Carriage & Wagon Resources
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Carriage & Wagon Drawings
We have carefully selected a diverse range of nearly 50 C&W drawings from our collection that can be downloaded to assist you with your modelling project.
Recently discovered in the depths of Derby Museums' extensive collection, these two fragments of paper were evidently created to illustrate the lining and lettering style employed the Midland Railway: (88-2019-SC-002_A - 2.4Mb Jpg. 88-2019-SC-002_B - 626Kb Jpg). By clicking either link you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions, as detailed below. Even if you are not a modeller, zooming into these images to reveal the intricacies of the sign writer's art is well worth your time.
The Midland Railway Carriage & Wagon Register
and Midland Railway Study Centre C & W Drawing Catalogue
If this is your first encounter with the Midland Railway's Carriage & Wagon Drawing Register, Andy Boothman - who is responsible for the hard work in making this database available electronically - has prepared an introduction to the subject. That page also contains a link to over four dozen hi-res C&W drawings that can be downloaded.
In the case of all downloads from this website, the linked file is provided to you on the basis of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Licence. Where a residual copyright may exist, our supply of a copy image to you is strictly limited to your personal research purposes or otherwise as permitted by copyright legislation.
In the event your intended use is outside the scope of these conditions, please contact the Study Centre Co-ordinator.
The Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill
Silk Mill Lane, Derby, DE1 3AF.
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