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Has anyone got some good steam era pictures of Wakefield kirkgate station signal box and buildings including the Subway area and at the other end the goods area. Any pics/links will be greatly received.

 

There are plenty of modern pictures and from the he 80s on Flickr so I have a good idea. Just want to get the under canopy details right.

 

The reason: Im currently planning to build a station based on Wakefield and would like to be as accurate as possible with the buildings.

 

Regards Paul

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It might be an idea to contact Wakefield Railway Modellers Society, one of their members has done a book about Wakefield's Railways and knows a lot of the local photogrpahers and may be able to help you.   Their website is www.wakefieldrms.org and there is a contact form.   It's their 60th exhibition this month and it would be worth your while going along and chatting to members.

 

Jamie

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here at the wakefield club, we would be happy to help, but not right now as we are busy preparing for our show next week

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heres some from my flickr favourites, dont know whether youve already seen any of them 

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/barkingbill/5282315611/in/[email protected]/

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/kerryp28/6204768604/in/[email protected]/

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/blue-diesels/8282953027/in/[email protected]/

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3141839664/in/[email protected]/

 

in this one, there is an old carriage body that was used as a crew hut

https://www.flickr.com/photos/chris_davis_photos/9695313950/in/[email protected]/

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/thanoz/4410744378/in/[email protected]/

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/barkingbill/5283177652/in/[email protected]/

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/barkingbill/2138837022/in/[email protected]/

 

inside the booking office

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6925563151/in/[email protected]/

 

this is probably the kind of photo youre mainly looking for

https://www.flickr.com/photos/blue-diesels/8282952553/in/[email protected]/

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/blue-diesels/8277583628/in/[email protected]/

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/25691226[email protected]/25121971220/in/[email protected]/

 

Many thanks for posting those links - going through them I'm reminded just what a fantastic collection John Turner of 53A Models has, it's a while since I've looked at any of them but there's a lot of very inspirational stuff for the banger blue era modeller, particularly 'oop the north'.

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