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RailwaysThe second volume of James Boyd's reminiscences of his life-long enthusiasm for railways is told in his own inimitable style. The earliest of these stories date back as far as the 1930s. Most railway enthusiasts of the day were drawn towards the impressive standard gauge steam-hauled expresses of ... From the series Reminiscences
Keywords: saga, life-long, altrincham, eaton, manchester, snailbeach, woodhead, whittingham, corris, welshpool, llanfair, welsh, school, bryanston, dorset, somerset, dorset, blandford, snailbeach, oakeley, quarry, woodhead, tramway, welshpool, llanfair, 2-8-0s, moelwyn, tunnel, tan-y-bwich, portmadoc, whittingham, prince, festiniog, iomr, portmadoc, orbit, oswestry, portmadoc, bryanston, manchester, corris, scotland, talyllyn, eskdale, luggage
RailwaysThe Carriage and Wagon works were established at Saltney in 1853 at the time of the amalgamation of the Shrewsbury & Chester and Shrewsbury & Birmingham railways, and remained in use until work was transferred to Swindon in 1932. Some of the buildings remained in use for various purposes and one, ...
Keywords: saltney, saltney, shrewsbury, chester, shrewsbury, birmingham, swindon, shop, wood, saltney, shrewsbury, chester, saltney, saltney, saltney, saltney
OtherSamuel Morton Peto was one of the giants of Victorian Britain who left behind an impressive legacy, evidence of which can still be seen today. Born in 1809, he was an inspired entrepreneur who was, perhaps more than any other individual, responsible for establishing Britain's path to industrial ...
Keywords: samuel, morton, peto, victorian, entrepreneur, samuel, morton, peto, victorian, entrepreneur, capitalism, lyceum, theatre, hungerford, column, curzon, birmingham, chatham, dover, trunk, canada, algeria, crimean, peninsula, paxton, palace, peto, anglo-french, baronetof, somerleyton, suffolk, caught, bankrupt, biography, fruit, vaughan, peto, talent, vaughan, grissell, peto, peto, somerleyton, lowestoft, peto, peto, peto, owwr, crimean, peto, fraud, canadian, trunk, peto, kent, australia
RailwaysAs with so many boys of his age, Peter Haddock's interest in railways began with watching trains, which in turn led to number-collecting. However, it was the friendliness of the signalman in Birdswood signal box, just north of Weaver Junction on the West Coast Main Line, where the routes to ...
Keywords: schoolboy, signalman, birdswood, haddock, friendliness, signalman, birdswood, weaver, liverpool, scotland, diverge, railwaymen, signalman, trainspotter, taught, school, scot, rose, school, signalman, signalman, birdswood, mid-cheshire, long-gone, haddock, officer, wife, cottage, alfreton, derbyshire, haddock, liverpool, lime, metropolis, crewe, treasure, court, birdswood, treasure, schedule, birdswood, code
BusesThis full colour production has been compiled by Scott Hellewell, formerly Chief Planning Officer with GMPTE and later Operations Director at Metrolink. It covers the establishment of the PTE and the transition from municipal to PTE operation. It contains an overview of the operation of both the ...
Keywords: selnec, scott, hellewell, officer, gmpte, metrolink, municipal, manchester
RailwaysFollowing on from the success of other titles in the Great Bear Yesteryear Traction series, this is the much-anticipated sixth volume covering Semaphores and Diesels from the late 1960's. As well as an overview of semaphore signalling from Southern England to the far North of Scotland, Semaphores & ...
Keywords: bear, yesteryear, semaphore, scotland, bristol, westbury, scotland, siviter
Road Vehicles, OtherVHS Cassette (also available as DVD Video ).Sennybridge in Breconshire was the venue chosen for the 2002 National Vintage Tractor Run. Over 300 tractors were entered for the 28 mile run over wild Breconshire hills and through tranquil river valleys. The National attracts a huge variety of tractor ... From the series Tractor Road Runs
Keywords: sennybridge, tractor, sennybridge, breconshire, tractor, breconshire, tranquil, tractor, ireland, convoy, cornwall, sennybridge, severn, police, escort, convoy, andrews, cornish, tractor, club, tractor, breconshire
Buses, Road VehiclesThe sensation of the Commercial Motor show in the early post war years was a new underfloor engined chassis for bus or coach use from Sentinel of Shrewsbury who beat Leyland & AEC to the market with this specification. Operated by Ribble who took a prototype and two production batches, along with ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: sentinel, chassis, sentinel, shrewsbury, leyland, ribble, paul, sentinel, sentinel, stage-carriage, non-psv, sentinel
RailwaysThe 2009 edition of Pete Shaw's tremendously popular Settle-Carlisle Railway Calendar, featuring a full colour photograph of trains traversing the spectacular Settle to Carlisle Railway, for each month, with space for notes (see sample page). One page per month. PLEASE NOTE: The calendars come with ... (Next Edition)
Keywords: settle-carlisle, pete, shaw, settle-carlisle, settle, carlisle, pete, shaw, duchess, sutherland, carlisle, york, charter, appleby, swinden, dalesman, gypsum, kirby, thore, drax, carlisle, liverpool, blea, moor, carlisle, garsdale, watkin, gypsum, burton, kirkby, thore, birkett, housecoal, gascoigne, wood, carlisle, arten, viaduct, dentdale, princess, carlisle, charter, waitby, china, clay, burngullow, irvine, sunny, brow, mallerstang, wootan, cattle, dock, appleby, loch, rannoch, scottish, carlisle, garsdale, duke, gloucester, norwich, carlisle, salt, lake, ribblehead
RailwaysAn all new 96 page colour photograph album depicting the 1970s with coverage of both steam and diesels from that great period of change on our railways. The captions include items of news, culture, music and personalities of the era to bring back the memories of youth. From the series Seventies Spotting Days
Keywords: culture, youth, derrick, eastleigh, kentish, dorset, suburban, exeter
RailwaysThe programme starts at Sheffield, with film taken at the now-closed Victoria Station between 1932 and 1979 showing a wide variety of steam traction, ranging from Great Central Railway and Great Northern Railway designs through to British Railways ‘Britannia' Pacifics. The unique 1500dc-electric ... From the series Marsden Rail
Keywords: sheffield, derbyshire, sheffield, victoria, britannia, pacifics, sheffield, manchester, woodhead, br-built, sheffield, tram, beauchief, sheffield, 25-mile, chinley, derbyshire, peak, cromford, peak, parsley, ashbourne, peak, chesterfield, stud, railway-built, nottinghamshire, worksop, sheffield, marsden
RailwaysSoftback Edition. From the series Scenes from the Past
Keywords: sheffield, victoria, chesterfield, derbyshire, manchester, sheffield, lincolnshire, sheffield, sheffield, victoria, woodburn, darnall, darnell, handsworth, woodhouse, birley, beighton, killamarsh, killamarsh, killamarsh, staveley, staveley, staveley, birmington, chesterfield
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