Old Photos of Witham

The Railway station after the crash of the Cromer express in 1905

Taken: 1 September 1905 or soon after, Ref: M654

The Railway station after the crash of the Cromer express in 1905. Fields behind. Includes sign saying ‘8 miles an hour’. Written in pencil on the front is ‘there were thousands to see this’.

There are many other photographs of this train crash – search for Cromer or 1905 or crash.

RefM654
PhotographerFred Hayward
Date taken1 September 1905 or soon after
SourceBraintree and Witham Times. Neg is at ERO, Acc. A9314.
Posted on Full size 3298 × 2375

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