Archive items held at Selby : Abbot Staith

Coalfinder Ron – Discovering the Selby Coalfield

See also “Key Dates in establishing the Selby Coalfield”

Abbots Staith: Selby

We are grateful to the Abbots Staith Heritage Trust for permission to reproduce a number of images from three books…

Gascoine Wood Aerial photograph

Selby Coalfield : Underground Machinery

These images of the machinery used to bore the underground tunnels and to cut into the coalface come from “Selby:…

Sailing Barges on the River Ouse

Selby, an Inland Port

Selby was an inland port for approximately a century, between 1880-1980. Today, no coasters, tugs or commercial vessels sail through…

Selby Station

              Photos from Selby: The Industrial Past – Roland Chilvers and Selby: The Past…

Steam in the 1960s in Selby

          Photos from Selby: The Industrial Past – Roland Chilvers.

Selby Takes Off

    Photos from Selby: The Past in Pictures: A Pictorial History: Part 2.

Selby North Eastern Railway station, 1905


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