Postcards Of The Past - Old Postcards From Lancashire & North Wales

assortment of old postcards

Postcards of the Past
Old Postcards & Photos Of North Wales Trains

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Holyhead Railway Station

Holyhead Station in the early 1900s postcard Holyhead Station postcard (reverse)
Holyhead Railway Station, passengers transferring from the train to the boat for Dublin (North Wall) in the early 1900s

Posted: to Hertford, date unreadable
Re-published by: McCorquodale & Co., Ltd. for London & North Western Railway Company

Steam Train On Britannia Bridge

The SS Cedric docks at Holyhead Railway Station 1909 Irish Boat Exoress postcard (reverse)
London and North Western Railway's Irish Boat Express train crossing the Menai Straits on the Britannia Bridge

Posted: unused
Re-published by: Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd. Oilette postcard number 9662

Holyhead Railway Station 1909

The SS Cedric docks at Holyhead Railway Station 1909 Holyhead Station postcard (reverse)
Passengers and luggage from the SS Cedric at London and North Western Railway's Holyhead Dock in 1909

Posted: unused
Re-published by: British Steam Railways and the National Railway Museum

Snowdon Mountain Railway Looking to Llanberis

SMR on Clogwyn SMR postcard (reverse)
Snowdon Mountain Railway train crossing Clogwyn

Posted: unused
Published by: Valentine & Sons, Dundee & London

Britainnia Bridge Lions

Britannia Brodge Lions Britannia Brodge postcard (reverse)
The Lions on the Britannia Bridge over the Menai Straits, before the A55 Expressway was added to the top in 1980

Posted: unused
Published by: The Milton 'Photogravure' Series

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway SMR postcard (reverse)
Snowdon Mountain Railway train at Clogwyn Station

Posted: unused
Published by: Photo-Precision Ltd., St Albans

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway SMR postcard (reverse)
Snowdon Mountain Railway train descending from the summit

Posted: unused
Published by: Valentine's

Snowdon Mountain Railway

Snowdon Mountain Railway SMR postcard (reverse)
Snowdon Mountain Railway train approaching the summit station

Posted: unused
Published by: unknown

Clogwyn

Train crossing CLogwyn Clogwyn and the Llanberis Pass (reverse)
Snowdon Mountain Railway crossing Clogwyn

Posted: unused
Published by: Judges Ltd., Hastings

Holyhead Station

Holyhead and station and port Holyhead station postcard (reverse)
Holyhead Railway Station - departure of the Boat Express
Published by London and North Western Railway Company

Posted: 20 August 1906 to East Dulwich, London
Published by: London and North Western Railway Company

Holyhead Station

Holyhead station and port Holyhead station postcard (reverse)
Holyhead Railway Station and Port. The arrival of the Irish mail.

Posted: date unreadable but stamp dates from 1952, posted to Portsmouth
Published by: Photochrom Ltd., Royal Tunbridge Wells

Llanberis Station

Llanberis station Llanberis station postcard (reverse)
Llanberis mainline railway station

Posted: unused
Published by: Photomatic Ltd., Dellsome Lane, N. Mymms, Herts

Summit of Snowdon

Snowdon summit and huts Snowdon summit and huts postcard (reverse)
Snowdon summit and train. The huts on the summit were demolished and replaced by a cafe and station in the 1930s.

Posted: 9 May 1903 to Hinckley
Published by: Wrench Series, no. 1111

Penygroes Railway Station

Penygroes station
Penygroes LNWR Railway Station (photograph)
The station was part of the London and North Western Railway that ran from Caernarfon to Afonwen. It closed in December 1964 and was eventually demolished to make way for the Penygroes bypass and a cycle track.

Posted: n/a
Published by: n/a

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