Chasewater Railway – Walk into History.

On Saturday August 10th 2019, local historian Gerald Reece ( now living in Devon ), celebrated his 80th birthday with a walk around Brownhills.


Along with his family and close friends, Gerald set off on the walk he called, Brownhills a walk into history, at 10.00 from the Brownhills West Station of Chasewater Railway.



After braving the atrocious weather conditions, the party returned to Chasewater, and a social get together and natter was held in the Railway Museum.

During his visit Gerald kindly donated to the museum, 2 old maps of Chasewater from the early 1800’s.



Despite the weather a good day was had by all, and Chasewater Railway Museum was pleased to help Gerald celebrate his Octogenarianism.

Photographs by David Evans & Oakparkrunner.


Chasewater Railway Museum Catalogue – Maps

Chasewater Railway Museum Catalogue


Click on the link below to see the full list

All Maps – XL Files

Click on pics for larger version.

Caption Text – Object number, name, description, maker, location

Chasewater Railway Museum – Two more local finds

Chasewater Railway Museum

Two more local finds

Our curator has unearthed two maps of local lines, the Norton Branch and the LNWR Five Ways Branch

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6″ scale map in card cover, dated 1903, shows (and entitled) Norton Branch, does, however, also show part of the MR Walsall Wood Extension and Chasewater

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Two chains to the inch scale plan of the LNWR Five Ways Branch, 1897. Shows the entire branch in good detail

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