1936 Carriers Timetable and Routes

1936 Carriers Timetable and Routes

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 link. 1936 Carrier Timetable Further reading click on the following...
John Henry Robinson of Deeping

John Henry Robinson of Deeping

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...
GNR Carrier Cart at Spalding Railway Station

GNR Carrier Cart at Spalding Railway Station

One of the GNR carrier carts used at Spalding Railway Station. This one looks to be transporting wood or pipes ? The photo is believed to date between 1920-30 Click on image to...
Flowers ready to be transported at Spalding Station

Flowers ready to be transported at Spalding Station

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 stands on the front of the cart. Click on image to...
Loading at Garner’s Wharf, Sutton Bridge 1910

Loading at Garner’s Wharf, Sutton Bridge 1910

In this photo, taken in 1910 we see horses and carts laden with corn sacks which are waiting to be shipped at Garner’s Wharf, Sutton Bridge. This two-storey warehouse was built between 1836 and 1850. Click on image to enlarge...