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Images Dated 2016 August: 13 Aug 2016

13 Aug 2016 Collection
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Images Dated 2016 August: 15 Aug 2016

15 Aug 2016 Collection
16 Items

Images Dated 2016 August: 23 Aug 2016

23 Aug 2016 Collection
12 Items

Images Dated 2016 August: 30 Aug 2016

30 Aug 2016 Collection
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Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: 4 Aug 2016

4 Aug 2016
Taylors Engine Shaft, Tywarnhayle Mine, Porth Towan, St Agnes, Cornwall. Around 1907

Images Dated 2016 August: 8 Aug 2016

8 Aug 2016 Collection
17 Items

Images Dated 2016 August: 9 Aug 2016

9 Aug 2016 Collection
7 Items

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Perranporth railway bridge. Late 1800s

Perranporth railway bridge. Late 1800s
A view from Nampara side of the railway bridge looking down Boscawen Road with Perranporth village and beach in the background

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Trenance viaduct, Newquay, Cornwall. Around 1910

Trenance viaduct, Newquay, Cornwall. Around 1910
View of the viaduct taken from Trenance Gardens, with four women, wearing straw boaters, standing in the foreground. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Airship over Truro, Cornwall. 1914 -1918

Airship over Truro, Cornwall. 1914 -1918
By 1916, German U-boats were sinking many merchant vessels and Royal Navy warships in the English Channel. It was decided to use airships to combat them and a major airship station, RNAS Mullion

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Locomotive Smelter on the Redruth and Chacewater line, Cornwall. After 1854

Locomotive Smelter on the Redruth and Chacewater line, Cornwall. After 1854
Driver and fireman posing for the camera and a group of small children looking on from the vantage point of a high hedge in the background

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Penweathers Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall. Before 12th October 1926

Penweathers Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall. Before 12th October 1926
The original Brunel viaduct almost filled in to track level. This timber fan-structure and stone viaduct was replaced by the embankment on 12th October 1926. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Calstock viaduct, Cornwall. After 2nd March 1908

Calstock viaduct, Cornwall. After 2nd March 1908
The Calstock viaduct and quay with lift. The Viaduct was completed on 2nd March 1908. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: View of Gwinear Road station looking west, Cornwall. Possibly at the opening of the Helston branch

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

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Laying track for the Camborne Redruth tramway, Redruth, Cornwall. Around 1902

Laying track for the Camborne Redruth tramway, Redruth, Cornwall. Around 1902
Workers laying the track in the west end of Redruth for the Camborne Redruth Tramway. Pednandrea chimney stack can be seen in the background

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: GWR tank number 34 pictured with four men on the St Ives branch. Around 1905

GWR tank number 34 pictured with four men on the St Ives branch. Around 1905
The image shows GWR number 34 pictured with two unnamed men, Charlie Gould the fireman standing on the running plate and the driver Nickie Curnow standing with his feeder (oil can)

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Liskeard and Caradon Railway. Disused trackway near Cheesewring Quarry, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall

Liskeard and Caradon Railway. Disused trackway near Cheesewring Quarry, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall. Around 1920
A walking party, warmly wrapped in outdoor clothing (including trilby hats), taking a break on the old Liskeard to Caradon railway track

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Camborne Railway Station. 1920s

Camborne Railway Station. 1920s
Camborne Station in the early 1920s, including the splendid platform lamps, the flat awning of the down platform contrasting with the pitched version on the up side

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Traction engine outside the Wheel Inn, Tresillian, Cornwall. 1920s

Traction engine outside the Wheel Inn, Tresillian, Cornwall. 1920s
A traction engine pulling a heavy load going for water opposite the Wheel Inn. A woman carries pitchers in the foreground. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Redruth Railway Station, Cornwall, 1st March 1867

Redruth Railway Station, Cornwall, 1st March 1867
This well known photograph depicts the first broad gauge passenger train to arrive at Redruth from the west on 1st March 1867

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Donkey cart with two women, Cornwall. 1910

Donkey cart with two women, Cornwall. 1910
Donkey cart transporting two women down an unidentified lane. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Carvedras Viaduct, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902

Carvedras Viaduct, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902
View south down St Georges Road of Isambard Kingdom Brunels original timber fanned viaduct. This viaduct was replaced by an all stone structure which opened on the 17 August 1902

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Royal Albert Bridge under construction, Saltash, Cornwall. 1858

Royal Albert Bridge under construction, Saltash, Cornwall. 1858
View of the construction of the Royal Albert Bridge from the St Budeaux side of the Tamar river. The first span was in place and the second span was floated out on to the river on 10th July 1858

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Opening of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. 27th March 1899

Opening of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. 27th March 1899
Crowds of people waiting for the first train to arrive at Padstow station on the 27th March 1899. The station was the western terminus of the North Cornwall Railway and was operated by the London

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Replacing Brunels Carvedras Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890s

Replacing Brunels Carvedras Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1890s
Two workmen using a stationary steam engine with a belt drive, building the new stone piers to replace Brunels original stone piers topped with wooden fanned supports

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Welcoming party on the opening day of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. 27th March 1899

Welcoming party on the opening day of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. 27th March 1899
A large group of welcoming dignitaries await the arrival of the first train into Padstow railway station on the opening day 27th March 1899

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Moresk Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1904

Moresk Viaduct, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1904
General view of the Brunel stone and timber Moresk Viaduct also known as the Truro viaduct. It was replaced by a second stone viaduct built alongside which opened on the 14th February 1904

