Monthly Archives: September 2011

Painting the inside of Signal Posts

My father was reminiscing today of his time as an apprentice in Crewe Works during and immediately after the Second World War. He spent some time working on the “element belt” where super-heater tubes were repaired, but he also mentioned … Continue reading

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Thomas Taylor, Engine Driver of Crewe

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. January 2011 and I’d gone for a walk to blow the tiredness of Christmas and New Year away. I was standing in Crewe Cemetery by the grave of my great-grandfather, William Taylor, looking … Continue reading

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Minshull New Road Chapel, War Memorial

On 15 August 2011, I took this photo of a First World War memorial in the Meadowbrook Cemetery, Minshull New Road, Crewe. I didn’t remember seeing it before, and so had a look in “Crewe & Nantwich At War – … Continue reading

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