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 film documents the Opening of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by the Duchess of Kent on May 1st, 1973. It includes the town's preparation for the arrival of the Duchess as well as a journey along the newly opened rail line.
This is a film made by Debenhams and Co. of York of the celebrations to commemorate the centenary of booking the first rail passenger in 1825 by the Stockton and Darlington Railway Company. The event includes a parade of locomotives and an exhibition, attended by the Duke and Duchess of York.
This film outlines York's history and its monuments. It includes scenes of York railway station as well as images of York taken from around the city walls.
Made by John Cave, this film features a variety of famous sites and recreational activities Scarborough has to offer.
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 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 film traces the development of the North York Moors Railway Society from 1967 to 1972. Each short section is preceded by an intertitle.
This film contains a number of shorter films focusing on the re-opening of the North York Moors Railway and events relating to the NYMR.
This film features developments and events on the North York Moors Railway between 1976 and 1979 with short sections preceded by intertitles.
A film made by Keith Snowden featuring several local events in Pickering during 1977 and 1978. Each film is preceded by an intertitle.
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 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 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 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.
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 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.
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 is a film by an amateur filmmaker from Selby featuring his family, and especially his son Graham. The family visit an agricultural show, on 10 May, 1973, and the steam railway at Grossmont.
This is a film of the Cass Family, in Selby, including the family at home and on holiday in Scarborough, various motoring events, and the launching of ships from Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders.
Part of the Fastline Collection this film shows railway sleepers being unloaded at Hartlepool docks and taken to West Hartlepool Creosote Depot where they pass through a creosote machine.