The snowfall that hit the country in early 1947 was some of the worst on record. These pictures show efforts being made to dig out the “Crab & Winkle” train which ran to Watton from Thetford and beyond. The train was the town’s and the RAF’s main line of communication for bringing in heavy goods.
- Peter Long’s brief history of Watton – 1947
- Audio: Ron Schoefield – 2 Group Bomber Command Recollections 1941 – Audio