Shot between 1927 and 1938, this film shows the sea side leisure and social activities that were available in the Scarborough region at that time. Included in the film are shots of the South Bay Pool, the Cliff Railway, the Italian Gardens, and a motor cycle race.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a film which shows a day out at Shibden Park in Calderdale. It includes the boating lake, playground and miniature railway.
This is a film made by Rowntree’s employee Ken Clough. The film is of a passenger train arriving and departing from the railway station at the Rowntree Mackintosh factory in York, along with some old photographs of the station. It was made shortly before its closure in 1988.
This film documents some of the activities of the Association of Mining, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in Scarborough, June 1953. The film includes footage of the Scarborough coast, dinner at the Grand Hotel, and a fashion show.
Prolific Yorkshire filmmaker G.W. Gillott documents a trip to Pembrokeshires; encountering places of cultural significance such as Shrewsbury, Camarthen Bay and Caldey Island.
This film features the locomotive LMS 5596 in action in Grindleford when it was being serviced there in June 1972.
This is a compilation of films of diesel and steam locomotives in Sheffield and elsewhere, and also of Crich Tramway Museum.
This is a comprehensive film on the history of Sheffield trams and the gradual closing of the tram system in the late 1950s up to 1960. It shows in detail all the major routes in Sheffield, describing their history and when they closed. It also shows what happened to the trams after closure. It was made and narrated by a former tram driver.
This is a film of the two Wilkinson boys, David and John, going fishing near where they lived in Beighton, Sheffield. The film also features the area around where they used to live. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
Part of the Wilkinson collection, this film features the Wilkinson family visiting the Flying Scotsman at Barrow Hill. Mrs Wilkinson provides a commentary.
This film documents an emergency service training scenario enacted by the West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police, involving their handling of an aftermath of a highly realistic rail crash in Dewsbury.
This film is part of the Gordon Riley collection and is about the last few remaining great stream trains that have been restored and put to use by The Bahamas Locomotive Society. This film talks about the trains, the Nunlow, Jacob but especially Bahamas.
This film is from the Gordon Riley collection and captures the preparations and activities held for the Ilkley Station Centenary celebrations.
This film is part of the Gordon Riley collection and captures the dreadful condition of the former Otley train station in West Yorkshire.
This film is part of the Gordon Riley collection and is about the Crich Trmaway Museum in the Derwent Valley in Derbyshire. There is footage of the various vehicles that they run and shots of the surrounding land.
This film is part of the Gordon Riley collection and contains footage of a train trip taken along the Ffestiniopg Railway in Wales.
This is a film made by Rowntree’s employee Ken Clough about the workings of the railway at the Rowntree Mackintosh factory in York. It focuses on the use of the railway to transport raw materials and finished products. The film shows the shunting of wagons around the factory yard and the last train to ever leave on 13th March, 1987, marking the cessation of freight traffic from the factory.
This film is from the Gordon Riley collection and consists of many sequences of footage of steam trains and electric trains arriving and departing from a variety of stations including the Low Moors, to West Coast, to Cumbria and Darlington.
This film is part of the Gordon Riley collection and contains many sequences of footage of steam trains driving through the countryside, watched by many enthusiasts.
This film is part of the Gordon Riley collection and contains footage of steam trains making their way in and out of train stations.
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 shows the Guiseley station train tracks being removed and replaced with new gravel, sleepers and tracks.
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 film shows 'The Flying Scotsman' passing through York, and also the 'Green Arrow' and other steam locomotives on the Keighley and Worth Valley Light Railway.
This is a film of several places and events in Yorkshire in 1976, including Fountains Abbey, Doncaster Horse Pageant, Ingleton, a tulip parade in Keighley and the Sheffield Lord Mayor's Parade. There is also film of the Queen's Silver Jubilee Parade in London in 1977.