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9F at Peterborough North

British Railways 9F heavy freight engine #92199 about to depart Peterborough North with a northbound passenger train – date unknown.

A preserved 9F has been seen in recent years on the Nene Valley Railway carrying the same number but was actually a “renumbered” sister engine #92212.

Railway Share Certificate (1846)

An old 1846 Share Certificate from the Peterborough and Nottingham Junction Railway Company which appears to have been a short-lived company overseeing the construction of the Peterborough to Nottingham line via Stamford in the mid-1800s.

Early Days at Ferry Meadows

Two very early images from Ferry Meadows.

Bishops Road Gardens

A lovely Edwardian scene showing the seemingly popular Bishops Road Gardens.

Peterborough from the South (1731)

An old print dating to 1731 and produced by the Buck brothers, well known 18th century engravers and printmakers.

Gresley A3 at Peterborough North (1958)

Grantham based Gresley A3 #60105 “Victor Wild” at and departing from Peterborough North in 1958.

Ford Consul

A driver at the wheel of his Ford Consul on a driveway somewhere in Peterborough !

Church Street, Whittlesey

The rear of a property still standing today on Church Street, Whittlesey and facing the junction with Barrs Street. The photo is undated.

Zion Chapel, Whittlesey (1904)

The Zion Chapel on Gracious street in Whittlesey which was built in 1836 and granted status as a place of religious worship in 1838. It later became known as Whittlesey Baptist Church and remains as such today (2016).

Narrow Street

An Edwardian scene showing Narrow (Bridge) Street. Where Herbert Hubbert’s Waggon & Horses public house on the near left stands would, in 2016, be TK Maxx with the distant Angel Hotel on the site of WH Smith.