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Dawlish 1850’s

One of the earliest photos I have seen of Dawlish, I reckon it’s late 1850’s, before William Chapman opened his photography business (1863). A great view of the original station with a wide gauge steam locomotive. Brunel’s Atmospheric Pumping Tower is in the...

The Great Britain Xll steam rail tour.

The tour round Britain last year unfortunately wasn’t routed through Devon and Cornwall but this year, starting from Paddington on Saturday 27th April, the tour pauses at Exeter from 2.01pm until 2.23pm and should then pass through Dawlish at 2.37pm on its way...