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Cornwall Collection

Background imageCornwall Collection: GWR Milnes-Daimler omnibus, 1904

GWR Milnes-Daimler omnibus, 1904
The bus is pictured at Mullion, between Helston and The Lizard. This was the route of the first GWR bus service which began in 1903

Background imageCornwall Collection: Penzance Station, Cornwall, c. 1940

Penzance Station, Cornwall, c. 1940
A view of Penzance station, Cornwall, c.1940, showing Castle Class locomotive No. 5024, Carew Castle, sitting at the platform with the town of Penzance visible in the background

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Ives Station, Cornwall, April 1960

St Ives Station, Cornwall, April 1960
A view of St Ives station, Cornwall in April 1960. A small prairie locomotive, No. 4566 can be seen traversing its carriages at the station

Background imageCornwall Collection: Steam rail motor approaching Penzance Station, c. 1915

Steam rail motor approaching Penzance Station, c. 1915
A view of a steam rail motor approaching Penzance Station, Cornwall, c.1915. Penzance station opened in 1852 and is the terminus of the Cornish Main Line and also the southernmost station in England

Background imageCornwall Collection: Perranporth Station, April 1960

Perranporth Station, April 1960
Locomotive No 4593 stands at Perranporth Station on 23rd April 1960 while the driver chats to a member of station staff before continuing on its journey to Newquay

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Ives Station, Porthminster Beach and Pitch & Putt, c. 1950s

St Ives Station, Porthminster Beach and Pitch & Putt, c. 1950s
A view of St Ives Station, Porthminster Beach and the Pitch & Putt at St Ives, Cornwall, c.1950s. The station opened in 1877

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Ives Station, Cornwall, c. 1950s

St Ives Station, Cornwall, c. 1950s
A view of St Ives Station, Cornwall, c.1950s with steam locomotives departing and arriving into the station. The station opened in 1877 and is the terminus for the line from St Erth a few miles away

Background imageCornwall Collection: Tregagle Viaduct, 1898

Tregagle Viaduct, 1898
A timber viaduct on the main line bwteen Milltown and Truro. It was replaced in 1902

Background imageCornwall Collection: Penryn Viaduct, early 1920s

Penryn Viaduct, early 1920s
A timber viaduct on the Falmouth branch line. The embankment in the background replaced the viaduct in 1923

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lostwithiel Station, Cornwall, c. 1970s

Lostwithiel Station, Cornwall, c. 1970s
A colour view of Lostwithiel station in Cornwall, c.1970s, showing the platforms and station buildings. Lostwithiel opened in 1859 and closed in 1964

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lostwithiel Station, Cornwall, c. 1970s

Lostwithiel Station, Cornwall, c. 1970s
A colour view of Lostwithiel station in Cornwall, c.1970s, showing the station building in a disused state. Lostwithiel opened in 1859 and closed in 1964

Background imageCornwall Collection: Penzance Lido, late 1930s

Penzance Lido, late 1930s
A GWR publicity view of the art deco lido, now Jubilee Pool in Penzance, Cornwall, taken in the late 1930s

Background imageCornwall 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 imageCornwall Collection: Portreath, Cornwall, September 1928

Portreath, Cornwall, September 1928
A GWR publicity view of Portreath, near Redruth in Cornwall, September 1928. Portreath beach lies below with holidaymakers enjoying the sunshine on the North Cornish coast

Background imageCornwall Collection: Newquay Station Goods Yard, c. 1930

Newquay Station Goods Yard, c. 1930
A view of Newquay Station Goods Yard, Cornwall, with a row of houses from Oakleigh Terrace behind and on the left, c.1930

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Erth Station, Cornwall, c. 1960

St Erth Station, Cornwall, c. 1960
A view of St Erth Station, Cornwall in c.1960. The station first opened in 1852 as St Ives Road and was renamed St Erth in the 1870s

Background imageCornwall Collection: Warship Class locomotive No. D800

Warship Class locomotive No. D800 hauling the Cornish Riviera Express near Saltash in 1958. The Loco is the first of the Class which ran with for a few weeks whilst on test

