The Bridge, London Road (2000)

The Bridge public house near Town Bridge, pictured just before closure in the summer of 2000.

Hallfields Lane, Paston (c.1910)

A wonderful 1910 image taken from what in 2017 would be the kids play area off Hallfields Lane and looking towards All Saints Church in Paston.

London Brick Engine (1953)

A late 1920s built chain driven London Brick Sentinel steam engine pictured in 1953.

Bridge Street in the 1950s

A view along Bridge Street in the 1950s showing the original Marks & Spencer store, the Angel Hotel and Woodcocks Bakery and Cafe in the distance.

Goodmans Transport, Orton Longueville

A Goodmans Transport Ltd lorry probably sitting in their yard at 401 Oundle Road.

Goodmans dated back to 1961 and were based on Oundle Road (Orton Longueville). The location of the yard was the North side of Oundle Road at the west end of Botolph Rail Bridge. The site is now covered by, among other things, a secondhand car dealer, and is opposite the turn into Shrewsbury Avenue.

The vehicle livery was dark green, and Peterborough Heavy Haulage collected drawbar tank trailers that had been filled with tar, brought in by Goodmans, and took them to surface dressing sites for W&J Glossop.

Last Steam Train at Oundle Station (1964)

The last timetabled steam departure from Oundle station on Monday 4th May 1964, the day it was officially closed to passenger services.

The train was hauled by Ivatt 2-6-2T #41225 which was based at London’s Nine Elms shed at the time. By the end of the same year, the engine had been withdrawn and cut up, just 16 years after being built at Crewe Works.

Newells, Shrewsbury Avenue

Newells Engineering factory on Shrewsbury Avenue, pictured in the late 1970s.

Rail Ticket to Nassington

A third class rail ticket heading east along the Nene Valley Railway from Wansford to Nassington, dated 18th February 1954.

A15 Lincoln Road Map (1785)

A fascinating 1785 map showing the course of the Peterborough to Kingston upon Hull road (A15) which follows several Roman Roads and ancient trackways on its journey.

Barnabus, Thorney

The Barnabus was a community bus that brought play activities to local villages …… this particular image was captured in Thorney.