This page consists of a list of possible assets that could be found in the station or around the station on the streets and roads in 1914, also any relevant research that could be helpful to finding assets.

Feel free to add more assets that you may have thought of, the more the merrier.

Asset ListEdit

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Benches
  • Suitcases
  • Horse and Carriage
  • Luggage carts
  • Early cars
  • Rail tracks
  • Guard rails
  • Bollards
  • Information boards?
  • Signage
  • Barrels
  • Sacks
  • Lamps / Lamp posts
  • Walls
  • Fences
  • Coal
  • Parcels(post)
  • Newspapers
  • Train timetables
  • Clocks
  • Postcards
  • Vending machines

I will add more when I think of them but please contribute if you think of any.

Asset ResearchEdit

Horse and Carriage

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Great Central Railway Company parcels delivery van, fleet no.38 seen standing outside the company's depot at the Railway Dock goods station, Kingston Street,Hull,c.1908.To be noted is the van's poster informing the public that the G.C.R was able to offer 'Improved Service Trains from and to Hull, Paragon Station'

Early Motor Cycle

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The Increased Power!

Lord Mayor

Mr. JOHN HENRY HARGREAVES, C.B.E., who was the first lord mayor of Hull and an honorary freeman of the city. Mr. Hargreaves was a prominent member of the coal trade and for over 50 years managing director of the Hull Coal Supply Association, Ltd., and he was also senior partner in time coal merchant firm of J. H. Hargreaves and Son

Vending Machines

Vending machines were still very rare in 1914 with the design for each being almost identical. I have found three examples of vending machines from this time period.

Gum ball machine

In 1897, the Pulver Manufacturing Company added animated figures to its gum machines as an added attraction.

Lister's sanatary towel dispencers


Cigaret dispencer

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York Train Museum Photo Dump

I (Tim) went to the York Train Museum and got some  photos of train carriages and other interesting assets.

The main things were a bench, multiple signs (no dates for either) and a ticket machine which could be from 1910.

Here is a link to the blog post