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.
'Warship Week' was a week of fundraising efforts in Settle, North Yorkshire, held in order to raise £120,000 to put towards the building of military ships. This film documents some of the week's activities put on by the people of Settle to aid in the war effort.
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 made by Ken Clough as a member of the York section of the supporters of the North York Moors Railway. It is one of many annual summaries of events relating to the NYMR.
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 is made up of three three adverts promoting tourism for Scarborough.
This is a short film showing steam locomotives coming and going out of York Railway Station and York Railway Museum.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of the York Model Railway Show 1978, featuring enthusiasts visiting an indoor display.
This is a film made by the Rev. David Simpson of a day at the National Railway Museum in 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.
This is a film of the Leeds Cine Club 1980 summer outing to the North York Moors and Whitby.
Made by Laurie Wright, this film takes a closer look at Wensleydale, the largest Dale in Yorkshire.
This film most probably includes the opening day of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway on 29 June, 1968, as well as other preserved steam locomotives running special trains in Yorkshire. This occurs just before some are scrapped and the ban on steam locomotives on British Rail lines.
A documentary made by Encyclopaedia Britannica, this film follows a "typical" English family who live in York. The film explores different aspects of the family's life including work, school, home life, and leisure activities.
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.
Made by an amateur filmmaker based in Sheffield, this film includes footage of a family holiday to Scarborough as well as many good views of children playing on the beach.
This film captures family holidays in both Yorkshire and Scotland and includes many clear shots of recognisable at these popular destinations.
This excellent film chronicles Fylingdales on the East Coast of Yorkshire, especially Robin Hoods Bay and Ravenscar. It shows the coast and country as well as local life and leisure.
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 is a record of a day in 1958 in York, then the headquarters of the North Eastern Region of British Railways. York, being situated on the East Coast Main Line approximately half way between London (King's Cross) and Edinburgh, with branches to Scarborough and to Leeds via Harrogate, had been a major railway centre for more than a century.