Colwich Old Signal Box

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Description:Pictured in the Old Signal Box at Colwich are (left to right): David Buckley, Telephone Attendant and Gordon Axten, Signalman ('Box Lad'). David lived in the railway cottages nearby to the Stoke-on-Trent line. He was from a railway family along with his father, grandfather and uncles who had worked for various railways including LMS, NSR and BR.


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Railway Station, Colwich
Railway Station, Colwich

Lantern slide view looking west along the platform towards the signal box and junction ...

Colwich Railway Junction
Colwich Railway Junction

A view of Colwich junction taken from the old signal box. A Stanier 8F 2-8-0 locomotive ...

Railway bridge works, Colwich
Railway bridge works, Colwich

Replacing the rail bridge over Main road, Colwich. A railway crane is lifting blocks ...

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Creators: Mr Chris Coates - Contributor

Donor ref:BM-CC-051 (37/32772)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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