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Images Dated 2017 August

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Steam roller accident in Main Street Grampound, Cornwall. Around 1910-1911 Featured August Image

Steam roller accident in Main Street Grampound, Cornwall. Around 1910-1911

An accident where a steam roller from Aveling & Porter of Rochester careered backwards into a house. No one was hurt and the driver lodged for a few nights in the house in the photograph while the engine was repaired. Information to help date the event was provided by Mrs Vera Webb of Grampound. Photographer: Unknown

© From the collection of the RIC

Pentewan harbour, Cornwall. 1914 Featured August Image

Pentewan harbour, Cornwall. 1914

A view from the west side of the harbour showing the timber narrow gauge railway gantry. Trucks full of china clay wait to be loaded into the sailing vessels via the wooden chutes that can be seen in the raised position above the vessel on the left of the picture. The narrow gauge railway ran from St Austell to Pentewan harbour with China clay for shipment. The nearer vessel is the barquentine Imogene originally built as the Strathendrick'. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

© From the collection of the RIC

Visit to Fowey by Prime Minister, Cornwall. June 1990 Featured August Image

Visit to Fowey by Prime Minister, Cornwall. June 1990

Visiting Fowey in June 1990, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher met some of the RNLI crew and went for a trip around Fowey harbour in the lifeboat. She watched a mock rescue, from the lifeboat to the RNAS Culdrose helicopter, from the shore at Albert Quay. The lifeboat used was Faithful Forrester, on loan to Fowey from Dover. After decommissioning in 1997 she was sold to Australia. Photographer: Jonathan Barker

© RIC, photographer Jonathan Barker