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Archway Celebrating Construction of the Railway to Helston, 22 March 1882

NumberHESFM:1977.1416.3
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date22.3.1882
KeywordsHelston Church Street Transport Rail Events
PhotographerUnknown
Copyright© Helston Museum

Archway erected to celebrate the start of construction of the railway to Helston on 22 March 1882. The archway is in Church Hill, adjacent to The Willows on Church Street, with the words "Perseverance Insures Success" - "God Save the Queen" - "Long Live the Directors". The railway opened nearly 5 years later in May 1887.