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 whimsical film from the Noel Beardsell Collection, creating an imagined land by interspersing a model railway with the real thing.
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.
Mady by Lucy Fairbank, this is a film which captures a Linthwaite Council School trip to the British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow. It starts early in the morning as they get on the train, follows them throughout the day, and accompanies them on the journey back to Slaithwaite.
This is a film by Charles Chislett of a holiday with his wife Grace in Switzerland based in Zermatt, and using intertitles to identify the mountains and other attractions.
Part of the Shapre collection, this film documents a family holiday to Germany in summer, 1954. It includes footage of the family leaving the train station, the ship journey to Germany, and their time spent abroad.
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.
This is a film taken by H. W. Lyon of Market Weighton Railway Station and sidings just before they closed. The second half is filmed by Tom Greenwood as they were being demolished.
This is a film which shows the last journey by passenger train along the now closed route from Sheffield Victoria Station to Manchester.
Made by John Cave, this film features a variety of famous sites and recreational activities Scarborough has to offer.
This film includes footage of the Middleton Colliery Railway taken by W. Pearson.
This is a two part film depicting the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. The footage is very similar to the Bradford Boys trip the year before. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group taking in Toronto, Niagara Falls and entertaining themselves with physical activities on the voyage home to England.
This is a two part film depicting the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group taking in Montreal, Niagara Falls and entertaining themselves with physical activities on the voyage home to England. This reel is, in places, identical to reel 1706; however these images are in colour.
This is film documents the Glasgow School boy's trip to Canada. Arranged by a Mr Rhodes, the film captures the group initially taking a voyage across the Atlantic to Canada, where they explore the Montreal and Ottawa. The film also includes interesting shots of life on board the ship, which was part of the Cunard Line.
This film contains a selection of scenes taken by the Bruce family in the 1930s. Many scenes feature their young baby girl at their home in Huddersfield, enjoying the local area and being taken on picnics and farm yard outings. The reel also contains a brief snippet of a wedding, and trips including a sea voyage and an excursion to Blackpool.
This is a road safety film made by Kingston-upon-Hull City Police which depicts a fictional family and illustrates how carelessness can lead to tragic accidents. The film also includes good footage of Hull and the surrounding area.
This film documents the High Green Secondary School's trip to London and the annual school sports day captured. The school is located near Sheffield, and the film has been made by the teachers at the school.
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.
Part of the Garratt Collection, this is a film chronicling the trip between Leeds Central to Bradford Exchange railway stations in spring, 1967.
This film documents the South Yorkshire Traction Engine Club Rally in 1969. Made by the Doncaster Cine Club, this film captures some racing events, while paying close attention to mechanical makeup of the steam powered tractors. The final sequence also shows an amusement fair that was also part of the event.
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.
Taken during the summer of 1991, this film features countryside views from steam engines along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
This film features many different steam engines at the Middletown Railway.