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RailwaysThe bicentenary events of 2006, marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of the most innovative of all Victorian Engineers, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, has raised the profile of the engineer. Much of the spotlight on his achievements, however, has fallen outside Wales, concentrating on Bristol and ...
Keywords: brunel, victorian, isambard, brunel, bristol, brunel, neglect, brunel, brunel, taff, irish, severn, broad-gauge, chepstow, timber, landore, terminus, neyland, brunel, tramroad, dean, llynvi, crossover, westward, garden, brunel
RailwaysBurntisland was initially served by railways that were to form part of the North British Railway Company. The crossing of the Firth of Forth makes it an interesting and important railway centre. Ferries had been established for some years before Thomas Bouch designed and introduced the world's ... From the series Locomotion Papers
Keywords: burntisland, fife, burntisland, firth, bouch, roll-on, roll-off, ferry, burntisland, granton, edinburgh, ferry, fifeshire, coalfield, burntisland, marshall, edinburgh, edinburgh, perth, dundee, harbour, burntisland, ferry, burntisland, burntisland, chronology, fife
RailwaysThe author's father was posted to Burry Port in 1933 to work over the 'Old Company', the erstwhile Burry Port and Gwendreath Valley Railway Company. He was passionately interested in any form of history. His four year sojourn at Burry Port was particularly interesting for him, as there he was ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: burry, gwendreath, antecedent, burry, burry, gwendreath, sojourn, burry, bargee, gwendraeth, bowen, kymer, kymer, waggonway, baron, ashburnham, earl, tramroad, boswer, pembrey, harbour, pembrey, harbour, tramroad, pinkerton
RailwaysThroughout this fascinating railway's history the Burry Port & Gwendreath Valley Railway has had a long tradition of doing things a little differently. The railway was originally built as a canal (covered in Volume One). This second volume picks up the story with the conversion to a railway. A ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: burry, gwendreath, antecedent, dock, burry, gwendreath, llanelli, gwendraeth, cwmmawr, steel, copper, stone, authorized, colonel, holman, double-fairlie, cut-down, cut-down, bowen, death, miller, worthy, miller, burry, dock, harbour, mountaineer
RailwaysUnder proposals drawn up in the mid-1930s, the northern line would have needed a large new depot. To provide a suitable site for this, it was planned to extend the line three miles beyond Edgware to a new terminus near Bushey Heath. Just East of the new terminal station, construction of the new ...
Keywords: tube, edgware, mid-1930s, edgware, terminus, bushey, failure, watford, edgware, elstree, post-war
|BYGONE KENT (Book) by Glyn Kraemer-Johnson and John Bishop|
Buses, Aviation, Railways, OtherA full colour pictorial journey through the streets and landscapes of Kent revealing nostalgic and long-lost scenes on road, rail and sea. Over the past 60 years the urban landscape of Britain's towns and counties have changed almost beyond recognition. Large-scale redevelopment has transformed the ... From the series Bygone …
Keywords: kent, kent, long-lost, urban, large-scale, mall-style, furniture, surrey, kent, garden, maritime, westerham, sittingbourne, paddock, wood, sheerness, wateringbury, tunbridge, folkestone, hawkhurst, kent, maidstone, maidstone, maritime, woolwich, ferry, cross-channel, dover, glyn, kraemer-johnson, bishop
RailwaysWelcome back to Norway! We are going to undertake one of the world's great railway journies: the 500 km from Norway's capital Oslo to its second city Bergen. Part two of our run is along, strangely, the last part of the Bergensbanen to be completed. The railway was built from west to east and the ... From the series Ticket To Ride
Keywords: cabride, oslo, bergen, honefoss, norway, norway, oslo, bergen, bergensbanen, terminus, gulsvik, lake, krøderen, waterway, lake, krøderen, vikersund, drammen, lake, snow, sign, chit-chat, bergensbanen, winter, halfway, bergen
RailwaysToday it is hard to believe that a railway once ran by the secluded banks of the Cairn water, which flows between the village of Moniaive and Dumfries. But the Cairn Valley Light Railway did exist, although like many other rural branches it was short lived, opening in 1905 and closing barely 45 ... From the series Locomotion Papers
Keywords: cairn, cairn, village, cairn, lorry, terminus, trim, village, galloway, edinburgh, fertile, out-of--the-way, cairn, glasgow, victorian, village, storv, kirkpatrick, glencairn, memorandum, thornhill, cairn, scotland
MaritimeSHIPS MONTHLY BOOK OF THE MONTH (FEBRUARY 2001). A stunning photographic book of ships at Cape Town from 1862 to 2000. This celebration of ships features 214 beautifully produced photographs (19 in colour), the majority of which have never been published before and include many famous ships such as ...
Keywords: cape, cape, cape, queen, prince, lawhill, naval, newall, cape, harbour, achille, lauro, africa, comet, endeavor, alabama, alabama, alert, alynbank, amerskerk, anastasis, angelina, lauro, aquitania, maru, arandora, star, argentina, argentina, maru, argylishire, astor, aurania, australis, basuto, bergensfjord, boissevain, boorara, britannia, justice, briton, brutus, bulwark, capetown, castle, carnarvon, castle, caronia, caronia, cassel, cirrus, bagdad, melbourne, york, venice, clan, campbell, clan, stuart, conishead, coonanbara
Other, Railways, WaterwaysSome of the richest copper mines in the United Kingdom, a rare Cornish canal and a railway uniquely engineered to convey the minerals by gravity combine to make a fascinating story. The wealth bought by copper, as well as by tin and granite, extracted from this corner of Bodmin Moor, built the ...
Keywords: caradon, looe, copper, cornish, convey, copper, granite, bodmin, moor, liskeard, harbour, looe, caradon, copper, looe, victorian, directoin, moor, chronology, –copper, caradon, byelaws, borlase, aropund, caradon, cornwall
RailwaysCastleford lies on the very edge of the concealed coalfield and the earliest coal extraction was to the west where the coal measures outcrop on the surface. These workings were served by tramroads but the opening of the York & North Midland Railway in 1840, and then subsequent lines, opened up the ...
Keywords: castleford, coalfield, outcrop, york, export, ackton, allerton, bywater, fryston, glasshoughton, ledston, luck, peckfield, prince, savile, wheldale, whitwood, martin, bairstow, rockett
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
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