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Boston Lodge from the Air

Boston Lodge from the Air

Two comparative views of Boston Lodge Works taken sixty years apart.

From John Halsall’s collection is a view from a plane taken in the 1950s. Some key features, from the left, include:

  • The Old Loco Shed complete with wagons and vehicles outside
  • The intact buildings in the top yard, including Plas Smart
  • Boston Lodge cottages Nos 1 and 2 – prominent in the front of the site
  • The Old Erecting Shop, with the Long Shed jutting out
  • The Old Paint Shop, rearmost to the cliff
  • The Gunpowder sheds out to the right

JHalsall Coll Oli Puyall

With the wonders of modern technology, a drone view by Ollie Puyall, showing how the site has exanded over the years. Still prominent are the key buildings of Old Loco Shed, Old Erecting Shop and Boston Lodge Cottages.


Victorian Weekend, October 2016 Mini Gallery

Merddin Emrys and the Colonel Stephens train
Merddin and Taliesin at Minffordd
Trains pass at Tan y Bwlch
Palmerston Welsh Highland
Princess and Palmerston
Prince on Whistling Curve