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Source 1B is a photograph of Inverness station platform, taken about 1906.

Study the document and answer the following questions.


1. Find two pieces of evidence to show that large numbers of people travelled by train.

2. Study the railway carriages carefully. How are they different from modern railway carriages? How would this make travelling by train different from travelling by train today?

3. A hundred years ago, people put on their best clothes to travel. What evidence can you see in the photograph to show this?

4. Can you find out how trains were powered at this time?
Photograph of Inverness Station, circa 1906
National Archives of Scotland - BR/ HR/ 4/ 27
courtesy of British Railways Board (Residuary) Ltd
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