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Vol. 1: Clyde Steamer Memories Part 1 1872 - 1948 (55-mins)

Vol. 1: Clyde Steamer Memories Part 1 1872 - 1948 (55-mins)


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This volume includes rare scenes of Helensburgh from the pier in 1877 PS Hero and Windsor Castle. 1878 and Glasgow Fair Holidays with rare scenes of Ben More, Carrick Castle and Marquis of Lorne, 1885 Campbell’s Ben More, Eagle and Iona. By 1910 major resorts had been established, including Dunoon, Rothesay on beautiful Island of Bute and Millport on the Island of Cumbrae. Wonderful footage of Glasgow and South Western’s Paddle Steamer Juno tied up along the pier at Rothesay with holiday crowds thronging the pier and prom.All aboard in 1925 for a sail doon the watter from Bridge Wharf Glasgow. A proud King Edward fully loaded glides downriver complete with a band on board, the sleek Queen Empress, Glen Sannox and Kylemore built in 1897. The Duchess of Argyll arriving in Rothesay Bay amidst the holiday crowds. The T.S. Glen Sannox and P.S. Juno. As the P.S. Caledonia leaves Dunoon we view Burns Highland Mary on Castle Hill. Mercury sister ship to the Caledonia, The Duchess of Fife being berthed in Rothesay Bay and the Duchess of Hamilton arriving at Rothesay and departing for Dunoon 1936. The Queen Empress and unique shots of the P.S. Iona. Helensburgh 1936 with unique scenes of the Lucy Ashton departing for Gourock and the P.S. Waverley in new colours. By 1946 Glasgow Central Station sees the start of the summer season as passengers board the trains for the coast. The Talisman, Jeanie Deans and Lucy Ashton, the brand new Waverley, LMS TS King Edward, Caledonia, Marchioness of Lorne, P.S. Jupiter, Loch Fyne, St Columba, Lochnevis, T.S. King George V all back or still in service after the war. 1948 nationalisation sees a regrouping of the Clyde fleet as we sail down river aboard the new Waverley amidst strangely quiet clyde shipyards. The new Waverley as she departs from Gourock arriving at Dunoon passing the Duchess of Montrose sailing for Strone point and Loch Long, passing the Jeanie Deans berthed at Arrochar. Whether you are an enthusiast in maritime history, shipping or history or simply wish to experience or recall this memorable and nostalgic period in our rich history and culture then you will find something here to enjoy. Narrated by Ian Anderson BBC Scotland Running time 55mins



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Vol. 2: Clyde Steamer Memories Part 2 1949 to 1989 (55-mins)

Vol. 2: Clyde Steamer Memories Part 2 1949 to 1989 (55-mins)


