The Trickster Prince

Matt Houlbrook: mobile historian; beard growing, head shaving; occasional cycling.

Sail bogies on the Spurn Head Railway (1922)

Sail bogies on the Spurn Head Railway (1922)

Leaving modernity behind? A group of men and women exchange their automobile for an older form of transport to travel out to Spurn Head in the Humber Estuary on this sail bogie in October 1922.

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One comment on “Sail bogies on the Spurn Head Railway (1922)

  1. benjaminthomaswhite
    November 18, 2013

    It’s lucky I didn’t know about this when I went to Spurn Head as a child—if I’d known then that it was once possible to ride a sail bogie out along it, my otherwise wonderful experience of the day would have palled sharply.

    Now I think about it, I wish we’d had a kite that day too.

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