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Photograph - North London Railway Company, Poplar Station Signal Box, London, England, 1906 Image Reg. No: MM 127776

Black and white photograph of the Poplar Station Signal Box taken in 1906. Poplar station was operated by the North London Railway Company (1850-1922). This photograph belonged to Herbert Noltey (1888-1969) who worked for the NLR at Poplar (East India Road) Railway Station circa 1903-1904 before migrating to Melbourne, Australia. Poplar was the southern terminus of the NLR passenger service but goods trains ran through to the East India Docks. The area was heavily bombed during World War II and Poplar station was closed in 1944. It is now the site of the All Saints Docklands Light Railway Station.
Black and white photographic print.
Description Of Content:
Interior of the signal box at Poplar station near East India Dock, London.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from A. Noltey, 1962
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 80 mm (Height), 100 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: migrants, railway companies, railway signalling, railway communications
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Migration Collection, Trade Literature Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Signalling
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: On back of photograph: 'Poplar Central Cabin 1906'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
User: A. Noltey, North London, England, Great Britain, circa 1903-1910
Place Depicted: London, England, Great Britain, 1906

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