WEEKEND WEB: Our lost railway heritage



GEMS FROM THE ARCHIVE: A monthly column by DR MARTIN BLAKE, of the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, looking at interesting artefacts from its museum
Within living memory, Spalding was a major railway hub with lines radiating to all points of the compass, and most villages had their own station: a fond memory for those unhappy about the sparse rail service in our area today.
Several items of railway memorabilia in the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society’s collection are stamped with the initials M&GNJR. These illustrate the history of what started as a series of rural branch lines, but grew to be... read more

 
25 February 2018 in Regional East, Views: 128
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