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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
Buses, Road VehiclesAs 2006 marks the centenary of the commencement of operation of motorbuses by Manchester Corporation Transport Department, and also reflects the fact that it is forty years since the last trolleybus ran in Manchester, Bob Rowe, with assistance from John Senior, has put together this latest volume ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: ashton, manchester, trolleybus, manchester, rowe, manchester, ashton-under-lyne, manchester, manchester, council, rowe
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, MilitaryAlongside the Valiant and Victor, part of Britain's V-bomber fleet which projected the country's independent nuclear deterrent, the Avro Vulcan was one of the most famous aircraft designed and built in the United Kingdom in the postwar years. Between 1952 and 1964, 136 of the delta-winged aircraft ...
Keywords: avro, vulcan, v-bomber, v-bomber, nuclear, deterrent, avro, vulcan, postwar, avro, manchester, vulcan, bomber, airfield, stanley, argentinian, vulcan, withdrawn, squadron, vulcan, xh558, aerofax, attract, phil, butler, buttler, airframe, vulcan
RailwaysThis once important holiday route had through coaches from Euston and long trains from Manchester for many years. It also provided vital links with the slate industry for its entire life. Trains for all types are illustrated at the widely assorted stations, throughout the ages. Included is the ... From the series Country Railway Routes
Keywords: bangor, portmadoc, llanberis, euston, manchester, llanberis, snowdon, llanberis, bangor, portmadoc, llanberis, llanberis, lake, snowdon
Trams, Road VehiclesClassic tramcars once graced the streets of historic Bath and provided speedy transport for residents of such areas as Bathford, Combe Down, Newton St. Lee, Weston, Twerton and Oldfield Park. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: bath, bath, bathford, combe, newton, weston, twerton, oldfield, davey, paul, welland, bathford, guildhall, combe, guildhall, newton, oldfield, guildhall, twerton, guildhall, weston, bath
RailwaysThe North of England Open Air Museum at Beamish, County Durham, operates in two time zones, 1825 and 1913, to relive the achievements of the North East in an enjoyable but historically accurate way. The museum is now 40 years old and the continued development of the rail transport collections is ... From the series Great Railway Eras
Keywords: beamish, waggon, beamish, durham, darsley, paul, jarman, beamish, tramway, pockerley, waggon, hint
OtherWe all know the word ‘bedlam' as a term of madness and confusion, but few of us really know the story of how this term was coined, or the real history of the notorious Bethlem Hospital in London. The oldest mental health institution in the world, Bethlem Hospital is famous to many only as ‘Bedlam', ...
Keywords: bedlam, bedlam, madness, bethlem, health, bethlem, bedlam, mad-house, abuse, monro, bedlam, monro, ambivalent, maniacs, female, bedlam, paul, bedlam, gore, madness, health, paul, bedlam, monro, madhouse
TramsBlackpool's trams are a national treasure. This book commemorates 75 years since the entry into service of the first of a fleet of streamlined trams, a type that has long been so enduring and the most of the tram fleet in Blackpool today is derived from these 1930s designs. Through these pages, ... From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: blackpool, blackpool, treasure, tram, blackpool, star, fleetwood, streamline, layton, lytham, marton, starr, manchester, rigby, foxhall, gynn, cabin, bispham, norbreck, bispham, anchorsholme, fleetwood, fleetwood, fleetwood, ferry, vambacs, twin
Buses, Road VehiclesBolton's buses and trams were always well turned out in the municipal livery. Bus operation began early, trams finished in 1947, but the undertaking made its mark in the Bennett era with innovative and trend setting designs and liveries. Well researched and illustrated by Harry Postlethwaite the ... From the series Portfolio
Keywords: bolton, bolton, municipal, postlethwaite, horse, postlethwaite, tramway, tognarelli, inter-urban, freeman, star, bolton, tramway, wartime, post-war, diamond, jubilee, wind, atlantean, manchester, bolton, bolton, bolton, north-east
RailwaysOver 200 of the steam locomotives now preserved in Britain have either worked overseas or were supplied to British companies from abroad to operate in the UK. While some of these are familiar to British enthusiasts through pictures in the railway press, many have little-known histories or origins ...
Keywords: little-known, empire, commonwealth, horse, cape, withdrawn, sugar, usatc, feldbahn, america, paul, catchpole, german, feldbahn, army, transpor, empire, africa, africa, cape, gauage, scandinavia, germany, polish, gauage, orenstain, koppel, spanish, guinness, tram, sugar
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