Background imageCornwall Collection: Bodinnick, Cornwall, c. 1935

Bodinnick, Cornwall, c. 1935
View of Bodinnick, Cornwall, c.1935. Two ladies wearing straw hats and a dog are walking down Hall Terrace towards The Old Ferry Inn and the Bodinnick Ferry landing

Background imageCornwall Collection: Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, c. 1930s

Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, c. 1930s
View of Fore Street, Fowey in Cornwall, c.1930s. People are walking along the street past shops and a garage on a sunny day

Background imageCornwall Collection: Castle Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924

Castle Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall, 1924
A view of Castle Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall in February 1924. People are taking a stroll along the promenade in the sunshine past the grand Falmouth Hotel

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Agnes Station, Cornwall, c. 1960

St Agnes Station, Cornwall, c. 1960
A view of St Agnes station, Cornwall, c.1960, showing the signal box and shed. St Agnes station opened July 1903 on the Truro and Newquay Railway, and closed in 1963

Background imageCornwall Collection: Penzance Station, Cornwall, 1951

Penzance Station, Cornwall, 1951
A view of Penzance Station, Cornwall in 1951 with the town shown in the background. A steam locomotive is readying for departure from one of the platforms while porters with their trolleys are busily

Background imageCornwall Collection: Golant Halt, Fowey Branch Line, Cornwall

Golant Halt, Fowey Branch Line, Cornwall
Golant Halt, on the Fowey to Lostwithiel line, was a single platform station which stood alongside a stretch of water known as Golant Pill

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Ives Station, Cornwall, c. 1930s

St Ives Station, Cornwall, c. 1930s
A view of St Ives Station, Cornwall, c.1930s, showing a locomotive at the station. The station opened in 1877 overlooking Porthminster Beach

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Germans Station, Cornwall, c. 1950s

St Germans Station, Cornwall, c. 1950s
A view of St Germans station in Cornwall, c.1950s, showing an unknown County Class locomotive arriving into the station. St Germans opened in 1859 on the Cornish Main Line

Background imageCornwall Collection: Lostwithiel Goods Shed, Cornwall, c. 1970s

Lostwithiel Goods Shed, Cornwall, c. 1970s
A colour view of Lostwithiel Goods Shed, Cornwall, c.1970s. Lostwithiel opened in 1859, with goods traffic opening in 1869 as part of the Lostwithiel and Fowey Railway

Background imageCornwall Collection: Looe Bridge, Cornwall, c. 1930

Looe Bridge, Cornwall, c. 1930
A GWR publicity view of Looe Bridge in Cornwall, c.1930. This is the 1853 stone bridge which connects the western and eastern sides of the coastal town of Looe

Background imageCornwall Collection: Diving Float and Bathers, Cornwall, 1931

Diving Float and Bathers, Cornwall, 1931
A GWR Publicity view of a diving float and a group of bathers in Cornwall, 1931. A diver is about to dive into the sea from the platform while a group of people wait for their turn

Background imageCornwall Collection: Looe, Cornwall, August 1936

Looe, Cornwall, August 1936
A GWR Publicity view of the small coastal town of Looe in Cornwall, August 1936. Holidaymakers are swimming in the sea just off East Looe Beach with small fishing boats further out in the water

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Germans Station, Cornwall, c. 1960

St Germans Station, Cornwall, c. 1960
A view of the platforms and passenger bridge at St Germans station in Cornwall, c.1960. The station opened in 1859 on the Cornish Main Line, and lies west of the St Germans Viaduct

Background imageCornwall Collection: Treviddo Viaduct, 1895

Treviddo Viaduct, 1895
A timber viaduct on the mainline between Treslugan and Liskeard. Completed in 1857 and replaced in 1898

Background imageCornwall Collection: Towednack near St Ives from Trendrine Hill, June 1946

Towednack near St Ives from Trendrine Hill, June 1946
A GWR publicity view of the village of Towednack near St Ives in Cornwall from Trendrine Hill. The image was taken in June 1946 to publicise rambling using the GWR network along the Cornish Riviera

Background imageCornwall Collection: St Agnes Station, Cornwall, July 1952

St Agnes Station, Cornwall, July 1952
A view of St Agnes station in Cornwall, July 1952, looking towards Chasewater. The signal box and goods shed can be seen beyond the platform

