Legacy sets of photographs of railways, Cambridge and other stuff which still linger on various bits of teh interwebs until I get round to cleaning them up. Mostly grotty old scans from before the days of affordable digital cameras, never mind social media. Not really very interesting!


That any general system of conveying passengers would … go at a velocity exceeding ten miles an hour, or thereabouts, is extremely improbable.
Thomas Tredgold, Practical Treatise on Railroads & Carriages, 1825

[Trainspotters in action]


[Pembroke college crest]

…For Cambridge people rarely smile,
Being urban, squat, and packed with guile…

Rupert Brooke, The Old Vicarage, Grantchester


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