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Large scale photos of level crossings on roads, for trains in 1940s and 1950s Britain

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1940s and 1950s style level crossing closed to trains and open for road traffic

Level crossing with gates closed to road traffic and open for passing trains.

1940s and 1950s style level crossing opening for trains to pass

Level crossing being opened by a railway worker to allow road traffic to pass, but to close off for trains.

1940s and 1950s style level crossing closed for road traffic and open for trains

Level crossing closed for road traffic and open for trains.

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This website Join me in the 1900s is a contribution to the social history of everyday life in 20th century Britain from the early 1900s to about 1960, seen through personal recollections and illustrations, with the emphasis on what it was like to live in those times.