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Hinderwell Railway Station

A view of Hinderwell railway station, from a postcard believed to be by T. C. Booth. Hinderwell railway station originally opened with one platform in 1883, but a second platform was added in 1908 (due to Board of Trade regulations), this gives a date to this image of post 1908 as a second platform can be seen nearest the camera.
Image courtesy of the Pem Holiday Collection and Maurice Grayson.

Sandsend Looking West

Sandsend Looking West

This Tom Watson postcard dating from 1927, the sender tells of travelling round the moors and was considering a cycle ride from Sandsend to Goathland, an energetic sort! Unfortunately as Peter Appleton points out; the title is incorrect. this view is more south westerly than west.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah, thanks to Peter Appleton for the update.

Staithes from the North

Staithes from the North

A postcard view of Staithes postmarked 5th August, 1941, is obviously pre World War II. It shows the village much as it is today, although the breakwaters are not as prominent.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

Whitby Glass

Whitby Glass

A Ross postcard view of a window glass found in Whitby in 1770. Ross was a prolific postcard producer in Whitby, one of many who plied their trade in the town; catering to the demands of Victorian and later visitors to the town.
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett, information regarding J. T. Ross courtesy of “Ruth Wilcock – Whitby Photographers”.

Whitby Fishing Fleet

Whitby Fishing Fleet

Our postcard view shows a multitude of herring boats moored in Whitby harbour, perhaps it was Sunday; but for whatever reason there are a lot of boats and apparent onlookers.
Image courtesy of a friend of the ECIA.

Get your Lucky Heather Here!

Get your Lucky Heather Here!

Like the dog, but heather and Runswick Bay do not seem logical together. Obviously the producer of this postcard felt it improved sales, as we have seen many similar dog-centred cards advising “Best of Luck from ……”
Image courtesy of a friend of the ECIA.

East Cliff and Abbey, Whitby

East Cliff and Abbey, Whitby

Our Valentine’s postcard view of a tidally full harbour and the houses sheltering under the cliffs. The cliff top dominated as it is today by the Abbey and the church of St Mary.
Image courtesy of a friend of the ECIA.

Sandsend Footbridge

Sandsend Footbridge

This postcard view of the footbridge in Sandsend, which can still be viewed today – although slightly improved – dates from c. 1900. Perhaps the lady is returning with her laundry from the washing line?j
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett.

Whitby Swing Bridge

Whitby Swing Bridge

The swing bridge Whitby, before the demolition of Boots corner,
Image courtesy of a supporter of the Archive.

New Harbour Whitby

George Scaife French (a Whitby Architect) produced this sketch proclaiming the new pier extensions at Whitby and it was made into a postcard by John Thomas Ross.
Image courtesy of Olive Bennett, information courtesy of ”Ruth Wilcock – Whitby Photographers”.