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Adrian Vaughan
British Empire & Commonwealth Museum
Cornwall Record Office
Hulton Archive
National Railway Museum
National Monuments Record Centre
Newton Abbot Library
Public Records Office
Science Museum Library

Access to Archives

The Design Museum

Institution of Civil Engineers

The British Library

English Heritage – National Monuments Record

English Heritage- Images of England

Saltash Museum & Study Centre

Saltash Library

Francis Frith

STEAM Railway Museum

Plymouth Museum?

Plymouth Library?

Devon Records Office

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

Network Rail
Regional Records Manager Ian Nulty in Swindon
Internal number: 07 75842.

Great Western Study Group

Great Western Society

Broad Gauge Society

Great Western Railway Journal
Model Railway Journal
British Railway Illustrated
The Railway Magazine
Connecting (Internal Network Rail Great Western Region Publication)
Track Record (Internal Network Rail Publication)