Left: Gary Williams cuts the tape (with left handed scissors?) outside the museum entrance watched by Roger Whyman, chairman of the museum trustees. Right: Maurice Barrick with Gary Williams outside the entrance to the museum's library, named the 'Maurice Barrick Library' in recognition of his contribution to local history studies.
[Who is Gary Williams? Gary attended school in Immingham and often visited the museum as a boy in connection with his interest in coin collecting. He is now an international singer in the style of Frank Sinatra. See www.garywilliams.co.uk.]
Left: Former GCRS chairman Mike Hartley explains to Gary Williams how the New Holland NUR banner came into the museum collection.
Right: The Bachmann model of weathered Robinson class O4 2-8-0 no.63598 chuffs past (thanks to DCC sound) with a rake of
suitably weathered empties destined for Immingham Dock on the museum's unfinished model railway layout.
Official Opening by Gary Williams 24 June 2013
Photos of the museum exhibits
Grimsby Telegraph 16 Oct 2012
Grimsby Telegraph 29 Oct 2012
Martin Vickers MP visits the museum 26 Oct 2012
Behind the scenes with John Trevitt
Immingham shed model under construction