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Steam at Walton (1960)

LMS Class Stanier 8F #48603 hauling a northbound mixed freight train through Walton at the rear of Brotherhoods.

Oundle in Days Gone By

Two wonderful sketches depicting locations in Oundle from very many years ago !

Oundle Trip to Wicksteed Park

Superb photo taken on the Market Square in Oundle and showing preparations for a day trip to Wicksteed Park ….. date unknown.

Eye, High Street (c.1910)

A much photographed location looking along High Street in Eye around 1910.

Alwalton Lynch (c.1919)

Looking upstream towards Alwalton and showing the hugely popular lower pathway that has today been reclaimed by mother nature albeit it is still possible to follow the path if you are prepared to take on the undergrowth !

Fishing the Nene at Water Newton

Ladies fishing on the River Nene upstream of Water Newton mill in the early 1900s.

Class 47 on Fly Ash Duties (1973)

Class 47 1896 on a westbound fly ash train from Fletton pits in 1973.

Werrington Green

A wonderfully tranquil scene on Werrington Green – date unknown.

GWR “Clun Castle” at New England (1967)

A Great Western Railway visitor to New England in 1967 in the stately form of 7029 “Clun Castle”.

Alwalton Lynch (c.1912)

A slightly different shot of Alwalton Lynch taken from the high track that is still popular with walkers today.