Journal 9 — November 1998
Table of Contents
- "Another Melancholy Accident" — Early Accidents on the Midland Railway: 1844 / By Chris Rouse
- Midland Railway Literature (7) / By Ted Hancock
- More Wartime Cards
- Locomotive Aesthetics / By Jack Braithwaite
- Saltaire : its Origins and Growth / By Jack Farrar
- Who was Strephon? / By Laurence Knighton
- The Railway Benevolent Institution : Midland Railway involvement in the first 30 years / By Roger Brettle
Comments on Items in Previous Journals
- "You're not going to believe this..."
- Locomotive Aesthetics
- Early royal train journeys on the Midland Railway
- The Wellingborough accident of September 1898
- Midland Railway lodging houses / lodging turns
- Midland Railway standard drawings — cattle pens
- Slack working at Walton Shed
- New Query 12: Boiler Classifications
- New Query 13: Can you identify this station — 3
- New Query 14: The Hawes Branch
- The Memoirs of George Pratt / By George Pratt
- For the Modeller : Midland Railway standard drawings — Platelayers' Brick Cabin
Two Johnson 2Fs haul an 82 wagon London-bound coal train past Kegworth signalbox on 1st April 1914. The leading loco is 3552, which was built by Sharp Stewart & Co. as 2266 in 1897, while the train loco is 2904. This was built by Kitson & Co. as 1146 in 1875. The newer loco was only in service until 1935, but the older one worked for over 80 years, being withdrawn as 58117 in June 1956.
A postcard sent from the Secretary’s Office to Lance Corporal W. J. Strutt for Christmas 1918 congratulates him and his colleagues on their victory. Cards depicting the arrangements both before and after this occasion are illustrated on page 8.