The following is an extract from the slideshow talks previously held by the late Glynn Jones. This is the second batch of slides scanned from approx 600 from his collection. We are extremely grateful to [more]
The following is an extract from the slideshow talks previously held by the late Glynn Jones. This is the first batch of slides scanned from approx 600 from his collection. We are extremely grateful to [more]
This Wide load was travelling through Overton in 1979, having left Air Products in Acrefair to the port of Southampton. Source: NWN Media; Local Bygones.
Wayside station on the former Wrexham, Mold and Connah’s Quay Railway line between Shotton and Wrexham. Opened with the line in 1866, it was renamed Gwersyllt in 1959. The station is 3.5 km (2¼ miles) north [more]
In 1800 the abandonment of the Ellesmere Canal main line from Trevor via Wrexham to Chester was already being mooted, mainly because Flintshire and Deeside collieries had already reached tidal water via short tramways or [more]
Small selection of photographs showing the various stages of Wrexham Bypass construction (A483) in 1989. Source: kindly supplied by Mary Ellen Freeman from her late brothers collection.
Marchwiel railway station was a station in Marchwiel, Wrexham. The station was opened on 2 November 1895 and closed on 10 September 1962. Preceding Station/Halt Following Station/Halt (coming soon) Back to Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway. [more]
The Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway. At 45m the lattice bridge spanned the River Dee near to Overton On Dee carrying the Wrexham Central to Ellesmere Railway. It was dismantled following the closure of the line [more]
The Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway originally ran from Wrexham Central Station, to Ellesmere Station in Shropshire, England. The line first opened in 1895 and closed in 1962. The section between Wrexham Central and Abenbury was [more]