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Gloucester Collection

Background imageGloucester Collection: Exterior view of passenger carriage No. 8013

Exterior view of passenger carriage No. 8013
A view of First Class passenger carriage No. 8013, built in October 1925. The destination board for Paddington, Gloucester and Cheltenham Spa is on the roof

Background imageGloucester Collection: Loco No 7809 Childrey Manor, at Gloucester

Loco No 7809 Childrey Manor, at Gloucester
Locomotive number 7809 Childrey Manor, at Gloucester Central station on 1st November 1958. Loco no. 8731, 0-6-0 pannier tank is also in the photograph

Background imageGloucester Collection: Painswick, Gloucestershire, June 1937

Painswick, Gloucestershire, June 1937
A GWR Publicity view of St Marys Church in Painswick, near Stroud in Gloucestershire, June 1937. The churchs famous pruned yew trees line the paths of the churchyard

Background imageGloucester Collection: The River Severn, c. 1930s

The River Severn, c. 1930s
A view south-east towards the city of Gloucester. The towers of both the Cathedral and St Nicholass Church can been clearly seen

Background imageGloucester Collection: Staff at Gloucester Station 1944

Staff at Gloucester Station 1944
A group of station staff are photographed in front of a locomotive at Gloucester Station in 1944. Women held roles at railway stations during the war that were, until then, male occupations

Background imageGloucester Collection: Actaeon, after boiler explosion, 1855

Actaeon, after boiler explosion, 1855
This drawing shows the damage done to the Actaeon broad gauge locomotive when its boiler exploded in Gloucester Station yard on 7th February 1855

Background imageGloucester Collection: Loco No. 7328, at Gloucester Station

Loco No. 7328, at Gloucester Station
Locomotive number 7328 (formerly 9306) stationary at Gloucester station on 4th July 1959, showing the footbridge in the background

Background imageGloucester 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 imageGloucester 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 imageGloucester 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 imageGloucester Collection: The drivers cab of Class 122 Diesel Car W55000 in 1958

The drivers cab of Class 122 Diesel Car W55000 in 1958
The modern controls in the cab of Class 122 Diesel Car W55000 built by the Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. in 1958


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