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Continuing the recognition and celebration of the best of “Clydebuilt” engineering and innovation “Clyde Steamer Memories Part 2” provides a rare and beautiful account of the graceful and elegant Clyde steamer fleet remembered by so many with such great affection by all who sailed “Doon the Watter” aboard their favourite steamer. This period from 1949 to 1989 brought many changes in both the design and the number of vessels around the Firth of Clyde. Driven by forces of changing travel patterns, costs and technology sadly we see many of the cherished old favourite steamers withdrawn to be replaced in most cases by car and passenger ferry vessels from of David and Caledonian MacBrayne and others. This final era for many of these great ladies of the Clyde Steamers marked a turning point where travel needs now included the car and other vehicles and not only passengers. Relive and recall the glorious days of Clyde cruising aboard these unique and in many cases pioneering great Clyde steamers and ships. For example we climb aboard for a cruise to Rothesay, Millport, Dunoon or down The Kyles of Bute aboard one of the many beautiful paddle or turbine steamers including the PS Duchess of Fife, TS Duchess of Montrose, TS Duchess of Hamilton, TS Queen Mary II, PS Caledonia, PS Jupiter, PS Talisman, TS St Columba, MV Lochfyne, MV Glen Sannox and the graceful favourite PS Jeanie Deans or perhaps one of the four “Maids” (Skelmorlie, Argyll, Ashton, Cumbrae) to name but a few great Clyde icons. Recall nostalgic scenes of the 1950s as we join the TS Duchess of Hamilton at Wemyss Bay for a sail to Rothesay Isle of Bute. Aboard the Duchess of Hamilton we sweep into Rothesay Bay to a crowded scene of the pier thronging with passengers as we berth alongside P.S. Waverley. As we disembark the PS Caledonia arrives next with the P.S. Jupiter shortly behind adding to the scene and crowds on the pier. Next to arrive is the elegant T.S. Queen Mary II followed by The Maid of Skelmorlie on one of her Café cruises. Last but not least the P.S. Jeanie Deans sweeps into the bay, one of the Clyde’s iconic steamers bringing yet more passengers to Bute. Take this opportunity to join one of these iconic steamers for what sadly was also in many cases their final cruise or season before being withdrawn . For example we sail aboard the TS Duchess of Montrose in 1964 for a cruise around Plada on Ailsa Craig before she was withdrawn that year, a final trip on PS Talisman from Wemyss Bay to Millport in 1966 or sail aboard the P.S. Caledonia in 1969 departing from Craigendoran on what would be her final sail to Millport. In parallel with the withdrawal of these nostalgic steamers we follow the introduction and growth of the fleet of modern ferry vessels whose early pioneers included MV Rose or Keppel, MV Jupiter, MV. Juno, MV Saturn, MV Isle of Arran, MV Linnie and Striven as well as some welcome visitors to the Clyde in the form of the MV Balmoral and MV Queen of Scots. Whether you are an enthusiast or simply want to recall fond memories of these beautiful ships, Clyde places and golden days then you are sure to find something to do so here.

Narrated by Ian Anderson BBC

Running Time 60mins



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Vol. 3: Clyde Steamer Memories Part 3 1950-1968 (60-mins)

Vol. 3: Clyde Steamer Memories Part 3 1950-1968 (60-mins)


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Its 1953 Glasgow Fair fortnight and a bright summers morning as we cast off and pull away from Glasgow’s Bridge Wharf aboard the graceful steamer T.S. Duchess of Hamilton with her decks packed with excited fellow passengers and holidaymakers. Slowly we pull away carving an arc of white foam as we gradually make our way out into the main river and a shrill blast of her horn. I can feel the steady familiar powerful reverberations of her powerful engines from the deck beneath as we pick up speed. Heading downriver we pass the Yoker Ferry and the numerous bustling great shipyards of the Clyde, their massive cranes and giant steel hull structures slowly emerging from each dock. Passing the Erskine Ferry the River Clyde now broadening and the familiar sight of Dumbarton Castle comes into view. With the wind in my face and a familiar taste and smell a mixture of salt and soot we gradually enter open water heading for our first stop Gourock. The pier is crowded with passengers, luggage porters and freight eagerly awaiting our arrival. With our compliment of fresh faces, luggage and cargo aboard we pull away from the pier and out into the bay our next destination Dunoon. Once more in open water we are at soon at speed with an escort of screaming gulls overhead. Passing the familiar landmarks of Toward point and lighthouse we approach Dunoon, it’s picturesque Victorian pier and red roofed buildings coming into view with Burn’s Highland Mary keeping an ever watchful lookout over the scene below. Exchanging passengers, luggage and freight casting off we are soon once more churning water as we steam out of Dunoon heading for Rothesay my most cherished holiday destination for the next two weeks. Passing Craigmore we soon steam gracefully into “Sweet Rothesay Bay” passing several steamers on our approach to the pier. As we stream ashore we are welcomed to Bute as we pass beneath Rothesay’s “Floral Arch” as we head for our B&B. The next morning we are once more at the pier queuing to board that old favourite the TS Duchess of Montrose for a memorable day cruise to Inverary. As we gracefully sweep out of Rothesay Bay we are soon cruising amidst some of the most breath-taking scenery anywhere as we sail up through The Kyles of Bute accompanied by sound of the band on board. After a brief stop at Tighnabruich we are soon passing Kames and rounding Ardlamont Point and enter the beautiful scenery of Loch Fyne and our final destination of Inverary the seat of Clan Campbell, Duke of of Argyll. Having taken in the sights, shops and lunch all too soon it’s time to leave and return to the steamer. As we sweep back into Rothesay Bay at the end of a wonderful cruise and memorable day it’s a busy scene as we berth beside a familiar steamer the PS Jupiter with her large contingent of passengers disembarking. As we clamber ashore the truly elegant TS Queen Mary II sweeps into the bay on her final call of the day with yet more passengers eagerly awaiting the start of their holiday. Not to be outdone we are treated to the majestic and popular appearance of David MacBrayne’s magnificent TS Columba cruising slowly into Rothesay Bay as we make our way along the esplanade at the end of another memorable day. This is but one of many nostalgic cruises, steamers and destinations preserved on this unique archive. Cruise and recall many of the other beautiful steamers and trips including those aboard the PS Jeanie Deans, The Talisman, PS Caledonia, TS Queen Mary, The Gay Queen, The Keppel, M.V. Glen Sannox as we call at Arran, Dunoon, Kirn, Sandbank, Fairlie, Craigendorran to name but a few. Whether you are passionate about these beautiful clyde steamers or want to rekindle and rediscover the golden memories of places and trips of days gone by you will be utterly captivated by the nostalgic scenes and memories in this unique production.

