North British Railways 1892 Notice “Conveyance of Family Luggage”

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North British Railways Notice – “Conveyance of Family Luggage”

Notice advising specific arrangements for the bulk delivery and collection of luggage to and from Edinburgh Waverley station, for four dates in July & August of 1892. Details all major rail routes departing Waverley to the North, East, South & West with mentions given to numerous branch lines and stations. Another paragraph of the notice announces a ‘Special Train’ departing at 12.50pm from Kingsbarns station bound for Edinburgh Waverley with timings given for stops at intermediate stations of Crail, Anstruther, Pittenweem, St Monan’s, Elie, Kilconquhar, Largo, Lundin Links, Leven, Cameron Bridge, Thornton Junction, Kinghorn, Burntisland, Aberdour & Haymarket. Arrangements for conveying horses and carriages detailed at the bottom.

Notice issued by  a J. Conacher, General Manager at Edinburgh in July 1892.

Recently professionally framed by a gallery local to us here in Newark. They have used an acid-free mount and glazed with a UV-filter, anti-glare glass to preserve the document and enhance viewing. Frame looks like rustic / aged metal but is actually a composite material and weighs no more than an ordinary picture frame. At nearly 130-years old this has to be a rare survivor, and has now been made into a nice displayable piece that should now be around for many more years to come yet.

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