Archive for the ‘Railways’ Category

Rear of Peter Brotherhood Factory – 1978

This shot of the railway running behind the Peter Brotherhood factory was taken in 1978. The factory no longer exists on this site, during the 1990s the area was redeveloped into a shopping/retail site. During 2012 the area was yet again redeveloped, remaining as a retail site.

March 2, 2013 · Nik_W · One Comment
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Inter City 125 Peterborough Station – 1983

It’s a shame this photograph wasn’t in colour as the blue and yellow livery of the Inter City 125 looked great back in the day. The Great Northern Hotel can be seen on the right hand side in the background of this photo and the old Royal Mail sorting office can be seen on the […]

March 1, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Peterborough Power Station – 1977

The power station can be seen in the background of this photograph. It was demolished during the 1980s and the land was redeveloped to make way for Rivergate.

February 28, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Peterborough Station & Royal Mail – 1985

In this photograph the Royal Mail sorting office can be seen on the left. Approximately 15 years later, the sorting office was relocated to a much bigger premises on the outskirts of Peterborough.

February 26, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Dogsthorpe Crossing – 1962

Here’s a rare view of the M & GN railway at Dogsthorpe Crossing, 1962. The houses that can be seen are still there today and are part of Welland Road/Furze Ride. There is now a pathway to the left of the track that leads to Paston and Bluebell. Harebell Close is now situated to the […]

February 24, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Peterborough Rail Station – 1987

February 24, 2013 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Peterborough East Station – 1937

I’m sure someone could name what type of steam engine this is, waiting at the platform at Peterborough East, unfortunately I do not have any idea. Peterborough East was located close to the Peterborough United ground car park, the name of the road that still exists today kind of gives it away, East Station Road. […]

February 23, 2013 · Nik_W · One Comment
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