Narrated by Iain Anderson BBC Scotland

Running time 60 mins



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Vol. 4: Paddle Steamers of Loch Lomond 1816 - 1981 (58-mins)

Vol. 4: Paddle Steamers of Loch Lomond 1816 - 1981  (58-mins)


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A 150 year detailed history of the beautiful and graceful Paddle Steamers steamers of Loch Lomond with extremely rare archive material. 1953 sees a new Paddle Steamer in Loch Lomond’s long distinguished steamer history and procession with the launch The PS Maid of The Loch, built at the Pointhouse Yard of A&J Inglis. Majestic this sleek and beautiful paddle steamer was the largest steamer to sail on this famous beautiful Loch and sadly also was the last paddle steamer ever built in Great Britain. Less well known perhaps is the long history of beautiful ships that graced Loch Lomond starting in 1816 just five years after Bells Comet when David Napier launched the wooden hulled Loch Lomond paddle steamer Marion , which was then joined by rival The Lady of the Lake in 1825. The next 150 years witnessed a steady introduction of graceful and beautiful steamers that in general steadily grew both in number and in size. This extremely unique DVD production follows the evolution of these elegant steamers that sailed Loch Lomond during this period. We relive and share accounts of vessels with enchanting names of the past including The Queen of Scots 1838, The PS Loch Lomond and Waterwitch 1845, the PS Marchioness of Breadalbane 1846. The advent of the Steam Railway link between Bowling and Balloch in 1850 sees increased popularity and passengers and the introduction of new steamers the PS Prince Albert , PS Queen Victoria. The earliest photograph of a Loch Lomond paddle steamer is that of The PS Prince of Wales seen icebound at Balloch Pier. The latter part of the 18th century sees numerous new names to the Loch, the Prince Consort, Prince Tarbet, PS Queen and the PS Empress, the new PS Prince George and sister ship the PS Princess May. 1911 brings the new and biggest paddle steamer to date, the new PS Prince Edward which was delayed after becoming “stuck” on her way upstream via the River Leven. We take a sail in the late 1920’s and 1930’s aboard the PS Prince Edward calling at Balmaha, Luss, Tarbet and Inversnaid where we take a horse brake across the hill to Loch Katrine to join the The Sir Walter Scott for a sail down Loch Katrine. We sail aboard the PS Princess May steaming down the loch with a steam train in the background heading down the West Highland line and steaming into view comes the PS Prince George at a steady 12 knots. Having arrived by steam into Balloch station we witness rare colour scenes in the 1940’s of a sail once again on the Loch this time aboard the Princes May with Captain MacFarlane in the bridge. 1953 sees the launch of the Loch last paddle steamer the PS Maid of the Loch and we follow her sailing cruises around the loch during her service lifetime during the 1950’s and 1960;s until 1981 when sadly we sail on her for the last time calling at the usual beautiful stops of Balmaha, Luss, Inversnaid and others before we return to Balloch pier for the last foreseeable time. This is genuinely a wonderful and rare account of the numerous graceful and sleek steamers that once sailed this world famous water each with their dramatic, theatrical names like Waterwitch, The Lady of the Lake and Princess May, or PS Queen. Local folklore has it that on still foggy loch evenings many sightings and tales of the sound of these ghosts of the past can be seen or heard off Balmaha or Rowerdennan.

