Elsham station - staff and gardens.

(photo courtesy Patrick Draper)
Mr Robert Swinton was Station Master at Elsham and Appleby stations around 1958 to 1966.
The porter at Elsham at the time was George Elsom of Elsham.

(photo courtesy Patrick Draper)
The station won the best kept garden award for several years when he was station master.

(photo courtesy Patrick Draper)
A view of lovingly cared for flower beds on the platform.

(photo courtesy Patrick Draper)
Neither station or garden now exists - Elsham was closed in 1993.

(photo Mike Taylor)
A snowy scene with a DMU leaving Elsham station for Cleethorpes in January 1966.

(photo courtesy Patrick Draper)
Station Master Swinton chats to a member of staff
on the platform at Elsham.

(photo courtesy Ian & Lynn Reaney)
Rear view of Elsham station in mid 1950s.

(photos courtesy Ian & Lynn Reaney)

L to R. Stationmasters son poses with Elsham signalbox in background c1956, son & daughter on platform seat, playing on platform.