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RailwaysFollowing the publication of the 1944 modernisation Plan, which set out to establish the future of Britain's rail network, it seemed that the writing was on the wall for steam traction. The last steam locomotive built for British Railways, aptly named Evening Star, was outshopped from Swindon Works ...
Keywords: star, swindon, withdrawn, sombre, woodham, barry, heritage, stretton, roster, roster, scrapyard, woodham, roster, main-line
RailwaysThe Great Western Railway's main line from London to Bristol, opened throughout in 1841, passed by the ancient market town of Faringdon at a distance of 3½ miles to the south. This bypassed town began to go into decline, and planning for a broad gauge railway to connect Faringdon with the GWR main ...
Keywords: faringdon, uffington, bristol, faringdon, faringdon, faringdon, patriotism, improve, milk, winter, vaughan, barrowbush, faringdon, uffington
AviationThis is a companion volume to Farnborough: 100 Years of British Aviation by Peter Cooper, which was published in the summer of 2006. This book, however, concentrates on the activities of the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Aircraft/Aerospace Establishment at Farnborough. This department was perhaps the ...
Keywords: farnborough, farnborough, cooper, aerospace, farnborough, full-scale, damage, naval, catapult, navy, flightdeck, navy, navy, ship-borne, arrester, flexible, arrester, gear, overshoot, concorde, cooper, navy, catapult, heritage, farnborough, aerodrome, jersey, brow, jersey, brow, accelerator, take-off, gear, tail-down, cordite, accelerator, inertia, accelerator, catapult, rocket, take-off, gear, ratog, landing-on, arrester, gear-shipborne, arrester, wire, catapult, take-off, dcto, manchester, take-off, dcto, auster, brake, drum, arrester, gear, bdag, post-war, farnborough, bedford
RailwaysNo other main line in the south has served a cathedral city, a continental port and collieries simultaneously. Agricultural and commuter traffic adds to the resulting diversity of the illustrations. Full coverage of the long forgotten branch to Faversham Creek is given and detailed maps of every ... From the series Southern Main Lines
Keywords: faversham, dover, faversham, quay, cathedral, agricultural, commuter, faversham, creek, dock, dover, adisham, aylesham, bekesbourne, canterbury, dover, harbour, harbour, marine, ferry, faversham, creek, kearnsey, shepherdswell, snowdown, stonehall, lydden, kent
RailwaysThe book tells the story of the Fell Railways themselves plus the development of their system and the railways which adopted it. The Fell system uses a raised centre rail between the two running rails on steeply-graded railway lines to provide extra traction and braking, or braking alone. The ...
Keywords: barraclough, zealand, brazil, snaefell, pearson
MaritimeThis fantastic new book provides a comprehensive overview of the tremendous variety of ferries that have graced the waters around Britain over the years. Thanks to its geography – a combination of numerous inhabited offshore islands and long river estuaries – the United Kingdom has an extensive ...
Keywords: portfolio, offshore, ferry, craft, ferry, steamer, kerbrech
MaritimeThe history of LB& SCR ferries from earliest days, covering various crossings, but particularly the Newhaven to Dieppe service. From the series Series X
Keywords: ferry, brighton, dieppe, shoreham-dieppe, newhaven-dieppe, portsmouth-ryde, littlehampton-channel, langston, wharf-st, housse, lbscr, sussex
RailwaysThe 13½ mile narrow gauge line was originally built to carry slate and for many years was worked by gravity. We travel aboard one of the famous double Fairlie steam engines – “Merddin Emrys” for a ride that is typically rocky in places. The terrain changes from the wide open “Cob” at Porthmadog, to ... From the series Driver`s Eye Views
Keywords: ffestiniog, conwy, porthmadog, blaenau, ffestiniog, blaenau, ffestiniog, llandudno, fairlie, merddin, rocky, porthmadog, fertile, ffestiniog, snowdonia, blaenau, ffestiniog, lnwr, quarry, ffestiniog, tunnel, tunnel, tunnel, lledr, betws-y-coed, conwy, llandudno, holyhead, traverse, llandudno, semaphore, arfon
Maritime, Road Vehicles15 March 1926 saw the opening of a new six mile car ferry service between Portsmouth and the tiny village of Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight. This book looks at the history of the Fishbourne car ferry and speculates on what may lie ahead. It is intended to be of general interest as well as ...
Keywords: fishbourne, ferry, wight, ferry, portsmouth, village, fishbourne, wight, fishbourne, ferry, faulkner, audit
RailwaysAt the end of the 20th century there were some 2000 locomotives preserved in Britain, some 400 miles of privately operated preserved track, and a National Tramway Museum, the envy of the world. This book reviews how this came about. In Particular it seeks to understand the motivations of those who ...
Keywords: tram, tramway, envy, dunstone, flood
OtherForage Machinery at Work Today's modern high-yielding dairy cow needs high quality bulk feed and in order to achieve that farmers and contractors must be able to clear large acreages of grass very quickly. This video shows some of the latest forage equipment being put through it's paces at the 1999 ...
Keywords: forage, forage, dairy, feed, grass, forage, grassland, farm, bale, forage, taarup, ritchie, vicon, c1aas, deere, manitou, niemeyer, merlo, holland, krone, kvemeland, mchale
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