Concerning The Woolwich

Crossness Engines Trust
The homepage for the Trust responsible for the upkeep of the Victorian beam engines and decorative architecture.  Check out the photos of the restoration work to date.    

Royal Gunpowder Mills
Occupying a vast site in Essex, the Royal Gunpowder Mills fuses science and history, promising to 'ignite your senses' with tales of gunpowder, ammunition, rockets, transport and of course railways.
The steam locomotive The Woolwich is on loan from this popular attraction. 

Royal Arsenal Association
The Association works in co-operation with the Royal Arsenal Woolwich Historical Society to research and document the history of this unique site.  The Association also exists for the past employees of the Royal Arsenal.

Woolwich Historical Society
Showcasing a rich and colourful history, the interactive Royal Artillery Museum sits on the site of the original home of the regiment, the same site where The Woolwich was first commissioned.  Don't forget to read the Firepower blog

Further items of interest

Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group
This group was founded in 1974 to preserve Scotland's industrial railway heritage.  They run regular steaming days and maintain an excellent online photo gallery. 

Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway
A fully operational narrow gauge railway located in Kent, operated to a high standard with stations, engine sheds and workshops as well as steam and diesel locomotives and traction engines.  Open on the first Sunday of the month throughout summer.

Industrial Railway Society
The Society is the leading organization in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of all aspects, and all gauges, of privately owned industrial railways and locomotives, both at home and overseas.  Members receive their magazines, bulletins and other literature.

Driving Creek Railway
Work on this New Zealand narrow gauge railway in New Zealand started in 1975 to supply natural clay to the owner's craft pottery.  Due to the steep terrain, a number of devices such a switchbacks, spirals, tunnels and two-storey viaducts have been used to conquer the mountain.