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Picture(s) of the week: a special day for the Shildon Works Band

Photographic volunteer Anne McLean selects her favourite photos from our collection. There are 1000s more photos to browse – all free for personal use under a Creative Commons license – on our main photos page. 8 November 1949 was a … Continue reading

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How a 78-year-old volunteer brought a steam engine back to life

This is one of a series of blog posts we’re bringing you during our huge 9-day Railfest 2012 festival in June 2012. More blog posts about Railfest 2012 Matt Hick, Volunteer Officer, writes: Preparing a 109-year-old locomotive for Britain’s biggest … Continue reading

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