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Luxurious locomotives

By Anne Locker, Library and Archives Manager Illustration from ‘Train lighting from the car axle’, Consolidated Railway Electric Lighting and Equipment Company 1900 (IEE Pamphlets 625.2) This illustration of the interior of an elegant private train car, fitted with the... Continue Reading →

Electrification of the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway 1926 – 1928

The IET Archives has just completed the digitisation of a photographic collection concerned with the electrification of the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway (BB & CI Railway) between 1926 and 1928. The photographs, which were donated to the archives... Continue Reading →

Social History Images in the IET Archives

The IET Archives holds an amazing collection of images which was put together by British Thomson-Houston (BTH), and which consists of some 28 photograph albums and 13,000 glass plate negatives in total. The images all have a connection to equipment... Continue Reading →

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