Railway Water Troughs, Werrington

The old mainline water troughs near the Werrington junction which enabled steam trains to pick up water via a drop down metal chute while passing at speed.

London Road (c.1914)

London Road pictured around 1914 possibly at the junction with Fletton High Street (right).

B1 Steam at New England

Colwick based Thompson B1 class #61285 in wonderfully grimy condition in front of a familiar New England backdrop on New Years Eve 1964.

GNR Sheet Factory Plans (1894)

The original July 1894 linen based plans for the GNR tarpaulin sheet factories (in red) which are still standing strong off Albert Place in 2017.

Peterborough Floods (1912)

The embankment area in flood after the infamous storms of August 1912.

Sir Nigel Gresley at Peterborough North (1967)

LNER A4 #4498 “Sir Nigel Gresley” pictured at Peterborough during the first year of its preservation in July 1967.

Wounded WW1 Troops in Peterborough

Wounded WW1 troops convalescing in a temporary hospital somewhere in Peterborough. Known auxiliary hospitals in the area included Barnwell Castle, The Palace (Cathedral grounds ?), Burghley House and Milton Hall.

Oundle Station (1933)

Webb 2-4-2T #6601 pictured at Oundle in 1933. Built 30/09/1890 at Crewe, #6601 became #46601 and was scrapped in 1953 after serving many years on the Nene Valley line.

“Woodcock” at Peterborough North (1960)

New England based A4 #60029 “Woodcock” running light engine into Peterborough North in 1960.

Black Horse Inn, Westgate (c.1900)

In 2017, the photographer would be standing at the John Lewis end of the Wortley Almshouses and looking across to the corner of Westgate and Lincoln Road. This image shows the view around 1900 with the Black Horse Inn far left and the iron fencing far right that protected Peterborough’s first underground toilets in the middle of Westgate !