This is the approach to the station in the early 1960s. It was taken from between the Main lines, on the right, and the Down Slow line on the left. Beyond the Down Slow line is Carriage Siding No.1. The roof of Grantham Yard box can be glimpsed above the front of the first coach of the approaching train.
All the connections with the line which crosses diagonally from the bottom right corner to the Western platform on the left were under the control of Grantham Yard box.
The disc signals facing the camera control shunting movements towards the station platforms. On the right the lofty pole route carries telegraph and telephone communication along the eastern side of the railway.
Photograph by Noel Ingram, used with permission from Steam World.