Narrated by Ian Anderson BBC

Running Time 55mins



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Vol. 5: The Golden Jubilee of the P.S. Waverley 1947-1997 (82-mins)

Vol. 5: The Golden Jubilee of the P.S. Waverley 1947-1997 (82-mins)


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Henry Bell and his famous ship the Comet the first ship to successfully harness steam power for navigation ushered in the age of steam navigation not only to the River Clyde but across the world. However nowhere was the pace of change and so fast as along the banks of the River Clyde. The Clyde steamer fleet combined with steam railway connections brought remote islands, lochs and hamlets around the River Clyde within reach of the tourists and became a vital lifeline for local people. An absolutely unique and comprehensive fascinating visual history of the first 50 years of this world famous clyde pleasure paddle steamer. The P.S. Waverley II, named after Sir Walter Scott’s first novel is the last sea going passenger steamer in the world. Starting with the laying of the keel in 1945 at A&J Inglis Shipyard we follow her construction and fitting out before joining her on her maiden sail in July 1947 to Arrochar in her original LNER colours. Following her as she gracefully sweeps away from the Isle of Arran in July 1947. Enjoy and reminisce amongst the beautiful rare colour scenes as she steams gracefully in and around the islands and ports of the river clyde where we call at Dunoon, Craigendorran, Helensburgh, Arran, Millport and Rothesay and many more during the 1950s and 1960s. We follow her history over the next fifty years as she changes owners, colours and routes several times before finally being acquired by the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society from her previous owners CalMac. We hear from her Captain David Neil and his crew as she makes her first sail south in the 1970’s for Newhaven, the River Thames and Tower Bridge, Southend. In May 1980 she sails with flags at half-mast for Dunkirk to mark the 40th anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation and for a commemorative service over the very spot where the original Waverley I was sunk accompanied by Captain Cameron the original Captain of Waverley I. Following a boiler replacement in March 1981 we follow the great lady as she continues to draw crowds on her sails around the Clyde and further afield including the Isle of Wight, Southsea, Portsmouth and Bournemouth. Using rare archive film this is truly a unique insight into the history and life to date of this beautiful iconic paddle steamer that has captured the hearts and affections of so many during her distinguished lifetime and service. It should be acknowledged that she remains in service today largely as a result of the efforts and tremendous work by the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society and its members, donors and volunteers.

Narrated by Ian Anderson BBC Scotland

Running time: 82mins



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Vol. 6: Great Clydebuilt Ships of The Clyde 1859-1959 (

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Glasgow made the Clyde or the Clyde made Glasgow? Whichever came first, the River Clyde, Clydeside and the term “Clydebuilt” became synonymous globally for the design excellence, engineering, quality and craftsmanship required to build magnificent world famous clippers, liners, merchant, steamers and navy ships that sailed the world. Rare footage of the birth of many famous ships and shipping lines including Cunard, White Star with famous liners such as The Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth II. A truly fascinating visual history illustrating the vast variety of ships that were designed and launched from the great shipyards such as The Fairlfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd, John Brown and Company, Harland and Wolf Ltd, William Denny Brothers and many more famous shipyards. We take a journey back in time to experience Clydeside’s growth and success starting with Clippers, Paddle Steamers, Liners, Ferries, Tugs, Hoppers, Dredgers, Freighters, Tankers, Battleships, Carriers, Destroyers and Yachts all built on the Clyde during the period from around 1859 to 1959. Narrated by Ron Marshall



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Vol. 7: Clyde Puffer Memories

Vol. 7: Clyde Puffer Memories


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Of all the vessels that have worked in British coastal waters no type was better loved than the Clyde Puffer steam coasters which could carry 100 tons of cargo. Millions laughed at the antics of skipper Para Handy and the indomitable crew of the Vital Spark as portrayed on BBC television.


For more than a century the sturdy little vessels, miniature bulk carriers of coal, sand, granite chips, grain and like cargoes, were familiar craft on Clyde, West Highland and other Scottish coastal waters. They entered nooks and crannies where no other vessels would, or dared not go. They went to remote places amongst the lochs and islands where the visit of the puffer provided the sole link with the outside world. Lack of pier was no obstacle to the puffer. Her crew would beach her, unload the cargo on the sand and sail way on the next tide!


A beautiful and fascinating account of these little craft and their communities.



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Written by: Colin M.Liddell
First published on DVD: 2013
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Running Time: 30-mins (0hr 30min)

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Vol. 8: West Highland Steamer Memories (88-mins)

Vol. 8: West Highland Steamer Memories (88-mins)


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Henry Bell and his famous ship the Comet the first ship to successfully harness steam power for navigation ushered in the age of steam navigation not only to the River Clyde but across the world. However nowhere was the pace of change and so fast as along the banks of the River Clyde. The Clyde steamer fleet combined with steam railway connections brought remote islands, lochs and hamlets around the River Clyde and the West Coast of Scotland within reach of the tourists and became a vital lifeline for local people. Produced from rare archive library of film and materials West Highland Steamer Memories provides a fascinating comprehensive review of the red and black funnelled ships of the David MacBrayne Steamer fleet which covered the Western Isles and the River Clyde. Includes fabulous unique shots of the famous paddle steamer "Columba" and the many other early ships of the fleet. By the year 1850 Messrs. G 7&J Burns owned and managed a massive shipping empire that encompassed the Glasgow - Belfast and Liverpool routes. They were the power behind the great Cunard company and another - the more lucrative West Highland Services. On the 13th February 1851 they handed over their West Highland Services to David Hutcheson and his brother Alexander. David Hutcheson retired in 1876 followed by his brother in 1878 leaving David MacBrayne the sole owner of a famous fleet. “MacBrayne” a name which was to become synonymous with the Scottish Highlands and Islands for almost a 100 years.

Narrated by Ian Anderson BBC

Running time 88-mins



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2. Vol. 1: Clyde Steamer Memories Part 1 1872 - 1948 (55-mins) (Ref: AF101D)


Vol.10: Locomotives of the early Scottish Railways 1870 - 1970

Vol.10: Locomotives of the early Scottish Railways 1870 - 1970


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A fascinating insight and account of the evolution of steam locomotives, their designers and the early the Scottish railway companies that formed Scotland’s early steam railway transport industry starting from 1870.


Here we provide a unique combination of archive film footage of these great locomotives together with are photographs of these early locomotives and famous Scottish stations including Glasgow Buchanan Street, Glasgow St Enochs Station, Edinburgh Waverley Station, Inverness Station and Aviemore.


The North British Railway Company 1844 Examples of some of the Steam Locomotives that are included are a 355 240 designed by S W Johnson and built at Cowlairs in 1865. A 240 designed by Thomas Wheatley, a 440 number 224 Wheatley this was the locomotive involved in the Tay Bridge disaster of 1879, a shot of the 224 recovered from the River Tay and later rebuilt. A 222 of the North British Railways’ first express locomotives 222 no 475 Berwick designed by Dugald Drummond. A 060 No 473 a famous Drumond design built by Neilson & Company Glasgow in 1876. Footage of a Drumond 060 at Balloch Pier Loch Lomond as passengers rush to sail on the P.S. Princess May for a cruise on Loch Lomond


The Caledonian Railway Company 1845 A Connor 222 Express with 8 feet driving wheels built 1859, a 240 express locomotive designed by Benjamin Conner 1867 A 440 No 126 Passenger locomotive built at St Rowlocks in 1877. A 44 Express Locomotive designed by George Brittain in 1882. Rare footage of Caledonian Railways Central Station Glasgow and Wemyss Bay Stations.


