Old Tullie House, Carlisle, England is a Jacobean Mansion and the main front of the mansion still survives however and is visible from the adjacent street Abbey Street. In 1893 it contained a Museum, Library, Art and Technical School. The Schools moved out and in 1986 leaving only the Museum. Inside the Museum is a large collection of Roman arfacts related to the nearby Hadrian's Wall which covers coast to coast, from Cumbria to Northumberland.
In pregrouping days Carlisle Citadel Station was host to no less than seven different railway companies, each with its own distinctive livery in shades of red, blue, green brown and black. It must have been a colourful place quite possibly remembered in his childhood, by the porter seen on Platform 3 in this pictureJinty 0.6.0T No 47667 stands on a siding with coaching stock on 21st April 1962 as a train in the background departs for the south from Platform 4. Out of picture to the right on ...