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This train is now ready to depart

Description: "Photograph of railway guard giving the signal to the engine driver." Photograph by RL Sirus...Date: 1884..Our Catalogue Reference: COPY 1/369/256 ( http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/cat... more

April 26, 1961

Here is Mr Paddy Carroll captured heading up the stairs to his Signal Cabin at Thurles Train Station in Co. Tipperary. Wonder if that's a manual in his hand, or a novel he was reading?..Date: Wednesday, 26 Apri... more

Louis-Philippe and Building of the French Railways

Medalist: Jean-François-Antoine Bovy (French, 1795–1877)

Map of railways in New England and part of New York; engraved by E. A. Teulon, expressly to accompany the Pathfinder Railway Guide.

Shows railroads in operation and some proposed lines. Indicates state boundaries, cities and towns, and main drainage.

Combination railways

A man wearing a coronet, who resembles British Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone, touches the arm of a bearded man in a modest suit, carrying what may be a bag of tools. They stand before a ticket window... more

Map of the European and North American Railway, showing its connection with the railways of the United States & Canada; made by direction of His Excellency John Hubbard, Governor of Maine under the resolve of Aug. 20th 1850.

Shows New England, eastern New York, and the Maritime Provinces. Gives completed, in progress, and proposed railroads. Indicates drainage, state boundaries, and larger cities. Slightly different edition, engra... more

West Cornwall from "Rambles beyond Railways; or, Notes in Cornwall taken a-foot ... With illustrations by H. C. Brandling"

This image has been taken from scan 000219 from "Rambles beyond Railways; or, Notes in Cornwall taken a-foot ... With illustrations by H. C. Brandling". The title and subject terms of this image have been gener... more

A new map for travellers through the United States of America showing the railways, canals & stage roads, with the distances.

General map of the eastern United States. Indicates concentric circles at 100-mile intervals from New York City.

traction engine from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000052 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Peter Robinson from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000030 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Paisley from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000028 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Stamford from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000095 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

printing press from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000084 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

flora from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000132 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

International Exhibition, 1862 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000037 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

British Museum from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000045 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

County Wicklow from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000087 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Manchester from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000075 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Birmingham from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000105 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Crystal Palace from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000073 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

tilt hammer from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000091 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Chepstow from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000023 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

horse from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000094 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Queen Margaret from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000123 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Westminster Abbey from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000139 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

London from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000035 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

Harrow from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

traction engine from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of the principal railways out of London, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000054 from "The Traveller's Album and Hotel Guide: containing views of places and buildings of historical and general interest, with descriptive letterpress; an account of t... more

HMR2-10-88b

"House & garden, Main St., 1914"..View of the garden of the Rathbun family's house on Main Street in Deseronto, Ontario. The photographer was looking towards the south. Box cars on the waterfront ... more

HMR2-10-88e

"House & garden, Main St., 1914"..View of the garden of the Rathbun family's house on Main Street in Deseronto, Ontario. The photographer was looking towards the south. Railway cars on the waterfr... more

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"C.N.R. Coal pile & trestle. Pt. Arthur"..Picture taken at Port Arthur, Ontario, 1907, showing the Canadian Northern Railway's coal trestle.

Armagh Man (William Stickers?) laughs in the face of "Post No Bills" signs

Cheating a little with the title of this one, as there is no "Post No Bills" sign to be seen (although we know they existed in Ireland long before ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlireland/8178145805 )... more

Maps showing the connections of the Northern and Southern West Virginia Railroad, with the three grand trunk railways which unite the Atlantic seaboard with the Ohio River.

Main map shows central West Virginia including drainage, cities and towns, the coal region, and the railroads. General map shows northeastern United States with its railroad network.

