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A celebration of faded memories, obsolete technologies, dusty old papers, reminiscences of the not so distant past, including...
Light Straw ATE
Light Straw ATE

Enter the world of operator connected calls, Subscriber Trunk Dialling, Strowger switching and much more...

Visit the Post Office Tower; the Telephone Managers' Office; explore the Telecoms Engineering Centre; and learn about the last two TXE4s to be taken out of service.
The General Post Office
The General Post Office

Here we look at the GPO, Royal Mail, Post Office Savings Bank, ERNIE, National Giro and more...

Engineering Excellence
 Engineering Excellence

A sense of power! Inventors, well-engineered structures, buildings, museums and more...

Streetwise
Streetwise

A study of the everyday, commonplace city street scene.



Faded Memories
 Faded Memories

Here are a selection of brand names, clever marketing ideas, images and sounds, everyday items and trivia which have made a lasting impression upon me.


Butlin's Clacton
Butlin's Clacton


Warning: These pages may take you back to your childhood when life was so uncomplicated and your hardest choice was between Walls or Lyons Maid ice-cream...
Rusty Railways
Rusty Railways



Links to selected railway sites, including Mail-Rail: The Post Office Railway...
On Her Majesty's Service
On Her Majesty's Service


O.H.M.S. and L.S.D. (Banking)...

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