A film made by local filmmaker Ernest Taylor, of the Huddersfield Cine Club, about a visit to Huddersfield by Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh in July 1949.
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.
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.
This is a film which was taken during a holiday to Torquay in the summer of 1945.
This film shows members of the Freeman family in Bridlington. Gardens and family weddings are documented as well as trips to the hairdresser and model railway exhibits.
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 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 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, part of the Frank Dean Collection, of one of the last journeys along the Pickering to Whitby railway before it closed in March 1965. Members of the Railway Travellers Correspondence Society travel in the brake van for a last look at the line. It is narrated by Frank Dean.
This is a film, part of the Frank Dean Collection, of the last official goods train to run between Malton and Pickering, on July 1st 1966. It shows a collection at New Bridge Quarry, a collection of coal wagons, and many of the abandoned stations on the route. It is narrated by K. Ford, of the BBC.
This film documents the closure of two railway lines out of Whitby in 1965 as a result of the Beeching Axe of the 1960s. Throughout the film, the narrator provides information about the history of the lines. The film shows the last journey ever over the Scarboro’ to Whitby line and the beginnings of the line being dismantled.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film captures King George V and Queen Mary as they leave Wolferton Station on the start of a visit to Harrogate.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this is a family film of a holiday in Port Meirion. It also includes travel along the Festiniog Railway.
Part of the Wainwright Collection, this film documents a family holiday at Mundesley as well as in North Wales where the family travels up the Snowdon Mountain Railway.
This is a family film of a holiday in Port Meirion and on the Festiniog Railway, from the Martin Wainwright Collection.
This is a comical film by Eric Hall of his local cine club outing to the Lake District, taking various forms of transport.
This is a film made by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Trust to advertise the service between Grosmont and Pickering. It takes the form of a sped-up journey between the two stations that only takes two minutes.
Made by Robert Freeman, this is a film of a family trip to Wales and includes footage of steam trains and Swallow Falls.
Made by Robert Freeman, this is a short film of a trip to York.
Part of the Freeman Collection, this film documents a family day out and includes footage of steam trains and different amusement rides at Peasholm Park.
This film shows a model railway in a garden. The cargo and passenger trains travel along a variety of lines and pull into a number of different stations. Model buildings, signalling stations and tunnels have been constructed to add to the realistic quality of the model construction. Along with model passengers at the station whom board the frequenting trains.
Part of the Freeman collection, this film short film documents a family trip to Stratford and Canterbury.
This is a film of steam and electric engines in Sheffield and Rotherham. The film includes the arrival of the old steam engine, the 'Stepney,' at Bluebell Railway Sheffield Park Station.
This is a film of a Sheffield family and includes film of a Sheffield Wednesday match as well as a train trip to Whitby.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this is a short film about the South Devonshire steam railway line.