Archive of British Steam

Over the past few days I have been rewatching this nostalgic Triple DVD Boxed-set, which features archive footage as well as modern films of some of the best known Steam Locomotives

The Very best of British Steam of Yesteryear

This is a collection of films Recorded by steam enthusiasts during the 1950’s and 60’s, who set out to record the sights and sounds of steam at work on the railways back at that time. It features some interesting lines, including The Waverly cross-border Route to Scotland, The North East, featuring coal trains around the Sunderland Area, The East Coast Mainline featuring Kings Cross & Knebworth. Worcester to Paddington which looking at the work involved in an Express Passenger Train bound for London. The South East which features atmospheric action at Red Hill, The Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway and the North West which features mainline journeys through the beautiful Westmorland Countryside as well as Banking over Shap.

British Steam in the 1950’s and 1960’s

This DVD features more films Recorded by steam enthusiasts during the 1950’s and 60’s, and includes Kings & Castles on the Main Line, Stanier Pacifics on the West Coast Main Line, LNER Passenger & Frieght engines on the East Coast Main Line Bulleid Pacifics working on the Southern Region and Britannias at Liverpool Street Station, plus many more.

The Very best of British Steam today

This DVD looks at the efforts of many Dedicated enthusiasts to set up Heritage Lines all over Britain and save these magnificent machines from scrapping, in order to allow future generations to enjoy the nostalgic sights smells and sounds of a working Steam Line. Had it not been for these people, these would have been lost many years ago. The DVD features some of the Best known Heritage lines, Including “The Bluebell Railway” which runs nine miles through some very attractive scenery. The North York Moors Railway from Grosmont to Pickering which also features beautiful scenery. The West Somerset Railway which provides a useful service to and from Minehead, and is home to the Awesome SDJR 88 (53808), and the East Lancashire Railway which travels through The Pennines from Bury to Ravenstall.

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