with a man in the foreground playing a banjo. The causeway is seen here at low tide

Background imageCastle Collection: Christmas card celebrating the record run of the Cheltenham Flyer, 1932

Christmas card celebrating the record run of the Cheltenham Flyer, 1932
This card, sent for Christmas 1932, celebrates the Worlds Fastest Train. On 12th September 1932 a GWR train hauled by locomotive Montgomery Castle broke the speed record

Background imageCastle Collection: Tintagel Castle Beach, August 1927

Tintagel Castle Beach, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks down into the valley and the beach between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background imageCastle Collection: Tintagel Castle, August 1927

Tintagel Castle, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks across the valley between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background imageCastle Collection: Tintagel Castle, view across the creek, August 1927

Tintagel Castle, view across the creek, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks across the creek between the medieval castle and the mainland

Background imageCastle Collection: Tintagel Castle Looking Uphill, August 1927

Tintagel Castle Looking Uphill, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks uphill towards the medieval castle and was taken in August 1927

Background imageCastle Collection: Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, August 1927

Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, August 1927
A GWR publicity view of the ruins of Tintagel Castle on the rugged northern coast of Cornwall. This image looks uphill towards the medieval castle and was taken in August 1927

Background imageCastle Collection: St Michaels Mount at Low Tide, August 1935

St Michaels Mount at Low Tide, August 1935
A GWR publicity image of the Cornish landmark St Michaels Mount at low tide, August 1935. Some people are walking along the causeway between the castle and Marazion Beach

Background imageCastle Collection: St Michaels Mount at High Tide, August 1928

St Michaels Mount at High Tide, August 1928
A GWR publicity image of the Cornish landmark St Michaels Mount at high tide, August 1928. The causeway linking Marazion to the castle is nowhere to be seen

Background imageCastle Collection: St Michaels Mount at Low Tide, August 1928

St Michaels Mount at Low Tide, August 1928
A GWR publicity image of the Cornish landmark St Michaels Mount at low tide, August 1928. A ribbon of people are walking along the causeway between the castle and Marazion

Background imageCastle Collection: St Michaels Mount, Cornwall, August 1928

St Michaels Mount, Cornwall, August 1928
A GWR publicity view of St Michaels Mount in Cornwall, taken from the sea in August 1928. The image shows the craggy Cornish rocks of the coastline and the castle at the top

Background imageCastle Collection: St Michaels Mount from the beach

St Michaels Mount from the beach
A GWR publicity view of St Michaels Mount in Cornwall taken from the beach, showing the causeway at low tide and the castle



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