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 is a film of the Bicentenary Celebrations of the Leeds to Liverpool Canal at Skipton, and some steam locomotives of the Worth Valley Railway. It is part of the Laurie Wright Collection.
This is a film made and narrated by a member of the Dortmund Schmalfilm Klub, Mannfred, marking the 10th anniversary of the twin partnership between Dortmund and Leeds. The film includes a five day visit to Leeds by 650 citizens from Dortmund.
The film is a document of events in Stillington and surrounding area taken by G F (Freddy) Baker who owned an electrical shop in Easingwold. It includes repairs to the methodist chapel, celebrations for the coronation of George VI and scouts camps. Many of those seen in the film are identified.
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 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.
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.
This is a film made by Ken Clough as a member of the York section of the supporters of the North York Moors Railway. The film is one of many annual summaries featuring events relating to the NYMR. It includes the special train to commemorate the first horse drawn train on the line, the cavalcade to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Stockton and Darlington line, and the opening of the National Railway Museum.
This is a film made by supporters of the North York Moors Railway as an annual summary of events relating to the NYMR. It includes the ceremony for a new clock for Pickering Station, attended by Leon Brittan MP and Lady Normanby.