to one of the largest Private Railway Archives in the UK creating
a unique historical window on the age of steam.
Hello and welcome
to the 'Steam Archive' a website dedicated to steam railway history.
My name is John Hyde and for many years a lot of you will have seen
me at Steam Exhibitions and Fairs displaying my extensive range
is estimated to contain over 10,000 unique images covering over
5 decades of Steam travel in the UK. The Photographs range from
the 1930's to the end of steam in 1968 and include pictures of pregrouping,
the 'Big Four', BR designed and Industrial locomotives.
at Shilton Warwicks 8th May 1945 VE Day with Chalk 'V''s on the
Smoke Box Door, Smoke Box and Boiler
Feel free to
keep a regular check on this site to see the latest additions from
If you would
like copies of any of these images or you are looking for a particular
photograph, location or locomotive, please do not hesitate to contact
me with your request.
Railway SiteRing Formerly
"The Railway Webring"