Calstock, Viaduct 1907

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Caption for Calstock, Viaduct 1907: At this date the building of the new 12-arched viaduct across the Tamar is nearly finished, and the construction yard can be seen below on the Devon (right) bank. After opening in March 1908, the inhabitants of Calstock and the Callington area could travel by train direct to Plymouth. The tall chimney on the left is at the Calstock fire brick works.

An extract from Cornwall County Memories.

Memories of Calstock


I used to holiday in Calstock with my parents, staying with my grandparents who lived in the village.  I used to regularly take their golden Cocker spaniel, Vicky, for a walk up to the railway station. This was around the early 1950s to about 1956. I remember being taken, with my parents and by a family friend, to a (...Read full memory)

It is the 1960s, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones are the music everyone is listening to and three young eighteen year old boys with a tent and a boat and some basic camping equipment set off from Saltash Passage where they live to have their first holiday (without their parents) in Calstock, Cornwall. After a (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Calstock, Viaduct 1907: At this date the building of the new 12-arched viaduct across the Tamar is nearly finished, and the construction yard can be seen below on the Devon (right) bank. After opening in March 1908, the inhabitants of Calstock and the Callington area could travel by train direct to Plymouth. The tall chimney on the left is at the Calstock fire brick works.

An extract from Cornwall County Memories.

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