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Background imageRailways Collection: Camborne Railway Station, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s, possibly First World War

Camborne Railway Station, Camborne, Cornwall. Early 1900s, possibly First World War
Cadets on the platform at Camborne Railway Station awaiting a train. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRailways Collection: Trenance viaduct, Newquay, Cornwall. Around 1905-1910

Trenance viaduct, Newquay, Cornwall. Around 1905-1910
Trenance Viaduct in Newquay with stone piers and wrought iron girders. This viaduct opened in 1874 and replaced the original timber viaduct which had opened in 1849

Background imageRailways Collection: 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 imageRailways Collection: Workers in front of locomotive GWR 1307. Possibly around 1895

Workers in front of locomotive GWR 1307. Possibly around 1895
A group of railway workers in front of the Great Western Railway engine 1307. The 2-4-2T engine was built by in 1895 by Kitson and Company and was withdrawn from service in 1926. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRailways Collection: Carbis Bay viaduct, Cornwall. 1910

Carbis Bay viaduct, Cornwall. 1910
Carbis Bay Viaduct looking towards St Ives. Carbis Bay Hotel behind railway line. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRailways Collection: Carvedras Viaduct, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. After 1902

Carvedras Viaduct, St Georges Road, Truro, Cornwall. After 1902
View of the Carvedras Viaduct looking north, with the stone structure that replaced the earlier Brunel viaduct. This viaduct opened on 17 August 1902

Background imageRailways Collection: Group of men and boys on a railway track, possibly Padstow-Wadebridge branch line, Cornwall

Group of men and boys on a railway track, possibly Padstow-Wadebridge branch line, Cornwall. Early 1900s
The figures in the picture, may not be railway workers; the dogs and wire suggest they may be a party out to snare rabbits

Background imageRailways Collection: Truro Station and Richmond Hill, Truro, Cornwall. Late 1800s

Truro Station and Richmond Hill, Truro, Cornwall. Late 1800s
Soldiers and sailors march away from the station down Richmond Hill towards Truro town. A group of Naval and army officers follow the marching sailors. All watched by a small crowd of onlookers

Background imageRailways Collection: Tolgarrick railway bridge, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s

Tolgarrick railway bridge, Truro, Cornwall. 1920s
Tolgarrick Bridge carried the branch line over the Falmouth Road to Newham goods yard alongside the river Fal. However, the railway was originally the West Cornwall Railway (WCR)

Background imageRailways Collection: 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 imageRailways Collection: The Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. Early 1900s

The Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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 imageRailways Collection: The Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. After 1859

The 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 imageRailways Collection: The Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. After 1859

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

Background imageRailways Collection: The Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. After 1859

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

Background imageRailways Collection: The Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. After 1859

The 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 imageRailways Collection: Padstow to Wadebridge branch line, Cornwall. 1900

Padstow to Wadebridge branch line, Cornwall. 1900
General view towards Padstow railway line with a steam train approaching from Dennis Hill. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageRailways Collection: Opening of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. 27th March 1899

Opening of Padstow railway station, Cornwall. 27th March 1899
The crowded platform on 27th March 1899 with the station awning and lamposts decorated with flags and bunting as part of the station opening celebrations

Background imageRailways Collection: Padstow railway station from across the estuary, Cornwall. Before 1907

Padstow railway station from across the estuary, Cornwall. Before 1907
A distant view of the station with steam and smoke issuing from the train locomotive alongside the station platform. In the distance to the left of the station can be seen the girder railway bridge

Background imageRailways Collection: 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 imageRailways Collection: Newsagent stand at Truro Railway Station, Cornwall. 1915

Newsagent stand at Truro Railway Station, Cornwall. 1915
Newsagents stand with two female staff on the platform during World War 1

Background imageRailways Collection: Newsagent stand at Truro railway station, Cornwall. 1915

Newsagent stand at Truro railway station, Cornwall. 1915
Newsagents stand with two female staff on the platform during World War 1

Background imageRailways Collection: Truro railway station, Cornwall. 1910-1920

Truro railway station, Cornwall. 1910-1920
Exterior view of Truro Railway Station showing horse drawn and motor vehicles waiting outside with their drivers. The registration AF1584 can be seen on the nearest car

Background imageRailways Collection: Falmouth Railway Station, Cornwall. Around 1910

Falmouth Railway Station, Cornwall. Around 1910
Exterior view of Falmouth Railway Station, with children in the foreground

Background imageRailways Collection: Truro railway station, Cornwall. Early 1900s

Truro railway station, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A crowd of people including many horse riders outside the station. A brass band stands under the canopy on the left. Two horse drawn carriages outside the station advertise the Royal Hotel

Background imageRailways Collection: Truro railway station, Cornwall. September 1922

Truro railway station, Cornwall. September 1922
A large boiler on a trailer being towed by a tractor, outside Truro railway station. It is thought the boiler was to be delivered to the Poor Law Institution. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageRailways Collection: Truro railway station, Cornwall. 21st August 1924

Truro railway station, Cornwall. 21st August 1924
A group photograph showing a presentation to two men who tried to save a railwayman. The photo was published in the West Briton on 21st August 1924 but there was no accompanying article

Background imageRailways Collection: Truro railway station, Cornwall. 12th June 1918

Truro railway station, Cornwall. 12th June 1918
A group of women and girls with the station master, collecting for the Railway Benevolent Institution on the platform of Truro railway station during the First World War

Background imageRailways Collection: Truro railway station, Cornwall. June 1915

Truro railway station, Cornwall. June 1915
Three female staff standing outside the railway station during the First World War, June 1915. Their hat bands say Ticket Collector



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