Photographs from R White & Son, Widnes

Scope and Content

Photographs from R White & Son, Widnes, contractors for the Great Orme Tramway, showing the construction of the track, installation of winding gear and delivery of carriages.

Administrative / Biographical History

Taken by R White & Son as a record of their work

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Conwy Archives will advise where this is the case. For details and opening hours see

Custodial History

Found by the depositors and saved by them, when Whites eventually went into receivership in 1980. Both depositors worked for Whites and were involved with clearing up upon the business's closure

Related Material

See also CX77, CP141, CMaps & Plans 32 for records of the Great Orme Tramway