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ARCHIVE HISTORY OF GREAT WESTERN STEAM - VOLUME 4 STEAM THROUGH THE SIXTIES
Maritime, RailwaysAlmost a century has elapsed since the Barry 'Red Funnel Line' steamers disappeared from the Bristol Channel excursion scene, and although Barry Pier has gone, as has the railway that served it, the remains are yet visible, and so the memory of the handsome fleet of paddle-steamers that were based ... From the series Series X
Keywords: barry, barry, funnel, bristol, barry, visible, barry, stimulus, funnel, bristol, paddle-steamer, upstart, walian, barry, barry, bristol, steamship, parent, barry, campbell, bristol, funnel, excursion-steamer, bristol, barry, export, traffics, coalfield, export, barry, funnel, campbell, excursion-steamer, bristol, campbell, funnel, taff, devon, somerset, cardiff, penarth, funnel, campbell, supremacy, bristol, barry, barry, barry, barry, tunnel, barry, lock, barry, barry, steamship, campbell, bristol, barry, funnel, barry, barry, barry, barry, barry, head-on, funnel, high-profile, funnel, bristol, campbell, barry, pontoon, tedstone, barry, barry, steamship, barry, quit, cardiff, bristol, barry, funnel, glamorgan
RailwaysThe line was one of the extremes: from the classical splendour of the Batch Green Park station to the minute and grimy terminus at Bristols St. Philips and from the peace of the Avon valley to the coalfields and industries of the Bristol area. Firmly in the steam era, the route once had a spacious ... From the series Country Railway Routes
Keywords: bath, bristol, grimy, terminus, peace, avon, bristol, mangotsfield, bath, bitton, bristol, wharf, bristol, barrow, bristol, barrow, bristol, barton, bristol, kingswood, bristol, bristol, bristol, kelston, mangotsfield, oldland, warmley, weston, bath, bath, terminus, bath, weston, bath, weston, kelston, bitton, bitton, warmley, mangotsfield, kingswood, bristol, barrow, avon, somerset
RailwaysThe Hitchin - Bedford route formed part of the Midland Railway's first line for London trains. Its subsequent secondary nature is fully illustrated, along with the lesser lines to Northampton Castle and Higham Ferrers. The varied trains and architecture of the main line are shown, along with ... From the series Midland Main Lines
Keywords: bedford, wellingborough, hitchin, northampton, higham, hitchin, bedford, northampton, castle, higham, ephemera, goslin, hitchin, bedford, northampton, higham, wellingborough, bedford, cardington, henlow, higham, hitchin, irchester, northampton, oakley, olney, piddington, rushden, sharnbrook, shefford, southill, turvey, wellingborough
RailwaysThis book complete a series of six titles from Runpast Publishing which have looked in some depth at the important Midland Railway cross-country route from Bristol and Bath via Birmingham and Derby to Leeds, from the earliest days through to the end of BR steam and sometimes beyond
Keywords: birmingham, derby, runpast, cross-country, bristol, bath, birmingham, derby, pixton, birmingham, birmingham, orton, orton-whitacre-kingsbury, hampton, kingsbury-tamworth-barton, walton, branson, junction-burton, trent-repton, willington, stenson, junction-derby, derby, mileage
RailwaysWhen a class of engine is christened by enthusiasts ‘Doodlebugs' or ‘Flying Pigs', amongst a number of other less than admiring nicknames, there is an implication that the LMS Ivatt Class 4 2-6-0s were not the most admired of locomotives. Little has been written about them compared with their more ...
Keywords: ivatt, 2-6-0s, ivatt, 2-6-0s, brethren, short-hand, 2-6-0s, jekyll, hyde, post-war, creature, enginemen, amiss, swindon, railwaymen, chunk, sixsmith
RailwaysPicture This Since the first one was published in 1997 The ‘Book Of' series of locomotive studies has developed into something of a library devoted to more and more of the principal BR steam classes. A number of titles have sold out over and over, and have been reprinted or are in the process of ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: 2-6-0s, swindon, club, lunch, harold, hartley, autumn, bear, destined-to-be, axle, 0-8-0s, boiler, steamer, crab, 2-6-0s, shine, 2-8-0s, 4-6-0s, mogul, sixsmith
RailwaysBournville is world-renowned both for chocolate from Cadbury's factory and a great social experiment that was to revolutionise the type of housing built for 'working class' people. What is little known, is the part that the siting of the railway and little station played in this story. Without ...
Keywords: bournville, bournville, cadbury, birmingham, gloucester, birmingham, suburban, bournville, cadbury, bournville, village, bournville, bournville
RailwaysFollowing on from the huge success of his earlier book BR Blue No 1 Southampton and the New Forest, eminent railway author John Dedman now turns his attention to the former Western Region, and in particular the area from Paddington through to Bristol, South Wales and the West Country. Covering the ...
Keywords: southampton, dedman, paddington, bristol, hydraulics, semaphore, must-have, dedman
RailwaysThe route from Hereford to Three Cocks Junction forms the main part of this volume. This was operated by the Midland Railway and its successors for most of its life and so the trains differ from those on the surrounding lines. The route south of Titley Junction and the Charming Golden Valley byway ... From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: hay-on-wye, hereford, titley, byway, abbeydore, almeley, bacton, credenhill, clifford, dorstone, eardisley, glasbuy-on-wye, hay-on-wye, hereford, kinnersley, lyonshall, moorhampton, peterchurch, pontrilas, titley, vowchurch, westbrook, westmoor, flag, whitney-on-wye
RailwaysWe take a nostalgic journey from Hereford to Grange Court first and then move into the Forest of Dean for a trip uphill to Cinderford, looking at several long-lost industrial sidings. We continue north to Drybrook, call at Blakeney Goods Depot and finally run from Ross to Lydbrook Junction. From the series Branch Lines
Keywords: ross-on-wye, hereford, grange, court, dean, uphill, cinderford, long-lost, drybrook, blakeney, ross, lydbrook, hereford, grange, court, newnham, cinderford, drybrook, dean, ross-on-wye, lydbrook
RailwaysMost of the branch lines of Berkshire were offshoots of the Great Western Railway, although the company was not without its competitors: both the South Eastern Railway and the London and South Western Railway gave alternative routes to London. While many lines only provided local services, two in ...
Keywords: berkshire, berkshire, basingstoke, didcot, newbury, southampton, normandy, slough, windsor, windsor, funeral, sovereign, queen, victoria, wantage, tramway, berkshire, ephemera, berkshire
RailwaysThe range and number of lines in Gloucestershire, and the type and diversity of the locomotives operating both branch and main lines, make it a particularly interesting railway county. In this well-researched book, all of Gloucestershire's branch lines are described in an entertaining and highly ...
Keywords: gloucestershire, gloucestershire, gloucestershire, veteran, timber, gloucestershire, gloucestershire, gloucestershire, ephemera, wharf, bristol, mangotsfield, bitton, westerleigh, thornbury, berkeley, lydney, coaley, dursley, stonehosue, stroud, nailsworth, gloucester, orchard, llanthony, ashchurch, tewkesbury, kemble, cirencester, kemble, tetbury, cheltenham, stow-on-the-wold, cirencester, andoversford, gloucester, ledbury, grange, court, ross-on-wye, bullo, pill, cinderford, mitcheldean, lydney, coleford, lydbrook, cinderford, chepstow, avonmouth, severn, fairford
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