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Donald Robertson Collection
My interest in railways started in 1943 with the purchase of a set of ABC Locomotive Series booklets. These accompanied me on the pastime of most of my school friends ie engine spotting. At the time I was a pupil at Leigh Grammar School in Lancashire. This area and period was one of the best for quantity and variety of locomotives to be seen, particularly pre-
The great regret is that my photography was almost non-
We were without vehicular transport of our own until 1959 but I did manage some trips further afield with a car-
In 1957 the family moved to Aylesbury and so the locations changed to the WCML and local lines. At this time I became interested in photographing cast-
I am now 82 and have so many and varied railway memories, and it gives me great pleasure to have had my small collection of transport negatives and transparencies taken into the care of The Transport Treasury and I hope that you might find something of interest among them.
Donald Robertson, Newmarket, July 2012
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Donald Robertson & son at Eaton Quarry
GW & GC Jt trespass (DR50/1)
61283 Melton Mowbray (DR84/1)
Quainton Road station (DR53/4)
47967 with brake van (DR90/2)