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V2 Steam at Crescent Junction Box (1952)

New England based Gresley V2 #60845 passing Crescent Junction signal box with a down fast goods train in April 1952.

Mixed Freight at Peterborough (1975)

English Electric Class 40 #40078 heading out of Peterborough with a northbound mixed freight train in 1975. Built in 1960, this loco was withdrawn in 1981 and scrapped at Swindon Works two years later.

Nassington Quarry Engine Shed

The engine shed at Nassington Ironstone Quarry featuring engines “Ring Haw” and “Jacks Green” which dates the image to 1970 or earlier as both engines moved to the Nene Valley railway in 1970.

Old GNR Railway Carriage (1952)

Ex GNR Special Coach #E940435 pictured at New England in May 1952.

ECJS Railway Carriages at Peterborough (1938)

A wonderful set of East Coast Joint Stock six-wheeler railway carriages at Peterborough in 1938.

LNER Handbill (1928)

A lovely LNER handbill for a day trip from Peterborough East to Yarmouth Vauxhall Station in 1928.

Crescent Junction Signal Box

Brush Type 4 D1991 (1966-2008) in two-tone green livery sitting in the sunshine alongside Crescent Junction signal box in the early 1970s.

Disel Motive Power at Spital Yard (1971)

A collection of early 1970s diesel motive power lined up in the yard near Spital Bridge in 1971.

New England Coaling Plant (1962)

Gresley A3 #60044 “Melton” under the coaling plant at New England in 1962. “Melton” was based at Kings Cross and was withdrawn less than a year after this photo was taken and was stored at New England for several months before being cut up at Doncaster.

Flying Scotsman departing Peterborough (1983)

LNER Class A3 #4472 “Flying Scotsman” snakes out of Peterborough Station and onto the mainline with a steam excursion in 1983.