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Na­tional Rail­way Mu­seum nrm.org.uk/rail­waysto­ries/songs

Navvies’ own voices are hard to find, but here is a won­der­ful col­lec­tion of navvy songs.

Rail­way Ar­chive bit.ly/ ranav The Rail­way Ar­chive is part of a larger project that re­ceived fund­ing to put ar­chive ma­te­rial re­lat­ing to trans­port on­line. The site in­cludes re­sources from a range of ar­chives that hold rail­way ma­te­rial and pro­vides a wealth of back­ground in­for­ma­tion and pho­to­graphs.

Vic­to­rian Web vic­to­ri­an­web.org/ his­tory/ work/ sul­li­van/contents.html Free on­line copy of Navvy­man by Dick Sul­li­van, about the ex­pe­ri­ences of his great grand­fa­ther, grand­fa­ther and fa­ther, who were all navvies.

Bri­tish News­pa­per Ar­chive british­news­pa­per­ar­chive.co.uk Fea­tures many re­ports of ac­ci­dents and deaths of navvies. The news­pa­pers in this col­lec­tion can also be ac­cessed at find­my­past.co.uk

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