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RailwaysBorn in Dundee in 1816, by 1840 Sutrrock was involved with Brunel and Gooch in running the Great Western Railway's Locomotive department at Paddington and subsequently in establishing the company's major works and new town at Swindon. Written by his great-great-grandson, Tony Vernon, this intimate ...
Keywords: archibald, sturrock, pioneer, dundee, sutrrock, brunel, gooch, paddington, swindon, great-great-grandson, vernon, biography, sturrock, vernon, scottish, paddington, swindon, swindon, doncaster, citizen, adviser, yorkshire, doncaster, sturrock, sturrock
Buses, Road VehiclesThe Bus Handbook series is published by British Bus Publishing, an independent publisher of quality books for the industry and Bus Enthusiasts. Although this book has been produced with the encouragement of, and in co-operation with, Arriva plc management, it is not an official group fleet list and ... From the series Bus Handbooks
Keywords: arriva, arriva, arriva, scotland, yorkshire, essex, arriva, arriva
RailwaysMartin Atock served as locomotive, carriage and wagon superintendent of the Waterford & Limerick Railway from 1861 until 1872 and of the Midland Great Western Railway for the next 28 years up until 1900. Eminent author on Irish railway matters, Ernie Shepherd, discovered that Martin Atock had ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: atock, attock, martin, atock, superintendent, waterford, limerick, irish, ernie, shepherd, martin, atock, stratford, frederick, ernie, trail, ireland, australia, burma, ceylon, cuba, egypt, malaya, zealand, sudan, venezuela, worthy, frederick, lancashire, yorkshire, newton, manchester, martin, attock, shunter, atock, rocket, australia, rosetta, spacecraft, ernie, shepherd, anglia, limerick, martin, atock, dublin, mgwr, railwaymen, latin, frederick, attock, manchester, tragedy, rift
Aviation, MilitaryAlfie Martin was born at Finaghy, Belfast in 1920. In 1938, like many young men at that time, he was hit by a feeling of patriotism. Forbidden by his mother from joining the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 'it was too dangerous!' in January 1939 he instead joined the Antrim Fortress Company, ...
Keywords: bale, alfie, martin, finaghy, belfast, patriotism, forbidden, mother, volunteer, antrim, fortress, army, belfast, kilroot, helen, magilligan, squadron, pocklington, yorkshire, halifax, bomber, hr663, french-belgian, escape, alfie, martin
RailwaysThis book tells for the first time the definitive history of this innovative 15-inch-gauge railway on the Blakesley estate in rural Northamptonshire and the Victorian transport engineering family that created it. The Bartholomew family, although almost unknown today, represented a waterway and ...
Keywords: blakesley, bartholoew, 15-inch-gauge, blakesley, northamptonshire, victorian, bartholomew, waterway, yorkshire, bartholomew, waterway, blakesley, squire, bartholomew, state-of-the-art, america, germany, cagney, heywood, squire, in-house, petrol, steam-outline, squire, death, sussex, fraud, court, spinster, bogie, tebb, blakesley, bartholomew, bartholomew, blakesley, sows, seed, indian, dispersal, saga, blacolvesley, blakesley
RailwaysThe story of the development of steam traction on the East Coast Route must be one of the best known and documented stories in steam locomotive history, if not the best. The rapid enlargement of steam locomotives under the leadership of Henry Ivatt was followed by the long tenure of Nigel Gresley, ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: pacifics, henry, ivatt, tenure, gresley, pacifics, coster, salient, gresley, pacifics, gresley, pacifics, lner, coster, fortune, coster
Buses, Road VehiclesThe illustrations are comprehensive, beginning with the enterprise and enthusiasm of 1911, through perseverance to a modern well equipped system of a great city. Trolleybuses served faithfully all those years, carrying millions of citizens in comfort and silence on home produced power. Of all the ... From the series Trolleybus Classics
Keywords: bradford, bradford, trolleybus, yorkshire
RailwaysIn this video, some of North Yorkshire's long lost Country Branchlines are looked at, the main feature being a ride on the daily Pickup goods train from Malton to Whitby on the l6th March 1965. We begin by following a Class J27 freight loco on the last operational Pickup goods from Malton to ... From the series Marsden Rail
Keywords: brakevan, whitby, yorkshire, pickup, malton, whitby, l6th, pickup, malton, pilmoor, coxwold, pickup, malton, whitby, york, winter, whitby, scarborough, coastline, scarborough, marsden, yorkshire
Road VehiclesIn the Latest Nostalgia Road book Ian Stringer ALA, looks at the development of the mobile library from the earliest horse drawn vehicle to the hi-tech vehicles of the 1990s. Ian has worked with mobile libraries in four different Local Authorities in Yorkshire as both librarian and driver over a ... From the series Nostalgia Road
Keywords: horse, hi-tech, yorkshire, librarian, mobilemeet, gather, ljubljana, derry, helsinki, ohio, lancashire, solihull
Buses, Road VehiclesThis unique new title features all the biggest and best events in the British Bus enthusiast's year! Restorations, museum events, special anniversaries, bus preservation rallies and reports on city bus fleets - they're all here! This year's volume naturally includes the celebrations for the ...
Keywords: routemaster, liverpool, cardiff, bournemouth, edinburgh, middlesbrough, wakefield, birmingham, birmingham, sheffield, keighley, tramway, crich
RailwaysAlthough the origins of the railways lay with the need to transport goods, it was not long before the early companies realised that there was considerable additional revenue to be had in passengers traffic. The station and the facilities it provided, became an important part of the individual ...
Keywords: mid-1830s, pancras, austere, classicism, birmingham, curzon, huddersfield, layer, heritage, urban, termini, hendry, victorian, noon
Buses, Road VehiclesIt is now 30 years since the last trolleybus operated on Britain's streets and this vivid colour album examines all the various operators from the early 1950s through to the demise of Britain's final system in Bradford, which closed its doors in March 1972. High quality photographs, all of which ...
Keywords: trolleybus, bradford, glasgow, scotland, brighton, portsmouth, long-lost, mccormack
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