Skegness is So Bracing, BR (ER) poster, 1956
Poster produced for British Railways (BR) Eastern Region (ER), showing a view of the Embassy Ballroom and a funfair, at the Lincolnshire seaside resort of Skegness, with the beach and pier in the background. In the top right-hand corner is shown the famous Jolly Fisherman character, taken from the original GNR poster of 1908 by John Hassall, also entitled Skegness is So Bracing'. The Jolly Fisherman is still used to promote the resort today. Artwork by Kenneth Steel. Printed by R B Macmillan, Derby
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Ayresome Park, Middlesborough EAW613650
AYRESOME PARK, Middlesborough. Aerial view of the former home of Middlesborough Football Club, photographed in 1992. Having obtained promotion the Teesiders were founder members of the Premier League, but found themselves relegated again at the end of the 1992-93 season. Boro moved to the Riverside Stadium in 1995. Ayresome Park played host to Group 4 matches at the 1966 World Cup. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)
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Traction Engine BAR03_01_030
A steam traction engine being inspected by members of the public, during an event in the grounds of Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire in 1956. This showman's road locomotive or engine was produced by Charles Burrell & Sons in 1904. It is an 8 NHP engine, numbered 2668. The engine was still touring in the early 21st century