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Falmouth Railway Station, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Falmouth Railway Station, Falmouth, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A view of the platform at Falmouth Railway Station with a train in, looking towards the harbour and the town. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: GWR (4-4-0) Bulldog SWIFT (3350) with men posed in front. Between 1900-1912

GWR (4-4-0) Bulldog SWIFT (3350) with men posed in front. Between 1900-1912
Image shows GWR (4-4-0) Bulldog SWIFT (3350) possibly at Truro station although the locality is unknown. Eight workers are posed in front of the locomotive

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: New motor van for Criddle and Smith Ltd. Cornwall. 1920s

New motor van for Criddle and Smith Ltd. Cornwall. 1920s
A new motor van for Criddle and Smith Ltd of Truro and Penzance. The Furnishers of Cornwall They had premises in Kings Street, St Nicholas Street and 1 & 2 Victoria Place, Truro and in Newquay

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Motorcycle scramble, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1920s

Motorcycle scramble, St Agnes, Cornwall. 1920s
A motorcycle scramble with a motorbike and side-car. Probably taking place at Blue Hills, St Agnes. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: The Royal Visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales, Grampound Road, Cornwall. 15th July 1903

The Royal Visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales, Grampound Road, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
The Royal visit in 1903 by the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary, leaving the station at Grampound Road in an open carriage

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Mr A. W. Gills motor vehicle on a cart after being destroyed by fire

Mr A. W. Gills motor vehicle on a cart after being destroyed by fire. Liskey Hill, Perranporth, Cornwall. June 1906
On Sunday returning from Perranporth just as the car was negotiating Liskey Hill, there was a sudden jerk and then a continuance of motion as if everything was right

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Miss Treseders caravan, Cornwall. 1920s

Miss Treseders caravan, Cornwall. 1920s
Group of people at Miss Treseders caravan at an unknown location in Cornwall. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Welcoming party on the opening day of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. 27th March 1899

Welcoming party on the opening day of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. 27th March 1899
A crowd wait to welcome the first train into Padstow railway station. The station was the western terminus of the North Cornwall Railway and was operated by the London and South Western Railway

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Building a new viaduct, Hayle, Cornwall. 1884-1885

Building a new viaduct, Hayle, Cornwall. 1884-1885
A large group of workers building the new stone viaduct at Hayle, to replace Brunels original timber construction which opened in 1852

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: View from Looe Bridge across the river estuary, showing part of the Liskeard to Looe branch

View from Looe Bridge across the river estuary, showing part of the Liskeard to Looe branch railway line
Small craft moored in the river; loaded trucks on the railway line across the river. Photographer: Surgeon Captain John Campbell

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. After 1859

Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. After 1859
A view from the St Budeaux side of the Tamar river of the Royal Albert Bridge and Saltash. Queen Victorias consort Prince Albert opened the single broad gauge track bridge over the River Tamar

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Passenger train crossing Penponds Viaduct, Cornwall. Before 1899

Passenger train crossing Penponds Viaduct, Cornwall. Before 1899
The original iron-girder viaduct at Penponds with a passing express train, watched by a man in the foreground. This viaduct was replaced with a stone viaduct which opened on the 3rd of September

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Lorry carrying a large boiler through Truro, Cornwall. September 1926

Lorry carrying a large boiler through Truro, Cornwall. September 1926
Lorry, registration number RL3792 carrying a large boiler by Ruston of Lincoln through Quay Street, Truro in September 1926

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Williamsons double-decker open top motor bus, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920

Williamsons double-decker open top motor bus, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall. 1920
Williamsons of Camborne double-decker motor bus in Princes Street, Truro. The cathedral is visible in the background. Licence plate number AF2313. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Man with donkey cart, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1900

Man with donkey cart, Truro, Cornwall. Around 1900
Donkey cart with man posed beside it, with J. Symons Truro painted on the cart side. The photograph is labelled A Cornish Artizan. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Laying gravel before the opening of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. Before March 1899

Laying gravel before the opening of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. Before March 1899
A view of Padstow railway station with gravel being laid by horse and cart prior to its opening on the 27th March 1899. The station was the western terminus of the North Cornwall Railway

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: View of Moresk viaduct from Moresk street in Truro. Pre 1881

View of Moresk viaduct from Moresk street in Truro. Pre 1881
Image shows a woman crossing the Moresk footbridge which was replaced with a road bridge in 1881 with Brunels Moresk viaduct in the background

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: St Ives Railway Station, St Ives, Cornwall. Early 1900s

St Ives Railway Station, St Ives, Cornwall. Early 1900s
St Ives Railway Station from Porthminster beach. A fleet of seine boats are drawn up on the beach below. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: View of St Ives with the railway station in foreground. Around 1880

View of St Ives with the railway station in foreground. Around 1880
The St Ives branch was opened on 1st June 1877, by the GWR as successors to the West Cornwall Railway. The stonework of the railway buildings still appears very fresh in this view

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. Around 1900

Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. Around 1900
A view from the St Budeaux side of the Tamar river of the Royal Albert Bridge and Saltash with a steam train heading towards Plymouth

Background imageImages Dated 2016 August: Railway viaduct and Dennis Hill, Padstow, Cornwall. Around March 1899

Railway viaduct and Dennis Hill, Padstow, Cornwall. Around March 1899
A view of Dennis Hill and the railway viaduct taken from Petherick Creek. Workers can be seen on the viaduct and hanging below on a platform. The line to Padstow opened on the 29th March 1899



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