Jenny's excellent post regarding her outing along an old London Underground (but overground) disused line brought to mind the websites devoted to disused stations. These stations are historical masterpieces, well sometimes, and always interesting to inspect. Many overground lines have been turned into pathways much used for leisure purposes while some, if the remain recognisable, are derelict and much vandalised. Two very good site on the underground are :
British Railways lost most of their stations and rural lines in the early sixties. This means the vast rail network left behind a vast network of pathways, many now developed for leisure use, and ageing station buildings. For some years rail enthusiasts, often called 'anoraks' round here, have photographed such places. These also are fascinating, especially for the nostalgic who once used them when steam was king! Obviously only me then......
Check this out:
You may also be sad enough, like me, to enjoy this: