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ISLE OF PORTLAND RAILWAYS, VOL. THREE
OtherWith a foreword by Rt. Hon. Ann Widdecombe, this is a thought-provoking analysis of the history, ethics, and methods of capital punishment in Britain. Capital punishment has played its part as the ultimate judicial penalty in the UK for centuries. Often a graphic exercise in physical mutilation, it ...
Keywords: widdecombe, ethics, plight, death, violent, women, death, gallows, hung, mortem, macabre, darker, justice, clark, tudor, treason, stake, witchcraft, scottish, witchcraft, halifax, gibbet, scottish, tyburn, tree, children, dock, mortem, inter-war, post-war, homicide, death, hangmen, women
RailwaysCastleman's Corkscrew was the sobriquet given to the Southampton & Dorchester Railway because of its circuitous route, partly dictated by the principal towns of the period and the restrictions placed upon its route through the New Forest. Originally conceived as a railway between Southampton and ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: castleman, corkscrew, bournemouth, castleman, corkscrew, sobriquet, southampton, dorchester, southampton, dorchester, westward, exeter, weymouth, castleman, feasible, southampton, poole, weymouth, wimborne, poole, bournemouth, somerset, dorset, bournemouth, southampton, dorchester, ringwood, christchurch, bournemouth, poole, bournemouth, bournemouth, sway, bournemouth, weymouth, dorset, bournemouth, wimborne, dorset, lymington, hamworthy, railwaymen, victorian, jackson, castleman, dorset, politics, dorset, somerset, dorset, poole, bournemouth, ringwood, christchurch, bournemouth, southampton, dorchester, bournemouth, victorian, victorian, weymouth, dorchester, tramway, poole, harbour, tramway
RailwaysThe second volume of Castleman's Corkscrew, the sobriquet given to the Southampton & Dorchester Railway because of its circuitous route, takes the story through the 20th century in which the use of the central section of the original route declined and the new section of main line from Brockenhurst ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: castleman, corkscrew, bournemouth, castleman, corkscrew, sobriquet, southampton, dorchester, brockenhurst, hamworthy, bournemouth, rose, turbulent, ringwood, christchurch, onset, bournemouth, push-pull, weymouth, weymouth, jackson, bournemouth, weymouth, push-pull, waterloo-bournemouth-weymouth
Road Vehicles, OtherNow in its 38th year, the Great Dorset Steam Fair is probably the greatest steam event in the British Isles, if not in the whole of Europe. For those interested in steam and all things mechanical, the great Dorset has become what Glastonbury is to rock fangs and the Isle of Man TT Races is for ...
Keywords: dorset, dorset, dorset, glastonbury, rock, motorcycle, acre, blandford, dorset, police, fire, brigade, dorset, craft, festival, paul, appleton, dorset, perform, stone, dorset, paul, appleton
Trams, Road VehiclesChester Corporation administered an ancient area and, by 1930, an antiquated tramway as well. This charming system is illustrated with the backdrop of many period street scenes. The Earlier horse worked tramway is also presented comprehensively. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: chester, chester, tramway, horse, tramway, barry, marsden, horse, horse, grosvenor, saltney, terminus, grosvenor, grosvenor, hough, saltney, terminus, boughton, christleton, tarvin, crews
Trams, Road VehiclesThis album will take you on a peaceful journey in your armchair on a typical tramway of a provincial town in the early 20th century. It includes many views of bygone street scenes, early road transport vehicles and costumes from an era when no head went uncovered. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: chesterfield, tramway, barry, marsden, brampton, terminus, tram, burlington, cavendish, holywell, holywell, sheffield, whittington, terminus
|CLAN LINE (Book) by John Clarkson, Roy Fenton, Archie Munro|
MaritimeClan Line has been the subject of at least six previous works, so why publish another? Ships in focus has long cherished the idea of celebrating some of the finest British Cargo ships ever built with a book which includes the best set of Photographs we can find and combining this with a detailed ...
Keywords: clan, clan, cargo, clarkson, fenton, archie, munro, peace, peace, greenock, dockyard
Railways2002 marks the end of the class 47s on Virgins Cross Country services, and with it the end of the 47s in front line service. This video compromises two programmes, one made in the 1990s, the other looking at the Class in action during 2002. 1) Video Profile – The Class 47s A programme filmed in the ...
Keywords: through-out, speedlink, net-work, ashford, inverness, virgin, virgin, xp64, logo, police, freightliner, lickey, somerset, dorset
Buses, Road VehiclesVenture's “Classic Leylands 1' published in September 2001 looked at buses and coaches produced by the Lancashire manufacturer in the 15 years up to the outbreak of the Second World War. Many of those vehicles worked hard through the six years of war and many survived to run in the postwar period. ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: lancashire, manufacturer, postwar, late1920s, leyland, chassis, emergency, export, postwar, titan, leyland, atlantean, double-decker, peace, postwar, leyland, double-deck, titan, wartime, leyland, leyland, postwar, scotland, ireland, leyland, tailpiece
RailwaysTake your seat for this South-West England railway spectacular. With cameras placed inside the drivers cab and in helicopters overhead, you can enjoy the splendour of South-West England from a truly privileged seat. Let the train take the strain and enjoy this magic carpet ride on some of the ... From the series Classic Train Journeys
Keywords: carpet, cornwall, looe, weymouth, brunel, tamar, wessex, bodmin, cornwall, clapham, bristol
AviationAircraft carrier operations were a dangerous business, especially in wartime. When air operations are confined to a flight deck of 50,000 square feet (escort carrier size), it was one of the most hectic and hazardous places on earth. Accidents were bound to happen. In wartime, the stakes were even ...
Keywords: wartime, escort, wartime, combat, airfield, lose, ii-era, navy, damage, naval, graff, clash, blood, turkey, shoot, post-war
RailwaysThe Clogher Valley Railway served the people of the Valley faithfully for over half a century, providing a means to access wider markets and reach far-flung places. Limited in speed by being a roadside tramway, its demise was a foregone conclusion in an era of modern transport yet the line is still ...
Keywords: clogher, clogher, far-flung, tramway, foregone, patterson, patterson, tramway, clogher, officer, workshop, ireland
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