Edward Percy Wooldridge was one of the young engineers who worked on the construction of the line. In 1909, he married Josephine Isherwood, whose family lived in North Street, Somerton, a few doors away from Donisthorpe, the Somerton headquarters of the construction team. they were married at the Friends meeting housein New Street.

The photograph was provided by their youngest daughter, Enid, who also gave  E P W's album of railway photographs to Somerton.