Winteringham Railway Workers

Winteringham Local History and Genealogy

Railway Workers

Marjorie BrattonThis photograph is reproduced by kind permission of Marjorie Bratton, and scanned ©Ken Jacobs 2008

Winteringham platelaying gang

 

Here’s a platelaying gang on the railway at Winteringham.  The portly figure of Fred Hawkins is in the centre of the back line.

Winteringham Railway Station

Winteringham Railway Station

The same photograph appears on the Railway Station page - though this is Marjorie’s version and of a higher quality.  On this photo, the words over the door facing the camera are “Goods Stores”.  The station name board has been moved from its original position on the platform directly visible, and to a position between the two platforms, so that trains to Whitton can see it too (the Whitton platform was in the angle formed by the junction).  The universal station handcart is to the extreme right.  Though we can’t see the hands on the station clock, we know from the direction of the shadows that it’s about noon, on a glorious Winteringham day as the two men await the next burst of activity amid smoke and steam, hissing and splashing.

Have you tried the other Winteringham Websites?
Winteringham, Parish Council (includes current news items, photographs, weather forecasts, calendar of events, etc etc) Don Burton World of NaturePhoto Archive (modern photographs of the village), What the Papers have said about Winteringham (since July 2004), High Resolution Historical Photographs, Winteringham Film Archive, Winteringham Football Club, Winteringham Nature Site, Winteringham Recipes, Winteringham Sales, Winteringham Camera Club, Winteringham Village Hall, Winteringham Chapel

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