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National Railway Museum
Leeman Road
YO26 4XJ


01904 686 235



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Closed: 24-26 December

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  • General descriptions of the collections and the library catalogue can be accessed online
  • ARCHON code: 756

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    Collections information

    Businesses (75)

    Persons (33)

    Diaries (43)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (18)

    • NRA 44859 John Addison, engineer: diary
    • NRA 42851 Doncaster Locomotive Works
    • NRA 44846 Alfred Kitching, Locomotive Builder: diary
    • NRA 43725 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Co: design drawings
    • NRA 41094 Locomotive Manufacturers Association
    • NRA 44241 Nasmyth, Wilson & Co Ltd, locomotive builders, Patricroft
    • NRA 32928 National Railway Museum: misc accessions
    • NRA 42128 George Potter Neele, superintendent of the line, London & North Western Railway: diaries and papers
    • NRA 36641 George Neumann, civil engineer: drawings and papers
    • NRA 28465 North British Locomotive Co Ltd, Glasgow
    • NRA 40901 North Eastern Railway Station Masters and Agents Association
    • NRA 44847 Henry Pease, Stockton and Darlington Railway: corresp
    • NRA 44845 George Stephenson, Railway Engineer: papers
    • NRA 44848 Robert Stephenson, civil engineer: papers
    • NRA 42127 Robert Stephenson & Co, locomotive mfrs, Darlington
    • NRA 28464 Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd, locomotive builders, Darlington: microfilm
    • NRA 44209 Wilkes & Ashmore, industrial designers, Horsham: papers relating to the British Railway Board
    • NRA 44201 Samuel Barton Worthington and William Barton Worthington, railway engineers: corresp and papers


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