The Transport Treasury archive for high-
| Logie Shannoch | Drumrossie | Insch | Aberdeenshire | AB52 6LJ | Tel 01464 820717| Mobile 07867 645410 |
About Us -
Janet and Barry Hoper are partners in the archive and both are retired squadron leaders. Barry retired from work as a relief signaller at Insch in 2007 to concentrate full time on printing, scanning and maintaining the archive. Janet's administration and accounting skills are put to good use in the 'Treasury'. Having reached state-
My wife and I operate The Transport Treasury as a partnership. We started our archive, known as The Transport Treasury, in 1993 after acquiring a large accumulation of negatives from a friend and whilst we were both still commissioned officers serving in the Royal Air Force.
The Transport Treasury now comprises over 300,000 negatives, mostly of railway subjects but with some buses, traction engines, ships etc and aims to be self-
Uniquely for a privately owned archive it is open, by appointment, to visitors wishing to research illustrations for articles etc. We also operate a website with pages dedicated to various photographers. A number of ex-
Should you wish to place your collection with us we would welcome it on donation no matter the era of the images; however, we are prepared to purchase suitable pre-
If you require more information or would like to discuss the matter further etc, please do not hesitate to call us, leave a message, and we will return your call. If you wish to talk with us directly, please telephone 01464 820717 or 07867 645410; out of normal working hours the office phone is usually on answerphone but if you leave a message we will get back to you.
All images are copyright protected. If you wish to publish or use in public any of our images, please enquire for reproduction fee rates. Please note that due to time constraints, images of the negatives listed are not available to view on the web site. We haven't enough years left on this planet to scan the whole archive and produce prints as well.
Richard Hardy with Mike & Barry
Barry on duty in Insch SB
Janet & Barry in the archive