A short film made to promote Ripon, a Cathedral city on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, as a tourist destination.
This is an excellent documentary on the North York Moors Railway with full and informed voice over, "bringing you news and events from the line side." Newsreel number 5. The film was made by local filmmaker Ken Clough.
This is a film of the Leeds Cine Club 1980 summer outing to the North York Moors and Whitby.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wensleydale, the largest Dale in Yorkshire.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. It includes footage of a wedding party outside a Methodist church as well as scenes of York.
This excellent film chronicles Fylingdales on the East Coast of Yorkshire, especially Robin Hoods Bay and Ravenscar. It shows the coast and country as well as local life and leisure.
This film is a railway film of the Settle - Carlisle Railway featuring the vast countryside and space surrounding the railway line as well as the different stops and towns along the way such as the Steamtown Railway Museum. Many stations and towns along the line appear in this film including Dewsbury, Saltaire, Keighley, and Skipton as well as other ones not clearly signed.
This is an excellent film by former railway engineer, Frank Dean of the North York Moors Railway, just before its closure under the Beeching cuts. Filmed over a period of months and from many different vantage points, the film provides a wonderful evocation of the journey from Pickering to Whitby by steam locomotive, complete with all the sounds.
Made by Robert Freeman, this is a short film of a trip to York.
This is a film of a Sheffield family and includes film of a Sheffield Wednesday match as well as a train trip to Whitby.
This film is part of the Gordon Riley collection and contains lots of footage of steam trains making their way along the tracks in the Worth Valley area as part of the celebrations for the Worth Valley Railway Re-Opening in 1968.
This film is from the Gordon Riley collection and followed the `Bournemouth Belle steam train as it travels through Yorkshire. The film opens with crowds of people waiting at a train station to see a steam train making its way along the route.
This is an award winning film made by members of Halifax Cine Club around the time of the impending Beeching Report of 1963, which the filmmakers clearly had in mind. It shows members of the club traversing the whole 72 miles of the line by train and by foot, stopping off to highlight many of the viaducts, tunnels and features on the line, including the temporary shanty town for those who built it. The commentary not only provides a history of, and architectural guide to, the places along the line they visit, but also notes the importance of the line for those places it serves.
This film by filmmaker and railway enthusiast Chris Lawson shows more of mid Sixties surviving steam engines at enthusiasts gatherings and in working situations, some based in the North East and some further afield.