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 is a film of workers constructing a cross section of track at Chalk Lane railway sidings located on the outskirts of Hull. It has been filmed in real time at ½ second intervals.
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 black and white film was made for the centenary (1853-1953) of Salts (Saltaire) Ltd. Textile mill and depicts the factory’s employees taking a seaside trip.
Made by C.H. Wood of Bradford, this film documents the company trip to Blackpool in celebration of the firm’s centenary. The film includes footage of the employee’s train journey to Blackpool as well as the entertaining activities in which they take part on their day out.
This is an amateur film that shows a train that was transporting butter having been derailed during the Second World War in the village of Clayton, West Yorkshire.
Made by members of the sixth form of Kelvin Hall High School in Hull, this film presents a day in the life of Cottingham Railway Station. The film shows commuters who pass through the station as well as the railway staff at work.
Part of the Gillot collection, this film captures a many of the beautiful seaside destinations down the Yorkshire Coast including Bridlington, Filey, and Staithes.
Made by filmmaker Lucy Fairbank, this film is part one of a travelogue of a journey around pre-war Europe.
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 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 is a comprehensive film on the history of Sheffield trams and the gradual closing of the tram system in the late 1950s up to 1960. It shows in detail all the major routes in Sheffield, describing their history and when they closed. It also shows what happened to the trams after closure. It was made and narrated by a former tram driver.
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 of aspects of the workings of British Railways in the Harrogate District. It includes film of steam engines and the new Deltic diesel electric locomotives introduced 1961/2. It also includes handling parcels, a goods yard, signalling and the Ripon line which closed in 1968.
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.
This is a film made by Bradford Corporation for Yorkshire Water. Using diagrams and intertitles, it provides a detailed description of the plant and its processes, as well as the production of by-products such as soap and grease.
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 featuring events relating to the NYMR, showing restoration work and fund raising.
This is a film of a railway workshop of the London and North Eastern Railway where a rail crossover is being constructed, possibly made just prior to railway nationalisation in 1948.
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.
Part of the Fastline Collection, this film shows girders being unloaded at Skelton Bridge which sits on the line between York and Northallerton. Information that came with the film states that it concerns a third track being laid across the River Ouse in the 1930s. The girders arriving may have been used to as replacements.
Part of the Fastline Collection, this film shows the lines at Church Fenton North Junction going into the sidings being removed and remodelled over several successive Sundays in September, October, and November 1948.
This film, part of the Fastline Collection, shows the laying of a large complex set of diamond crossings to the east of Newcastle Station in October 1948.
This is a training film by the London Midland and Scottish Railway, with a realistic demonstration of how to deal with a mustard bomb attack on the railway.
This is one of a large collection of British Rail, and some pre- British Rail, films inherited by the track renewals company Fastline. This film shows the huge blizzards on the South Durham & Lancashire Union Railway running through Stainmore in the winter of 1947. The closed line is being cleared by gangs of men with shovels, snow ploughs and rail-mounted Rolls Royce Derwent jet engines blasting the snow. It also shows severe flooding on the railway at Barlby near Selby.
This is one of a large collection of British Rail, and some pre- British Rail, films inherited by the track renewals company Fastline in 1996, and passed on to Fastline Photography when they folded in 2010. This film shows extensive demonstrations to a party of schoolchildren of very many kinds of modern track equipment, including a Morris Tracklayer and a Plassermatic Tamper, at Ponteland Goods depot, Northumberland.