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MANCHESTER & LEEDS RAILWAY
RailwaysVHS Cassette (also available as DVD Video ). A unique video. With six cameras set up all over locomotive No. 80135, we view the locomotive, footplatemen and railway from a completely different perspective. We joined Driver John Middleditch and Fireman Ian Pearson on the footplate of BR Standard ...
Keywords: yorkshire, footplatemen, fireman, pearson, 2-6-4t, 18-mile, yorkshire, widescreen, levisham, goathland, potter, grosmont
RailwaysGavin Morrison needs no introduction to most railfans – his evocative photographs of British steam during the glory days are justifiably well known and loved throughout the world. However, few people realise that Gavin Morrison is also a talented film cameraman, and while out photographing steam he ...
Keywords: eastleigh, southampton, bournemouth, wareham, yeovil, somerset, dorset, evercreech, stalbridge, broadstone, wight, ryde, ryde, smallbrook, sandown, ventnor, skipton, grassington, kingmoor, copley, wortley, beeston, farnley, brighouse, holbeck, marquess, jacobite, cromford, peak, ribble, lune
RailwaysThe life of George Stephenson presents a classic rages-to-riches tale. From illiterate colliery worker to pit owner and railway magnate. His son Robert combined the best traits of his own to become, rightly, the most feted of the Victorian ‘Hero' engineers. Building on the techniques of the canal ...
Keywords: stephenson, stephenson, worker, victorian, hero, whitby, liverpool, manchester, stephenson
RailwaysThe railways were the most revolutionary innovation of Victorian times. They carried Britain into the modern age with dramatic speed, transforming the pace and style of everyday life. We owe them to two men who, father and son, can lay claim to be the most important engineers of their time, George ...
Keywords: stephenson, victorian, pace, stephenson, biography, rolt, victorian, telford, rolt, killingworth, safety-lamp, controversy, stockton, darlington, rift, partnership, santa, railwaymen, liverpool, manchester, birmingham, fortune, stanhope, tyne, fiasco, stephenson, tubular
RailwaysGeorge Townsend Andrews (1804-55) is best known for his railway buildings, most designed during the decade 1839-49 for George Hudson, the first Railway King. A time of hectic expansion in the railway system, it saw a rapid evolution in the types of building required, something we can follow through ...
Keywords: andrews, york, architect, andrews, hudson, andrews, york, medieval, york, terminus, euston, pattern, hull, hotel, small-town, filey, richmond, halifax, hart, hotel, york, yorkshire, york, newton-on-ouse, patronage, andrews, york, fawcett
Buses, Road Vehicles, RailwaysThe latest addition to our successful ‘Glory Days' series covers the history of North Western, for which, more than three decades after it disappeared as a major operator, there is still considerable nostalgia amongst both enthusiasts and those who used its services. Many remember the familiar ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: urban, manchester, peak, lancashire, peak, selnec, manchester, 50-year, mettle, indian
BusesThe Yorkshire Traction Company Limited, universally known as 'Tracky', was formed in 1902 as The Barnsley and District Electric Traction Company Limited. It operated trams around the Barnsley locality until around 1930. In 1928, prior to the trams being withdrawn, the company title changed from the ... From the series Glory Days …
Keywords: yorkshire, yorkshire, tracky, barnsley, barnsley, withdrawn, barnsley, motorbus, yorkshire, barnsley, tracky, doncaster, huddersfield, pontefract, doncaster, huddersfield, bradford, pontefract, rotherham, sheffield, yorkshire-blackpool, pool, bridlington, filey, scarborough, skegness, leyland, tracky, leyland, leyland, tracky, ex-nbc, stagecoach, telfer, mid-1970s, yorkshire, tracky, yorkshire, telfer, barnsley, yorkshire, peace, mexborough, swinton, barnsley, stagecoach
Railways'All day long the Angel of Death has been hovering over Osborne House. One could almost hear the beating of the wings, but at a quarter past six those wings were folded and the Queen was at rest'. These words were written by the Special Court correspondent of The Times on 22nd January, 1901, the ... From the series Series X
Keywords: victoria, queen, empress, queen, victoria, funeral, angel, death, osborne, queen, court, correspondent, queen, victoria, york, tribune, queen, queen, grief, sorrow, sympathy, palace, westminster, straightaway, queen, gosport, victoria, paddington, windsor, funeral, keat
Trams, Road VehiclesGosport and Fareham Tramways ran trams through pleasant countryside and was the main stimulant for its urbanisation. The Portsmouth & Horndean Light Railway ran through grass alongside the A3 for much of its route and was the provider of reliable transport for rural dwellers working in Portsmouth ... From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: gosport, horndean, gosport, fareham, portsmouth, horndean, grass, portsmouth, martin, gosport, fareham, fareham, hoeford, brockhurst, gosport, gosport, bury, naval, haslar, tramway, portsdown, horndean, horndean, cowplain, waterlooville, purbrook, widley, cosham, portsmouth, hampshire
RailwaysThe Great Central was a well laid main line providing a fast route to the Midlands. We explore the route in the 1960s and the days of working steam, travelling from Woodford Halse to Nottingham visiting the stations and lineside features on the way. The Programme Comprises: Woodford Halse: the ...
Keywords: woodford, halse, nottingham, woodford, halse, culworth, woodford, woodford, banbury, eyndon, banbury, woodford, rugby, charlwelton, catesby, tunnel, braunston, willoughby, rugby, leicester, rugby, nottingham, nottingham, arkwright, victoria, woodford, halse, nottingham
MaritimeManchester was the Nation's fourth biggest port and not so many years ago, it was crammed full of ships. This was made possible by the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal, which was completed in 1894 to enable ships from all over the world to sail right into the very heart of industrial ... From the series Great Liners
Keywords: manchester, manchester, manchester, sail, manchester, manchester, maritime, treat, eastham, mersey, manchester, maritime, manchester, treat, sail, harrison, manchester, clan, furness, withy, maritime
MaritimeIf you go down to the waterside in the City of Manchester today, there is little to remind us that it was once one of the world's great sea-ports. The towering rows of luxury apartments, posh offices and high-class restaurants that line the sides of the old quaysides today were; not so very many ... From the series Great Liners
Keywords: manchester, manchester, rows, posh, high-class, rows, rows, manchester, brocklebank, harrison, prince, furness, withy, manchester, treasure-trove, maritime
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