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US EXPERIMENTAL & PROTOTYPE AIRCRAFT PROJECTS - FIGHTERS 1939-1945 WHICH START WITH 'S'
RailwaysA varied selection of colour plates featuring steam hauled trains on the Somerset & Dorset Railway during their twilight years.
Keywords: somerset, dorset, somerset, dorset, twilight, welch, bathe, bath, mill, viaduct, milford, milford, wellow, wirthlington, radstock, clime, mendip, norton, midsomer, norton, chilcompton, tunnel, binegar, masbury, winsor, tunnel, shepton, mallet, evercreech, evercreech, highbridge, pennard, glastonbury, shapwick, edington, burtle, highbridge, cole, pitcombe, wincanton, templecombe, henstridge, stalbridge, stour, sturminster, newton, blandford, spetisbury, bailey, corfe, mullen, broadstone, sommerset, dorset
RailwaysFew railway routes attracted such a huge following as the much-lamented Somerset & Dorset which seemed to be everybody's favourite line. Fierce gradients, strange operating manoeuvres, beautifully maintained stations and some of the most unspoilt countryside one could wish for, all combined to make ...
Keywords: somerset, dorset, somerset, dorset, peak, magnet, welch, bath, midford, midford, wellow, wellow, radstock, radstock, midsomer, norton, midsomer, norton, binegar, binegar, masbury, masbury, shepton, mallet, shepton, mallet, evercreech, evercreech, highbridge, burnham, evercreech, wincanton, wincanton, templecombe, templecombe, templecombe, stalbridge, stalbridge, shillingstone, shillingstone, blandford, blandford, bailey, bailey, broadstone, somerset
RailwaysFew railroads are as deeply associated with the regions they serve as the Southern Railway. This illustrated account of the venerable Southern is both the story of the railroads 88-year tenure as the transportation force in the region and a fascinating chapter of Southern history. The Southern ...
Keywords: 88-year, tenure, railway--the, railroad, murray, norfolk, norfolk, morgan, 5-mile, trestle, louisianas, lake, pontchartrain, crescent, southerner, archival, murray, tree, fairfax, harrison, efficiency, america
AviationThe phenomenon of aviation archaeology has long captured the public's imagination and millions have watched the TV documentaries as legendary machines have been lifted from their muddy graves. Popular history shows such as Channel 4's Time Team, BBC2's Time Watch and Meet the Ancestors have ...
Keywords: spitfire, archaeology, muddy, bbc2, one-off, prime-time, women, spitfire, blitz, bbc2, spitfire, dambuster, simon, parry, blitz, drake, fighter, dunkirk, spitfire, fight, douglas, bader, norfolk, tragedy, sunken
Maritime‘Sputnik trawler' is a nickname given to two classes of series-built side trawlers. In the mid to late 1950s and early 1960s, these new and revolutionary boats were intended to replace ageing steam trawlers. The little workhorses had to combat the inevitable prejudice against something ...
Keywords: sputnik, trawler, nickname, series-built, combat, torrid, inshore, seine, scallop, fifteen-year-old, spinningdale, seiner, inshore, fishermen, henderson, drummond
MaritimeThe story of the Leviathan, originally called Vaterland, is a fascinating one. She was a remarkable ship, but is frequently not given the credit she deserves for her contributions to the US Merchant marine and has been given short thrift by many writers who describe her only as a failure. Nothing ...
Keywords: leviathan, america, superline, leviathan, vaterland, marine, thrift, failure, farther, superliner, america, german, levi, household, america, balin, trio, hunk, steel, brent, holt, liner, brent, holt, leviathan, leviathan, twilight, vaterland, leviathan, leviathan
RailwaysThe characteristic railways that served this scenic part of the country offer a fascinating glimpse of past times. Highlights include auto trains ambling through wonderful scenery and Kings in charge of mainline steam. Featuring:- Worcester to Chipping Camden Cheltenham Spa to Chipping Norton ... From the series Steam World Archive
Keywords: cotswold, worcester, camden, cheltenham, norton, gloucester, gloucester, kemble, hatton, didcot, newbury, savernake, dursley, berkeley, lydney, worcester, evesham, camden, spetchley, cheltenham, cheltenham, malvern, norton, gloucester, tuffley, standish, stroud, mill, brimscombe, chalford, kemble, dursley, berkeley, hatton, leamington, banbury, oxford, radley, didcot, newbury, savernake, worcester, gloucester, banbury
RailwaysMainline Steam:- Worcester to Paddington through Oxford and Didcot GW Exeter to Dainton Severn Tnnel traffic around Pilning and Patchway Gloucester - Worcester mainline Secondary Mainlines and Branch Lines The lines around Barnstaple, including the Ilfracombe and Torrington branches. Also the line ... From the series Steam World Archive
Keywords: worcester, paddington, oxford, didcot, exeter, dainton, severn, tnnel, patchway, gloucester, worcester, ilfracombe, torrington, okehampton, halwill, torrington, weymouth, upwey, somerset, dorset, bournemouth, bath, gloucester, chalford, worcester, vinegar, weymouth, bath, worcester, braunton, torrington, eggesford, exeter, dainton, seaton, upwey, bournemouth, templecombe, evercreech, binegar, radstock, midford, bath, keynsham, patchway, westerleigh, gloucester, stonehouse, chalford, wadborough, worcester, norton, stoulton, fladbury, campden, oxford, didcot, grange, castle, navy, maunsell
MaritimeFerry crossings at lonely river quays. Floating bridges crossing the Tamar relentlessly since 1830. Year-round passenger steamers criss-crossing busy estuaries for their entire lives. Market steamers carrying market gardeners and their produce from the verdant Tamar Valley to the harsh, grey, ...
Keywords: steamer, tamar, ferry, tamar, year-round, tamar, harsh, dockyard, township, devonport, paddle, littoral, lynher, tavy, yealm, tide, salt, weir, tamar, plymouth, escape, urban, sprawl, plymouth, devonport, stonehouse, ferry, personnel, victorian, paddle, calstock, saltash, millbrook, kittridge, paddle, steamer, tamar, ferry, plym, steamer, tamar, yealm, millbrook, saltash, paddle
RailwaysThe year 1963 was a momentous one for steam on BR. Finally, the tide of diesels could no longer be ignored and even the biggest and best of passenger steam power was now only too obviously under threat. This series almost by definition chronicles the decline of steam and on ‘the GN' (that bit of ... From the series Steaming Sixties
Keywords: tide, peterborough, abrupt, torrent, coffin, ronald, wilkinson
Buses, Trams, Road VehiclesVolume One ended at the point where the author had, with some reluctance left Leeds City Transport for what at the time seemed to be a very uncertain future. On the face of things the chances of ever holding the job of General Manager of a municipal transport undertaking were just about nil, but ... From the series Reminiscences
Keywords: steel, rubber, manchester, plymouth, yarmouth, halifax, municipal, knows, possess, knows, luck, wife, household, paramount, chair, buck, tribal, impinge, municipal, council, humour, thick, skin, moore, almanac, liverpool, tide, caught, oldham, star, ashton, trolleybus, daimler, halifax, plymouth, yarmouth, rover, halifax, hebble, take-over, todmorden, halifax, nimbus, halifax
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