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Where have the objects in the archive been sourced from?

The project has digitised a vast collection of materials related to the three projects. These objects have been sourced from various locations and collections and we would like to give acknowledgement and thanks to the following contributors, whose kind assistance helped to make this project possible:

The Last Main Line

  • Leicestershire County Council
  • The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
  • London's Transport Museum
  • English Heritage - National Monuments Record
  • The National Railway Museum
  • The Main Line Steam Trust
  • The Ivo Peters Collection
  • R. F. Hartley
  • The Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester
  • A.J. Coulls
  • The Keighley News
  • Oxfordshire Record Office

Bridging the Years

  • Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salford City Council
  • Trafford Local Studies Centre
  • Salford Local History Library
  • The Frank Mullineux Collection
  • Salford City Archives
  • Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Bridging the Years has also received valuable assistance from several organisations and individuals, including:

  • Greater Manchester County Record Office
  • The Manchester Ship Canal Company
  • Salford University Archive
  • The Boat Museum
  • The Waterways Trust

Aviation Heritage

  • Bristol Aero Collection
  • Rolls Royce Heritage Trust
  • Rolls Royce PLC
  • Airbus UK
  • MOD Abbeywood
  • Bristol Central Library
  • Bristol Record Office
  • Gloucester Record Office
  • Filton and Yate Library
  • Westland Aircraft Ltd
  • Shield / Lomas
  • Picture Post
  • Flight Magazine
  • Avonvale Series J.B & S.C.
  • Revd Brian Arman - St Peter's Church
  • Ann Fitzgerald
  • Betty Beardmore
  • Peter Beardmore
  • Dorothy West
  • South Gloucestershire Council
  • Jack de Coninck
  • Jane Tozer
  • Jackie & Stan Simms
  • Mary Dury
  • Brian Haynes
  • Eric Viles MBE
  • Mary O'Neil
  • Mr Donal Smart - son of Ada Smith
  • Audrey Hawes
  • Bill Gunstan
  • Mrs Thelma Ryczko
  • Frances Logan

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