Perkins diesel powered HMS Sprat moored alongside the Customs House in November 1957 during a visit to the city and to Perkins.
Wonderful aerial view of Peterborough and the Nene in 1931.
[image courtesy http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk]
The Nene Star based at Ferry Meadows shortly after the park opened and operating boat trips around the lake and for short distances out on the Nene around Milton Ferry. The Nene Star was built in 1980 by a Mr Wright from Kettering.
An old print dating to 1731 and produced by the Buck brothers, well known 18th century engravers and printmakers.
Peterborough from the air in July 1932 showing the relatively unspoilt landscape east of the city.
An old (c.1840?) steel-etched vignette engraving published by Rock & Co, London founded by William Frederick Rock (1801-1890). Most of his known works are from the south east of the UK and little is known of this engraving or the date.
An engraved image by the artist John Charles Varrall (1795-1855) and dating to 1827, showing a view of the city from the south west which presumably places the site somewhere just upstream of Town Bridge.
A boat being lowered onto the River Nene from a railway low-loader on 7th September 1941. The location is Black Bridge near Stanground.
An unusually busy scene looking upstream on the Nene towards Town Bridge from what would today be the Embankment.
Two images showing the 1937 construction of a Coffer Dam downstream of the city to enable the laying of a main sewer pipe under the river bed. The dam would be a temporary river enclosure that would then be drained to enable the pipe to be laid.