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Victorian Gallery

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View of Gwinear Road station looking west, Cornwall. Possibly at the opening of the Helston branch line on 9th May 1887 Featured Print

View of Gwinear Road station looking west, Cornwall. Possibly at the opening of the Helston branch line on 9th May 1887

This photograph was probably taken on 9th May 1887, the opening day of the Helston branch line. Every part of the railway infrastructure in view is in almost perfect condition, having been newly installed for the creation of the new junction station. The stone work to the platforms and the locking room has obviously only recently been laid. Even the staff are well turned out. The main line retains the mixed gauge, albeit relaid with cross-sleepered track, whilst the branch line bay has been laid in narrow gauge only. The bay continues beyond the station, to a buffer stop built against the newly cut back end of the original cutting side. The branch line engine is in attendance, almost certainly a 517 class 0-4-2T, complete with polished brass dome. The contrasting painting schemes of the Signal & Telegraph department, responsible for the signal box next to the crossing, and that of the station buildings are clearly evident. In particular the signal box windows sashes are white, whereas those on the station are darker, probably brown. The signal box barge boards are relatively dark when compared with the wall boarding, whilst those on the station appear considerably lighter. The signals are the standard G.W.R. type which was to survive for many years, although at this period only single red spectacle plates were fitted, "all right" being indicated simply by the white light" Information from: The Broad Gauge In Cornwall. M. Jolly & P. Garnsworthy. Gwinear Road station with a locomotive on the Helston branch line with her crew and members of the station staff. Advertising on the station includes The Angel Hotel, Helston, W & A Gilbey and Moon & Sons

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The fountain lawn, Morrab Gardens, Penzance, Cornwall. 3rd June 1904 Featured Print

The fountain lawn, Morrab Gardens, Penzance, Cornwall. 3rd June 1904

Morrab Gardens looking towards St Mary's Place and St Mary's Terrace. Two ladies and a man are standing to the right hand side of the fountain. Morrab House was purchased in 1888 by Penzance Corporation for the development of a public park and library. The gardens were designed by Reginald Upcher and officially opened on 27th September 1889. The elaborate cast iron fountain was not included in Upcher's plan of 1889 and comprises a pedestal ornamented with dolphins and cherubs riding tortoises, all of which incorporated water jets. The upper part of the fountain comprises a a finial in the form of a globe surmounted by an otter holding a fish in its mouth which also incorporated water jets. Photographer: Unknown

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East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. 1893 Featured Print

East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. 1893

Cornish miners at Croust time, at the 310 level. Miners enjoying their croust, having performed the first part of the days labour. Some of the holes bored are often blasted before croust, so that the smoke may clear away while the well earned crib and pipe are being enjoyed. The photographers son, Sidney Burrow, who sometimes acted as his father's assistant, is seated front row, third from left. The group include seven miners holding or smoking pipes. Six men are clearly holding half eaten pasties in string tied cotton or linen bags and others holding the empty bags. One man drinks from a water barrel and another barrel lies on the ground in front of the men on the right of the picture. Some miners have discarded their felt miners hats revealing the cloth scull cap worn beneath their hats. Candles clearly seen being held or secured to hats by lumps of clay, spare ones tied to jackets and some burning on the level wall in the back ground. Large amounts of hob nails can be seen on the soles of the miners boots. Photographer: John Charles Burrow

© From the collection of the RIC