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Front cover of the Furnes Railway timetable, 1915.

Front cover of the Furnes Railway timetable, 1915.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm


Illustrated front cover of a timetable produced for the Furnes Railway Company in October 1915, showing a young woman sitting at an easel, painting a view of Lake Windermere in the Lake District. The Furnes Railway Company was an independent railway in operation between 1846 and 1923. Originally conceived as a mineral railway, it later played a major role in the development of the town of Barrow-in-Furnes, Cumbria, and in the growth of the Lake District tourist industry. Printed by Barrow Printing Co Ltd, Lawson Street.

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