Memories of the 1930s railways in Spalding

Memories of the 1930s railways in Spalding

John Tippler has put some of his memories down on paper for readers to enjoy. In the 1930s, crossing the King’s Road footbridge, which spanned the 13 tracks of the shunting yard, was a small boy’s delight. There were usually several shunting engines at work,...
Driver takes a wrong turning

Driver takes a wrong turning

We look back to the Spalding Guardian of 50 years ago. Lorry driver James Douglas Elmas, of 85 Gate House, Long Sutton, had a narrow escape from serious injury when his lorry left the road near Fulney church and crashed into a garden. Mr Elms was taken to the Johnson...