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  • Sunday 30 July 2023 – Ironstone and Quarry Day

    Sunday 30th July – Ironstone and Quarry day The museum will be open from 10am with steam brake van rides and quarry activities. All the normal exhibits will also be open and there will be an exhibition to mark the anniversary of the last train of ironstone to use the High Dyke Mineral railway. Come and…

  • Travel back in time to 2012

    We’re probably all familiar with Dr. Who and his Tardis but did you know our website can also travel back in time with The Wayback Machine? Climb aboard and click here to be transported back to 2012.

  • High Dyke closure 50th anniversary

    LAST IRONSTONE TRAIN ON HIGH DYKE MINERAL BRANCHLINE REMEMBERED Fifty years ago this month the last train of ironstone bound for Scunthorpe steelworks traversed the High Dyke mineral branchline in South Lincolnshire bringing an end to local ironstone mining that had commenced during the First World War. The last train of ironstone left Stainby Glebe…