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Photo of a station worker with his railway horse at Surfleet Railway Station, early 1900's The horse was a shunting horse, and there were stables at the Station itself. What memories do you have o ...
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Horse and cart belonging to Mr J T Ward of Holbeach Marsh seen at Holbeach Railway Station in 1922. Click on image to enlarge
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When the circus came to town in the early 1900's it was a spectacular event. The coach in this picture was hauled by 40 horses.
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A view of The Chequers Hotel, Holbeach. Outside is their wedding brougham and station waggon. At the time a Morris Turner was the proprietor. Click on image to enlarge
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Extract from Spalding Free Press Year Book for 1936. Its interesting to note there were regular carrier routes around Spalding both motor driven and by horse. To view the time table click on the li ...
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This photo shows a John Henry Robinson of Deeping transporting a group of potato pickers to the field on a horse and cart. Photo is thought to be dated as 1917. Click on image to enlarge
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A cart pulled by two horses stands outside the premises of T.Woolsey, Asphalt maker of Double Street, Spalding. The cart has the name Thomas Woolsey on it. Three men and one lady are stood around the ...
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Inspector Wackett is seen here in the police yard at Holbeach Police Station in about 1902. Apparently the horse was called "Kitty".
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In this photo we see boxes of flowers on a cart at Spalding Railway Station, ready to be transported to shops further afield . Two gentlemen are seen loading them onto the train while another man s ...
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Gosberton once boasted three saddlers. Hutchinson's existences was for about 150 years and at one time they kept 800 horses supplied with collars and saddlery. The last collar was made in 1960.
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This photo is titled "The last stage coach at the Bridge Hotel, Sutton Bridge" and is dated as 1950's Does anyone have more information on this stage coach such a who's it was, and where it's headi ...
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