Photos of Witham

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

Photographer: Fred Hayward, Taken: 1 Sept 1905, Source: Drake, Martyn, Ref: M1436

Near railway station after crash of Cromer express. Fields behind. Includes sign saying ‘8 miles an hour’. Postmark 18 September 1905. Addressed to Miss Godden, Albany House, Sea Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex. Written in pencil on the front ‘there were thousands to see this’.

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

PhotographerFred Hayward
Date taken1 Sept 1905
SourceDrake, Martyn
Posted on Full size 3446 × 2241

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