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  Topic: Old photos - Ironbridge
Graham

Replies: 58
Views: 4372

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:07 am   Subject: Old photos - Ironbridge
Undated, from the opposite direction with Albert Edward Bridge in the background.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4548/37775147424_1a16674fde_b.jpg
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  Topic: Old photos - Ironbridge
Graham

Replies: 58
Views: 4372

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:01 am   Subject: Old photos - Ironbridge
Undated, between the opening of Ironbridge B in 1969 and the closure of Ironbridge A in 1981. Also shows Albert Edward ridge and the Ironbridge itself in the distance.

https://farm5.staticflickr.co ...
  Topic: Brake van rides behind GWR 813: 25 November 2017
Graham

Replies: 33
Views: 5930

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:57 pm   Subject: Brake van rides behind GWR 813: 25 November 2017
I've got the working Time Table for the 25th and there are some minor changes.

Depart Bewdley 8:30 (was 8.58) a.m. Arrive Bridgnorth 9:22 (was 9.46) a.m.
Depart Bridgnorth 10:00 (was 10.10) a.m. ...
  Topic: Old photos - Ironbridge
Graham

Replies: 58
Views: 4372

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:09 pm   Subject: Old photos - Ironbridge
Undated, although a comment on Facebook states "The bridge looks to be open for traffic, so it must be before it was closed and after the war memorial was erected 1920s/30s..."
Edit: A bit ...
  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 36
Views: 3014

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:14 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
The same could be said for everything from Supermarine Spitfires to broad gauge locomotives.
The trick is to recognise what's worthless now, but will be worth a fortune in the future.
And have somew ...
  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 36
Views: 3014

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:12 pm   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
I'll put this here because it doesn't really fit anywhere else.
1921 map of Railways of Shropshire, looking very much like a Tolkien map of The Shire.

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  Topic: Old photos - other local historic engineering
Graham

Replies: 36
Views: 3014

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:51 am   Subject: Old photos - other local historic engineering
No railway connection here, but I thought it was such an unusual subject it was worth including.
First World War tank being cut up for scrap, possibly in Brintons Park, Kidderminster.
No further inf ...
  Topic: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
Graham

Replies: 952
Views: 285626

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:57 pm   Subject: Bridgnorth Station redevelopment: 2012 onwards
The floor plan shows 39 indoor seats.
http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/acbe94_661c7c13af3b4a659d2c9d73a7748c8e.pdf
  Topic: SVRLive website
Graham

Replies: 148
Views: 23871

PostForum: General Forum   Posted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:08 pm   Subject: SVRLive website
The link to http://www.svrlive.com/813-brake-van-rides on Express Points doesn't include the final s
  Topic: Steam Crane RS38 'Toby Giblets'
Graham

Replies: 8
Views: 3153

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:27 pm   Subject: Steam Crane RS38 'Toby Giblets'
For those who are interested, a photo of GWR RS38 turned up on Facebook, so it has now got a page at https://www.svrwiki.com/GWR_RS38
  Topic: Old photos - Bridgnorth
Graham

Replies: 42
Views: 5309

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:48 pm   Subject: Old photos - Bridgnorth
Undated, but again, the signal box and bus garage place it as 1904 - 1923.
Assuming the artist colourised the photo from life, that could be a rare illustration of GWR red goods wagons. There's some ...
  Topic: Bewdley Wagon Repairs
Graham

Replies: 51
Views: 17041

PostForum: Rolling Stock   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:18 am   Subject: Bewdley Wagon Repairs
I'll try to keep a monthly update going on the new web site.
I've put a few pictures for September and October on there so far.
http://www.svrwagons.uk/news.html
  Topic: Brake van rides behind GWR 813: 25 November 2017
Graham

Replies: 33
Views: 5930

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:46 am   Subject: Brake van rides behind GWR 813: 25 November 2017
Thanks, I'll pass that information on.
It's probably worth pointing out that the train will arrive and depart at the station platforms as well, not the goods yard, so access will be from platform lev ...
  Topic: Old films of the SVR
Graham

Replies: 7
Views: 1156

PostForum: Photographic Section   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:11 am   Subject: Old films of the SVR
"The Birth of Kidderminster Town Station" showing the goods yard in use and then the station being built on the site.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrFRKQohasE
  Topic: Brake van rides behind GWR 813: 25 November 2017
Graham

Replies: 33
Views: 5930

PostForum: SVR Special Events   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:15 pm   Subject: Brake van rides behind GWR 813: 25 November 2017
We've revised the prices on this.
Originally, the intention was to offer something cheaper than the 50 one way of the Autumn Gala but as there hasn't been a lot of interest so far and it's a bit com ...
 
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