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000068 from volume 02 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000062 from volume 01 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

diagram from "Report upon the Coal-Fields of Klip River, Weenan, Umvoti, and Victoria Counties, together with tabulated statement of results obtained from a series of trials of colonial coal upon the Natal Government Railways, by F. W. North"

This image has been taken from scan 000045 from "Report upon the Coal-Fields of Klip River, Weenan, Umvoti, and Victoria Counties, together with tabulated statement of results obtained from a series of trials o... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000061 from volume 01 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000017 from volume 01 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from volume 03 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000069 from volume 03 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000060 from volume 01 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "Report upon the Coal-Fields of Klip River, Weenan, Umvoti, and Victoria Counties, together with tabulated statement of results obtained from a series of trials of colonial coal upon the Natal Government Railways, by F. W. North"

This image has been taken from scan 000013 from "Report upon the Coal-Fields of Klip River, Weenan, Umvoti, and Victoria Counties, together with tabulated statement of results obtained from a series of trials o... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000018 from volume 01 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000068 from volume 03 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

Map showing lines and connections of the Shenandoah Valley and Norfolk & Western Railways.

Map of the eastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, stations, and the railroad netowrk with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of mileage between stations.

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000069 from volume 02 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000070 from volume 02 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from volume 02 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000070 from volume 03 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

map from "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edited by J. R. S. V"

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from volume 03 of "The Iron Roads Dictionary and travellers' route charts of the English and Welsh Railways; ... with ... engravings and ... maps ... Compiled and edit... more

bridge from "Sights of London illustrated: and metropolitan handbook for railways, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000029 from "Sights of London illustrated: and metropolitan handbook for railways, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by u... more

Wales from "The Pictorial Itinerary, an illustrated guide to the railways and coach-roads of North Wales, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000099 from "The Pictorial Itinerary, an illustrated guide to the railways and coach-roads of North Wales, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated... more

map from "The Pictorial Itinerary, an illustrated guide to the railways and coach-roads of North Wales, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000190 from "The Pictorial Itinerary, an illustrated guide to the railways and coach-roads of North Wales, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated... more

Vintage Railway Album: 6 (detail) - Harrow and Wealdstone station

One of 24 images from a unique and exceptional album ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157624218631585/ ) dating from c. 1900 containing images of early steam locomotives. See the set des... more

railways from "Guy's South of Ireland Pictorial Guide, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000041 from "Guy's South of Ireland Pictorial Guide, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's ... more

Drung Hill, Co. Kerry

NLI Ref.: LIMP 2947 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000058720 )

Curves in Cork

Chose this curvy photo of the railway station in Cork for the bewildering multiplicity of signage. Most scenes in our early photos are blissfully uncluttered, but not this one!..Also chose it because it has a c... more

map from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

map from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000310 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

bicycle from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000230 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

Aberdovey from "[Picturesque Wales: a handbook of scenery accessible from the Cambrian Railways, etc.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000079 from "[Picturesque Wales: a handbook of scenery accessible from the Cambrian Railways, etc.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags,... more

advertisement from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000409 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

map from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000334 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

map from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000239 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

map from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000335 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

advertisement from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000410 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

map from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000286 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

map from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000238 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

map from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

Wikipedia:en=Lynton from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000222 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

Kent from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent"

This image has been taken from scan 000327 from "An illustrated and descriptive guide to the great railways of England, and their connections with the continent". The title and subject terms of this image have ... more

Last train to Penzance

Description: "Photograph of train on Great Western Railway leaving Paddington Station, May 20th 1892 at 10.15 am, being the last Broad Gauge Penzance Train"..Date: May 20th 1892..Our Catalogue Referen... more

Tunnel

Would imagine these are some of the workers posing at the mouth of what looks like the brand spanking new railway tunnel at Newport, Co. Mayo...Date: During 1892? (thanks to very helpful carving over the archwa... more

firewood from "The Autobiography of an old Passport ... Driving Tours ... over the roads of Western Europe, before the time of railways ... Illustrated"

This image has been taken from scan 000146 from "The Autobiography of an old Passport ... Driving Tours ... over the roads of Western Europe, before the time of railways ... Illustrated". The title and subject ... more

railway carriage from "A Souvenir of the Cambrian Railways. Gems of picturesque scenery in Wild Wales. Reproduced from photographs, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000046 from "A Souvenir of the Cambrian Railways. Gems of picturesque scenery in Wild Wales. Reproduced from photographs, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have... more