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ISLE OF PORTLAND RAILWAYS, VOL. THREE WHICH START WITH 'B'
RailwaysThis is a book about a dream - a dream that started with one man in 1982. Between these covers, Gerry Cochrane describes how his idea of restoring the railways in the Downpatrick area was gradually turned into reality, with the hard work of the many volunteers who, over the years, caught the vision ...
Keywords: downpatrick, gerry, cochrane, caught, council, inch, beware, fire
RailwaysHardback (also available as Softback volume ). Of the many cross-country branch lines which have received the attention of photographers and historians, the Banbury & Cheltenham has remained one of the most mysterious and elusive. Yet anyone familiar with the line and its modest stations will be ...
Keywords: banbury, cheltenham, banbury, kingham, cross-country, banbury, cheltenham, single-bore, crews, cross-country, banbury, kingham, bristol, birmingham, cheltenham, banbury-kinggham, autocar, sutton, adderbury, milton, bloxham, council, hook, norton, rollright, norton, sarsden, churchill, kingham
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
OtherBath Stone Quarries is a comprehensive photographic record of the Bath stone industry from the mid-Victorian period to the present day. Its scope includes not just the surviving underground relics of the industry but also the surface tramways, loading wharfs and cutting yards associated with it. ...
Keywords: bath, stone, subterranean, bath, stone, bath, stone, mid-victorian, wharfs, wartime, post-war, peacetime, westwood, limpley, stoke
Trams, Road VehiclesA history of Bath's trams from 1880 to 1939. Bath's first trams were horse-drawn and the service was inaugurated in 1880. The electric trams were introduced in 1904, the system was to survive until 1939. Detailed maps of the routes operated are included. There are dedicated chapters covering ... From the series Locomotion Papers
Keywords: bath, bath, bath, horse-drawn
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
Buses, Road Vehiclesin 1931, the Vauxhall Motors subsidiary of General Motors began to produce a new range of British-Built commercial vehicles known as Bedfords. Their introduction followed the wall Street Crash of October 1929, which not only decimated world trade, but also brought about a minor revolution in the ... From the series Fare Stage Series
Keywords: bedford, fare, vauxhall, british-built, crash, shift, vauxhall, bedford, truck, bedford, chassis, waveney, thurgood, bedford, chassis, bedford, non-municipal, bedford, earnshaw, parent, vauxhall, earnshaw, post-war, almet, post-war
Road VehiclesContinuing the story of vehicle manufacture ion the post-war period Robert W. Berry and Alan Earnshaw now examine the Bedford commercial vehicles in the 5-cwt to 35-cwt range which Vauxhall Motors produced in the 1950s and 1960s. Vauxhall had served Britain well during the difficult years of World ... From the series Classic Marques
Keywords: bedford, post-war, berry, earnshaw, bedford, vauxhall, vauxhall, bedford, peace, austin, ford, vauxhall, bedford, bedford, vauxhall, vauxhall, heritage, berry, earnshaw, k-type, m-type, ta-type, tj-type
RailwaysThe year 1963 will always be remembered as the one when the Sixties really started to swing. The Beatles and Rolling Stones were topping the charts while the mini-skirt and the Mini car had become the latest fashion accessories. For those with an interest in railways however, 1963 was memorable for ...
Keywords: mini-skirt, euphemism, high-speed, linear, derelict, heritage, devon, cornwall, somerset, dorset, philip, horton
Road VehiclesThe winged B emblem, the hallmark of Bentley Motors, is synonymous with those grand cars which, in the 1920s and 1930s, dominated Brooklands and Le Mans and were driven to victory by hero racing drivers known as The Bentley Boys. When Bentley was taken over by Rolls-Royce in 1931 the individual ... From the series Classic Marques
Keywords: bentley, emblem, hallmark, bentley, hero, bentley, bentley, rolls-royce, marque, post-war, babbit, blatchley, masterpiece, bentley
TramsA complete listing of all books, periodical articles and other papers published since 1861 to 2009 with tramways and light rail schemes in Britain and Ireland as their subject forms the content of this publication. Publications concerning all aspects of tramways, including legislation and ...
Keywords: irish, ireland, tramway, croft, chronology, memorabilia
RailwaysThe story of the Bideford, Westward Ho! & Appledore railway is not the traditional tale of the construction of a new railway. It has many of the usual ingredients – difficulties in raising capital and buying land, protracted negotiations regarding Parliamentary approval, and contractor troubles. ...
Keywords: bideford, westward, appledore, bideford, westward, appledore, contractor, harbour, spite, council, westward, appledore, garner, gardner, westward, bideford, hartland, devon
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