The Glasgow and South Western Railway Company 1850 240 No.104 Express Locomotive James Stirling in 1870. 440 No. 11 express locomotive 1897 built by Dubs and Company Glasgow. Includes some very rare footage showing Glasgow and South Western’s St Enoch’s Station. A 260 No 403, a 460 No 120 Express Locomotive. A 440 No. 359 designed especially for Clyde coastal routes. Glasgow Stranraer Express with a Baltic 464 Superhet Tank No 514. Footage at St Enoch Station Glasgow. A 440 No. 394 Lord Glenarthur.


The Great North of Scotland Railway Company 1845 Features many locomotives including a Cowan 440 No.1, 240 No.7 Cowan design, a 440 No. 58. Features the Great North of Scotland workshops at Inverurie opened 1893. A 044 No. 91 Tank Locomotive built 1893 by Neilson and Company Glasgow. A 440 No 110 design by Manson, built by Dubs and Company Glasgow. A Pickersgill 440 one of most popular locomotives of the Great North of Scotland Railway. Find some fabulous rare footage of a “survivor” of the Great North of Scotland Railway.


The Highland Railway Company 1865 The Highland Railway Company’s fine Scottish locomotives including a 222 No 32 rebuilt by William Stroudley. A 441 No 31 Auchentyre passenger locomotive, a 240 No. 35 Isla Bank passenger locomotive Allan type built by Sharpe Stewart and Company Glasgow, the Locomotive shed at Aviemore built 1898. A 060 No.57 Stroudley Tank locomotive Lochgorn prototype of the terriers. Elgin Aberdeen express at Aberdeen station. A 460 No.35 Glen Urquhart Caste passing Drumochtar Pass. The 460 famous Jones Goods Locomotive the first 460 to run on a British Railway. Rare footage of a surviving Highland Railway locomotive a Jones Goods Locomotive seen in action before going into preservation in the Glasgow Museum of Transport.



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Vol.11: Memories of Steam on the West Highland Line (18-mins)

Vol.11: Memories of Steam on the West Highland Line (18-mins)


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A fascinating British steam locomotive railway history.


The West Highland Rail Line was opened to the public on the 7th August, 1894 followed by an official ceremony at Fort William on the 11th August 1894.


Here we use rare black and white archive railway video footage which was shot in the late 1950's just before the withdrawal of steam trains by British Railways.



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Vol.12: Memories of Steam in Scotland 1850 to 1970

Vol.12: Memories of Steam in Scotland 1850 to 1970


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A truly fascinating and historic account on of the last days of the magnificent steam trains featuring three famous Glasgow railway stations, Buchanan Street, St.Enoch and Central Station.


Additional shots around Central Scotland culminate in a trip by steam from Glasgow to Oban and Mallaig on the West Highland line by two famous locomotives which are now preserved in the Glasgow Riverside Museum of Transport.


Researched, written and produced by Colin M. Liddell using rare railway archive footage these unique railway titles capture some the rail history and nostalgia of British and Scottish railways and British rail steam locomotives during the previous century. Take a nostalgic railroad journey from Glasgow to Fort William or Glasgow to Oban for example aboard one of the great steam train locomotives follow the West Highland line with all of the stops along this beautiful scenic route recounting the great British steam trains and 150 years of the history of Scotland's and British steam trains, locomotives and early railway companies.


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Whether you are a steam railway history enthusiast, a railway modeller or simply want to relive and revisit the golden days of British steam locomotives and railways you will find something here. A great Scottish gift whether for yourself or for a loved one.



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Narrated by: Ian Anderson
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Running Time: 50-mins (0hr 50min)

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Vol.16: Glasgow History - Scenes of Old Springburn

Vol.16: Glasgow History - Scenes of Old Springburn


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At the beginning of the 19th century Springburn was a mere wooded hamlet with a few scattered cottages and the odd mansion house of the rich Glasgow merchants.


By the middle of the century this area had become the hub of the Caledonian and North British Railway Companies and the factories of two great private builders of steam locomotives for the railways of the world. Around these workshops had grown up a whole community with every man, woman and child dependent directly or indirectly upon the production of steam locomotives.


This volume provides an insight into life in Springburn in its industrial heyday, Springburn - Railway Metropolis of the world.



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