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RailwaysThese routes were remote for most people and thus the historic photographs herein are a welcome record of these long-lost byways. There is much evidence of the middle part of the Manchester & Milford Railway, which never reached either place in its title. The two heritage sections are also ...
Keywords: aberystwyth, carmarthen, aberayron, newcastle, emlyn, long-lost, manchester, milford, heritage, gwili, teifi, aberystwyth, carmarthen, aberayron, newcastle, emlyn, gwili, teifi
RailwaysA celebration of railway nostalgia, focusing on the great main line routes and the glamorous trains that plied them. Lavishly illustrated throughout, it's organised into routes, covering all the main London termini and their principal routes as well as major intercity routes in other parts of ...
Keywords: termini, railwayana, atterbury, antique, paul, atterbury
RailwaysThe 13¼ mile single branch from Haltwhistle to Alston was neglected by enthusiasts for many years, but having survived the Beeching closures it belatedly emerged as one of England's best-loved rural lines. When the axe finally fell in 1976, many people regarded the closure as a national tragedy. ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: alston, haltwhistle, alston, tragedy, alston, outdoor, victorian, tynedale, prisoner-of-war, camp, featherstone, stanley, alston, alston, newcastle, carlisle, alston, lner, haltwhistle, slaggyford, haltwhistle, plenmeller, featherstone, featherstone, coanwood, coanwood, coanwood, whinstone, lambley, slaggyford, barhaugh, alston, alston, alston, post-war, tynedale, coanwood, alston
Modelling, RailwaysToday's model railways layouts often replicate not just the railway itself, but the broader environment in which it was based. This involves recreating the whole townscape or countryside through which the railway operated. An essential ingredient in this is the correct range of road vehicles, ... From the series Aspects of Modelling
Keywords: townscape, ingredient, urban, farm, beginner, practitioner, morton, clubs
MaritimeP. & A. Campbell Ltd of Bristol, registered as a Limited Company in 1893, was destined to not quite make its century as the operator of the celebrated White Funnel Fleet of passenger steamers. As the postwar fleet waned in the 1950s profits dwindled and receivership beckoned. Remarkably, a new ...
Keywords: balmoral, bristol, campbell, bristol, funnel, postwar, campbell, hovercraft, cross-channel, partnership, belgium, heritage, quartet, campbell, flag, bristol, funnel, irish, south-east, balmoral, devon, lundy, campbell, pattern, excursion-steamer, paddler, waverley, prince, ivanhoe, westward, balmoral, devonia, funnel, bristol, trillo, earlierc, lyde-built, paddle-steamer, waverley, severn, bristol, exmoor, devon, pembrokeshire, campbell, tedstone
RailwaysHardback (also available as Softback volume ). Of the many cross-country branch lines which have received the attention of photographers and historians, the Banbury & Cheltenham has remained one of the most mysterious and elusive. Yet anyone familiar with the line and its modest stations will be ...
Keywords: banbury, cheltenham, banbury, kingham, cross-country, banbury, cheltenham, single-bore, crews, cross-country, banbury, kingham, bristol, birmingham, cheltenham, banbury-kinggham, autocar, sutton, adderbury, milton, bloxham, council, hook, norton, rollright, norton, sarsden, churchill, kingham
RailwaysThis album portrays Banbury and the branch to Bletchley as an illustrated view of the final years. In 1960 the branch appeared, along with many others, as the withering shoots of a railway that had been a part of the Victorian flourish of lines that seemed to reach every corner of the country. To ...
Keywords: banbury, verney, banbury, bletchley, victorian, forestall, railcar, simpson
RailwaysNow more than 150 years old, the route has carried a wide range of traffic types including long distance expresses, local residential services and freight of all types. All these are extensively illustrated, along with the varied architectural styles employed at the stations, many of which vanished ... From the series Western Main Lines
Keywords: banbury, birmingham, banbury, birmingham, moor, birmingham, snow, bordesley, cropredy, dorridge, fenny, compton, hatton, lapworth, leamington, olton, oxfordshire, ironstone, solihull, southam, harbury, tyseley, warwick, warwick, parkway, widney, manor
RailwaysThe coal tanks were the product of a forward-looking policy of engineering standardisation in an era that was only a couple of generations removed from the birth of the locomotive itself. Following their introduction in 1881, they received a variety of enhancements. These reflected the ongoing ...
Keywords: lnwr, policy, boiler, exhaust, boiler, feed, safer, boiler, vacuum, brake, pursue, heritage, worthy, hardship, welfare, heritage, skellon
RailwaysCharles McKean offers new conclusions about why the first Tay Bridge collapsed and follows the rise and fall of the career of engineer Thomas Bouch. HE tells how the Forth and Tay Bridges, the largest bridges in the world eventually became reality. Costing £4 million and constructed by over 5,000 ...
Keywords: 19th-century, mckean, bouch, scotland, victorian, rivet, contractor, arrol, victorian, pursuit, mckean, scotland, bouch, inquiry, bouch, phoenix, warfare, envoi
Road VehiclesContinuing the story of vehicle manufacture ion the post-war period Robert W. Berry and Alan Earnshaw now examine the Bedford commercial vehicles in the 5-cwt to 35-cwt range which Vauxhall Motors produced in the 1950s and 1960s. Vauxhall had served Britain well during the difficult years of World ... From the series Classic Marques
Keywords: bedford, post-war, berry, earnshaw, bedford, vauxhall, vauxhall, bedford, peace, austin, ford, vauxhall, bedford, bedford, vauxhall, vauxhall, heritage, berry, earnshaw, k-type, m-type, ta-type, tj-type
Buses, Road VehiclesOne of the most iconic British motor coach chassis of all time was Bedford's VAL, which was introduced at the 1962 Commercial motor show. This was the first time that Bedford ventured in to the large-capacity coach market. But it did it with style and a novel engineering approach. Employing a ... From the series Fare Stage Series
Keywords: bedford, fare, chassis, bedford, bedford, novel, leyland, low-height, chassis, twin-steer, axle, chassis, bedford, vauxhall, heritage, bedford, personnel, chassis, chassis, non-psv, chassis, berry, val70
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