Railways

Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway

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]

Places

Abenbury – Kings Mills Viaduct

The Wrexham to Ellesmere Line, previous stop was Hightown Halt next stop on the line is Cadburys sidings. Preceding Station/Halt Following Station/Halt Back to Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway.

30s

Coal Delivery Truck 1930s

A make shift sign “Buy Hafod Coal” written on the front of the coal truck which serviced the Rhos, Johnstown and Wrexham areas during the 1930s. Source: Original photograph NWNMedia; Local Bygones; Digitally repaired as [more]

70s

Bakery Strike 1978

The Bakery Strike of November 1978 caused queues for bread at Littlewoods store on Hope Street, Wrexham. Were you in the queue? Source: NWNMedia; Local Bygones.