This is a series of films made by R.K. Snowden documenting some local events in Pickering in 1975 and 1976, with commentary. Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
A film made by Keith Snowden featuring several local events in Pickering during 1977 and 1978. Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
Titles: 'Pike's Cine sound Pictorial', 'Produced by JK Snowden'
The film shows the various displays and events at the Pickering Traction Engine weekend Rally in August 1980. This includes traction engines, vintage tractors, cars, cycles and motorbikes, and other entertainment.
This film documents the Whitby to Pickering railway line in 1965 soon after its closure under the Beeching proposals. The film falls into two halves. The first half gives a historical overview of the railway from its beginnings using illustrations. The second half follows two young members of the Pickering Railway Society as they do a walking tour of the railway line.
This film is part two of a documentary which follows two boys on their journey from Pickering to Whitby on the old railway line.
This film shows the Huwood Hudswell 100hp diesel mines locomotive and modernisation of Moor Green Colliery in Nottinghamshire. The film was produced for Big Six Film Unit.
In 1988, Leeds and Bradford Airport announced a trading profit of £1.3 million; however £16 million is needed in order to run operations to capacity as more night flying is required. These issues are examined in this documentary.
This programme documents the ten year anniversary of the opening of the National Railway Museum in York. The programme includes a look at the exhibits and interviews with various officials about their plans for the future of the museum.
The film shows the various stages in the construction of Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield. There are also scenes of bus and passenger activity and views of the surrounding area.
The film shows part of the opening ceremony for Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield and includes some general views of the bus station and surrounding area.
The film shows street scenes in Sheffield city centre with vehicles and people on the move and views of the area close to the Town Hall. It is believed to have been made for traffic survey purposses after the removal of the statue of Queen Victoria in February 1930.
The film shows traffic congestion at various junctions in Sheffield city centre.
The film shows street scenes in Sheffield and concentrates on congestion at various junctions in the city centre. It includes trams, buses and other vehicles and people in the streets. There are some views which include shops and other buildings.
This film documents a holiday in Llandudno and Blackpool in the summer of 1942 during the Second World War.
This film documents a holiday in Switzerland just after World War II. The film is mainly of countryside, but there are also people in traditional costume with some interesting technical shots.
This film documents a holiday in Bournemouth just after the war including good views of the countryside and coast.
This film shows Susan's school trips to the Lake District, London attractions and Windsor. In the Lakes the children visit many National Trust sights. Susan does not appear in the footage although the sights that she takes in are captured along with a boat ride on the River Thames.
This film shows the Queen Mary ship in 1964. The footage captures the boat at the harbour and setting sail.
In this amateur footage we see the ships Dunera and Bacon in 1977, families and sailors on board the ships and passengers playing on the ship's decks. Children play in the swimming pools on deck and dolphins are seen swimming along side the Bacon ship.
This film shows the journey of the LNER 2005 and the NYNR 29 travelling from Pickering and passing Levisham for The Silver Jubilee in 1975. The train is decorated for the occasion and many members of the public arrive to see the train pass by.
This amateur holiday film shows a family travelling by canal boats from Beeston to Shropshire and passing Marbury. They travel through locks, under bridges and over aqueducts. The family travel through the countryside that surrounds the canals and view many breath taking sunsets.
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.
This is a film made by Goole and District Junior Chambers of Commerce to promote Goole as a port for industry. It features the docks as well as Goole town life.
The film shows traffic and pedestrian movement at two major junctions in Sheffield city centre. It includes motor vehicles and trams and there are images of people during the post-war austerity years.