RailwaysOfficial railway publications tended to use the term ‘Wells Branch' to refer to the GWR route between Yatton and Witham. In fact, the line originated as two entirely separate branches, both terminating at Wells and ultimately joined by a short length of Somerset & Dorset Railway metals. At one ...
Keywords: somerset, cheddar, strawberry, yatton, witham, dorset, glastonbury, nightmare, axbridge, shepton, mallet, bristol, stone, sandford, dulcote, foster, yeoman, merehead, nickname, exeter, contribute
RailwaysAmongst Eastbourne's lesser known railways illustrated are those to the gas works and the Crumbles. The miniature electric tramway is also included. The story of the development of the coast line is fully portrayed and its effect on the growth of the district is shown by means of numerous maps. From the series South Coast Railways
Keywords: eastbourne, eastbourne, tramway, bexhill, collington, cooden, eastbourne, eastbourne, tramway, glyne, hampden, pevensey, westham, pevensey, warrior, marina, stone, sussex
BusesThis edition comprises an outline of the family business with illustrations covering most of the vehicles owned and a full fleet list. The origins of this famous Lancashire coach operator go back to horse drawn days at the end of the 19th century. The first motor vehicle was bought in 1915 and ...
Keywords: ellen, lancashire, horse, ogden, charabancs, post-war, rossendale, ellen
RailwaysOnce part of the Great Eastem Railway, this important line has been the sub-ject of many changes of rolling stock. These are illustrated herein, along with the diverse types of traffic. There are special features on the Kings Lynn Harbour branch and the W isington Light Railway. From the series Eastern Main Lines
Keywords: lynn, stoke, ferry, eastem, sub-ject, lynn, harbour, isington, adderson, kenworthy, denver, stoke, ferry, denver, harbour, lynn, harbour, harbour, lynn, norfolk
RailwaysEngines of War tells the dramatic story of how the birth of the railways shaped how wars were fought and won, facilitating conflict on a previously unimaginable scale. Before the nineteenth century, armies had to rely on slow and unreliable methods of transportation to move soldiers and equipment ...
Keywords: fought, conflict, conflict, christian, wolmar, warfare, crimean, boer, korean, weaponry, fought, christian, wolmar, generator, peacetime, weapon, conflict, boer, ambush, winston, churchill, missile, sabotage, christian, wolmar, christian, wolmar, weapon, blood
AviationWith an unmistakable design and classic natural metal finish the English Electric Lightning is a powerful example of the enormous capabilities of post-war British aeronautical design. First developed in response to a requirement in 1947, English Electric's design was so radical that it was ...
Keywords: interceptor, post-war, farnborough, all-british, all-british, single-seat, fighter, exceed, mach, mclelland, lineage, twilight
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