Spalding Railway Station

Spalding Railway Station

SPALDING train station opened to the travelling public on October 17, 1848.   The Great Northern Railway’s loop line between Peterborough, Spalding, Boston, and Lincoln began to operate on that day. In the Random Notes of the Spalding Free Press, the editor at...
Spalding Station

Spalding Station

The caption to the picture says “Passengers waiting for the 8.30am through train to London” Pictured could be dated 1950’s but how knows more? Date? Names of the people? Picture from Snippets from the life of a...
London Train At Spalding

London Train At Spalding

I guess the picture is dated about 1950. Is the date right? Does anybody know what would be in the trucks that are being shunted and where was it...
2nd Extract from Spalding in the Sixties and Seventies

2nd Extract from Spalding in the Sixties and Seventies

This is the second of a number of extracts taken from the book Spalding in the Sixties and Seventies (1860 & 70’s) by F Ridlington. Hand Gates at the Winsover Road Crossing Spalding possessed no public water supply. The people relied upon rain water from the...