montgomeryshire

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

Life, Travel
Nearly 120 years ago, steam trains began rattling their way between the Montgomeryshire towns of Welshpool and Llanfair Caereinion carrying passengers and freight. Due to its tight curves and steep ... Read more
A Pandemic in the Village

A Pandemic in the Village

Etc
Much like today, 130 years ago the world was in the middle of a pandemic. This time it was influenza* and it was also known as the “Asiatic flu” or ... Read more