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Art project creators re-united at Walkden

Friends and supporters met at Walkden yesterday to formally celebrate the installation of our station art work with artist Mark Mennell, students from Salford City College, and representatives from Northern. 72 more words


Twelve frames an hour

I’m still loving the Yashica Mat 124 G and, as I had a brief window of time before attending an appointment I’d taken the day off work for on Wednesday, I decided to go out. 866 more words


Boxing Clever

Just had to post pictures of the signal box built for me by Andrew Barnes.

A great piece of modelling. The box is based on the one at Norden (yes I know it is L&SWR) but similar boxes could be found all over the Southern in days of the semophore. 32 more words


Art by the Numbers

Recently I read about the upcoming nationwide roll out of the Quality Metrics Framework. For those of you who don’t know, The Quality Metrics are a selection of statements presented to audiences to help arts organisations understand the qualities of the work that they programme. 997 more words

Signal Box

Worksop train station photograph

Worksop station was heavily influenced by the owner of Welbec Hall, which is another interesting story in its own right.

All the best

Tim 13 more words


Thursday Special

The Severn Bridge Signal Box is often described as “a cathedral among signal boxes” by enthusiasts. Found just beyond Shrewsbury Station it was built in 1910 and one of the largest in Europe.

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