Old Photographs of Breadsall Railway station,
This page features old pictures supplied by Graham Dewsbury.
The G.N.R. Derbyshire and North Staffordshire extension once ran through the village of Breadsall.
This set of unique images were taken in 1945. Grahams Dad, Les Dewsbury was the signalman at the London North Eastern Railway Station at Breadsall, Formally the Great Northern. Les can be seen in photo 04 operating the levers in the signal box.
To view large versions of any of the photographs below, simply click on a thumbnail.
DP-OLDGDC-01 - Shows a view of the former Breadsall Railway station viewed from the South platform looking north.
DP-OLDGDC-02 - Shows a view of the former Breadsall Railway signal Box.
DP-OLDGDC-03 - Shows a view of Joe Taylor the Breadsall station Master.
DP-OLDGDC-04 - Shows Les Dewsbury operating the levers inside the signal box.
DP-OLDGDC-05 - Shows the approach to Breadsall Station from the East, viewed from the railway tracks.
DP-OLDGDC-06 - Shows the view looking towards Derby from the wooden steps leading up to the signal box.
DP-OLDGDC-07 - Shows a Goods train leaving Breadsall station from West Hallam heading towards Friargate railway station.
DP-OLDGDC-08 - Shows a Goods train approaching from Friar gate Railway station.
DP-OLDGDC-09 - Shows Jeff, the Breadsall Porter.
DP-OLDGDC-10 - Shows Nuttall Sidings in 1948.
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