Golant Halt, on the Fowey to Lostwithiel line, was a single platform station which stood alongside a stretch of water known as Golant Pill. The proximity of the line to the water is clear to see in this image which shows passengers waiting for an approaching train. The station provided a vital link for residents of Golant in an area with limited road access, opening the village up to both tourism and employment opportunities.
Penpoll, Cornwall, May 1949
View of Penpoll in Cornwall, May 1949. A girl leans over a bridge looking into Penpol Creek, as its waters head towards the River Fowey. Dogs roam in the background by the cottage.
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Menheniot, Cornwall, May 1949
View of the Cornish village of Menheniot, taken on East Road, May 1949. A man walks along holding the hand of his daughter past a row of cottages. The spire of Saint Lalluwy Menheniot church can be seen poking out from behind the cottage roofs and the village school is at the end of the road.
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