Background imageCornwall Collection: Carnon Viaduct nr Perranwell, c1933

Carnon Viaduct nr Perranwell, c1933
A timber viaduct on the Falmouth Branch. It was replaced in 1933

Background imageCornwall Collection: The Queen & Prince Philip on Royal Tour of West Country, 9th May 1956

The Queen & Prince Philip on Royal Tour of West Country, 9th May 1956
This image shows the Queen and Prince Philip in a car outside a decorated Grampound Road station in Cornwall, while on a Royal Tour of the West Country, 9th May 1956

Background imageCornwall Collection: Fowey, Cornwall, c. 1930s

Fowey, Cornwall, c. 1930s
A GWR Publicity view of Fowey in Cornwall, c.1930s. A small group of holidaymakers sit on the rocks overlooking the Fowey River. There is a diving board near them with a gull sitting on it

Background imageCornwall Collection: Newquay, June 1951

Newquay, June 1951
A GWR Publicity view of Newquay, Cornwall in June 1951. The beach is teeming with holidaymakers enjoying themselves by sunbathing and lounging in deckchairs in the early summer sunshine

Background imageCornwall Collection: Readymoney Cove, Fowey, July 1947

Readymoney Cove, Fowey, July 1947
A GWR Publicity view of Readymoney Cove at Fowey, Cornwall in July 1947. Children on holiday are playing on this sheltered beach near Fowey with the distinctive building behind

Background imageCornwall Collection: Penzance Promenade, 1930s

Penzance Promenade, 1930s
A GWR Publicity view of Penzance Promenade, Cornwall in the 1930s around the time the lido was constructed. Holidaymakers are strolling along the promenade near the buildings on the seafront in

Background imageCornwall Collection: GWR Double Decker Milnes-Daimler omnibus, Penzance, 1904

GWR Double Decker Milnes-Daimler omnibus, Penzance, 1904
A rather crowded double decker bus seen outside Penzance Station in 1904. This bus ran between Marazion, Penzance and Newlyn. A further service was added to St Just and Lands End

Background imageCornwall Collection: GWR 22 seater Milnes-Daimler omnibus, 17th August 1903

GWR 22 seater Milnes-Daimler omnibus, 17th August 1903
The inaugural trip of the GWR Road Motor passenger bus service seen at Helston in Cornwall. The route operated two buses and ran between Helston Station and The Lizard

Background imageCornwall Collection: Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, 1927

Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, 1927
Atmospheric view of Padstow Harbour, Cornwall, August 1927. The tide is out and a number of rowing boats and small fishing vessels are moored up on the bed of the harbour

Background imageCornwall Collection: Coverack, Cornwall

Coverack, Cornwall
Picturesque view of Coverack, Cornwall in the early 20th century. A couple of motor cars make their way up the quiet road past thatched cottages overlooking the rocky beach

Background imageCornwall Collection: Cadgwith Beach, Cornwall, c. 1920s

Cadgwith Beach, Cornwall, c. 1920s
View of Cadgwith Beach, Cornwall, c.1920s. The Cadgwith Hotel overlooking a number of harbour cottages and boat sheds. The shingle is covered in a number of rowing boats

Background imageCornwall Collection: Castle Beach, Falmouth, July 1934

Castle Beach, Falmouth, July 1934
View of Castle Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall, July 1934. Holidaymakers are on the beach and bathing the sea. The Falmouth Hotel can be seen on the right of the picture

Background imageCornwall Collection: Falmouth - Restormel Gateway, September 1930

Falmouth - Restormel Gateway, September 1930
View of the Restormel Gateway from the top of Pikes Hill and Restormel Terrace in Falmouth in September 1930. A couple are walking up the hill past the gateway

Background imageCornwall Collection: Falmouth, Cornwall, 1928

Falmouth, Cornwall, 1928
A view of Falmouth from Flushing, Cornwall, August 1928. The harbour is teeming with small boats and sailing yachts as the Cornish summer is at its height

Background imageCornwall Collection: Carlyon Bay, Crinnis Beach, Cornwall, c. 1934

Carlyon Bay, Crinnis Beach, Cornwall, c. 1934
View from the cliffs at Carlyon Bay, Crinnis Beach looking down on the Cornish Riviera Club c.1934. A couple are playing tennis on one of the many tennis courts



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