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Chasewater Railway Museum Catalogue – Badges

All BadgesChasewater Railway Museum Catalogue 

Badges

Our collection of badges comprises examples from the railway and the mining industries.  A number of these are on loan to the museum.

Click on the link below to see the full list

All Badges 2020 XL Files

Caption text: Object number, name, description, maker and location.

Click on a photo to see a larger version.

Chasewater Railway Museum’s Latest Acquisitions

Chasewater Railway Museum’s Latest Acquisitions

Not quite the size of the item on the previous post but we like them anyway!

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The first one is an NUR badge, 0.75″ round from about 1940.  It is made from tin with plastic covering.

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This one is a Great Central Railway badge, 1″ diameter, for Railway Service during  World War 1

Chasewater Railway Museum – Some more April donations.

Chasewater Railway Museum

Some more April donations.

We were given these items over the weekend By Graham Wilkes, and, except for the badge, local stuff.DSCF0186

The badge is a NUR Orpington Branch, dated summer 1989.

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This is a train staff ticket for the Littleworth Railway giving authorisation to travel from Wimblebury Junction to Cooper’s Lodge Junction.

The final 4 items are single train tickets from local destinations to Walsall.DSCF0190DSCF0191DSCF0196DSCF0193

The prices vary from 10d to 1/3d, these days approximately 4p to 6p.

The last ticket is interesting in that it is a ‘Forces Leave’ single from Brindley Heath.  This station was situated between Hednesford and Rugeley at the bottom of the notorious ‘Kitbag Hill’, so called because the first job new recruits arriving for training had to do was to lug their kitbags up a fairly steep and long hill.

The photograph below was taken by a long-time friend of Chasewater Railway, the late Roger Shenton.

Brindley Heath Station 2