New England based Thompson B1 #61073 powers northbound with the 15:00 train to Boston on Saturday 16th August 1958.
New England Yard packed with GNR and private coal wagons in May 1908.
A pair of 1902 built Robinson J11 engines double-heading a northbound train under Crescent Bridge towards Peterborough North – date unknown.
12th October 1914 and a waiting troop train at Peterborough North station far left.
A brave worker carrying out maintenance work on Crescent Bridge in 1983 !
Two images showing Crescent Bridge under construction in late 1912 with some of the workers posing for the cameraman.
A metallic one-sided Peterborough Engineers railway pay check which were usually drawn from the wages office on a Thursday, prior to the Friday payday. The cheques would then be exchanged for a pay slip and the wages paid on signature.
An undated colour image capturing York based Thompson A2 #60518 “Tehran” cruising southbound into Peterborough North station.
Class 55 Deltic #55015 “Tulyar” pulling the crowds on the Nene Valley Railway in 1991.
A 1964 view under the canopy at Peterborough North Station.
Peterborough East station in 1963 with a steam hauled Rugby train alongside a more modern Diesel Multiple Unit.
New England based 90 ton heavy freight BR 9F 2-10-0 #92183 under the water gantry in its home yard in 1960. This wonderful beast was built in 1957 and survived for a mere nine years before being withdrawn and cut up at Wath-on-Dearne in 1966.
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.
Colwick based Thompson B1 class #61285 in wonderfully grimy condition in front of a familiar New England backdrop on New Years Eve 1964.
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.
LNER A4 #4498 “Sir Nigel Gresley” pictured at Peterborough during the first year of its preservation in July 1967.
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.
New England based A4 #60029 “Woodcock” running light engine into Peterborough North in 1960.
LNER A4 #60034 “Lord Faringdon” cruising into Peterborough North with an up express train for Kings Cross in 1950.
A superb 1920 image showing GNR Ivatt F3 #58A at New England. These engines dated well back into the latter 1800s and continued through to 1922.