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All the following are taken from (mainly) colour cine film and have an informative commentary and dubbed sound. 


INDUSTRIAL STEAM ACROSS BRITAIN - VOLUME 1.

78 mins.

Featuring over twenty industrial locations with footage taken during the 1970s. Colliery systems covered include Waterside, Polkemmet, Kinneil, Bedlay, Bickershaw, Littleton, Mountain Ash and Graig Merthyr. Power stations featured include Lancaster and Neepsend while private firms visited include Tennent's, B.A.C. Burntisland, C.P.C. of Trafford Park, the Port of Par and Falmouth dockyard. 


INDUSTRIAL STEAM ACROSS BRITAIN - VOLUME 2.

44 mins.

Further industrial scenes taken mainly during the years 1967 to 1972. Featuring such colliery systems as Dollar, Manor Powis, Philadelphia, Peckfield, Saville, Ladysmith, Weston Rhyn, Gresford, Merthyr Vale and Mardy. Also Meaford power station, Yates Duxbury, three ironstone railways and two sugar factories.


INDUSTRIAL STEAM ACROSS BRITAIN - VOLUME 3.

51 mins. 

Another selection of industrial sites visited during the 1960s and early 1970s and covering Scotland, Northern England, the Midlands and Wales. Beginning in Scotland, Coal Board venues covered include Wellesley, Comrie, Bedlay and Polkemmet. In north-east England, Ashington, Lynemouth, Clara Vale and South Hetton collieries are visited as well as the firm of Doxford's, with its famous crane tanks. Further collieries are featured in Yorkshire, Lancashire and the Midlands as well as a plethora of other public and private concerns such as Walsall and Windsor Street gasworks, Fort Dunlop and Cadburys. The programme concludes in Wales with some rare shots in the slate quarries of the north and further colliery visits in the south. 


INDUSTRIAL STEAM ACROSS BRITAIN - VOLUME 4.

50 mins.

Covering the South Midlands and Southern England, this programme begins in the Warwickshire coalfield where a 1500 Class pannier tank is seen at Coventry colliery and the Garratt 'William Francis' is seen at Baddesley. Several ironstone systems are then covered, including Corby, Wellingborough, Irchester and Pilton. Four power stations in the Home Counties are visited before moving on to the paper mills and chalk quarries of Kent and the programme concludes with a look at Eastbourne gasworks, the R.A.E. at Farnborough, Kilmersdon colliery and Falmouth dockyard.


INDUSTRIAL STEAM ACROSS BRITAIN - VOLUME 5.

51 mins.

This programme covers a wide variety of locations in England and Wales using footage taken between about 1960 and the early 1970s. Beginning in the North-East, several colliery systems are visited including Backworth, Philadelphia and South Hetton. On the opposite side of the Pennines, venues include the Shap Granite Company Ltd. and the Moss Bay Iron & Steel Works where a brand new RSH 0-6-0 saddletank is seen in steam. Several collieries are then visited in the Yorkshire coalfield including Park Hill, Wheldale, Fryston, Peckfield, Skiers Spring and others.  Further visits include Redbourn steelworks, Eastwell quarries, the Kettering Iron & Coal Co. Ltd. and Corby steelworks. In Wales, venues include the Darwin & Mostyn Iron Co., Dinorwic slate quarries and a number of colliery systems in the South Wales coalfield. 


INDUSTRIAL STEAM ACROSS BRITAIN - VOLUME 6.

51 mins.

Further all-new material following a similar format as Volumes 1 to 5, covering Scotland, England and Wales, mainly during the period 1966 – 1973.  In Scotland, colliery systems visited include Waterside, Comrie, Wellesley and Lady Victoria.  South of the border, venues include N.C.B. Ashington, Burradon, Shotton, Skiers Spring, Whitehaven Harbour, Astley Green, Littleton and Coventry as well as Bowater’s, Sittingbourne.  Finally, Welsh locations visited include N.C.B. Gresford, Talywain, Hafodrynys, Mountain Ash and Brynlliw.  


INDUSTRIAL SLIDE SHOW NUMBER ONE 

Non-N.C.B. Locations in Scotland, England and Wales

80 mins.  Over 150 images.  

This is the first of three companion volumes covering industrial steam power in Scotland, England and Wales featuring colour images taken mostly between the mid-1960s and mid-1970s by three industrial enthusiasts.  Slide Show Number One covers non-National Coal Board sites visiting such locations as power stations, docks, paper mills, quarries, foundries, private factories and various other industrial sites with a considerable variety of steam locos on view. Conveniently divided into regional chapters. Full informative commentary and playable on a normal DVD player.


INDUSTRIAL SLIDE SHOW NUMBER TWO 

N.C.B. Locations in Scotland and Wales

56 mins.  Over 120 images.  

This is the second of our industrial slide shows, in this case featuring steam power at National Coal Board locations in Scotland and Wales. The pictures in this all-colour album were taken mostly between the mid-1960s and mid-to-late 1970s by three industrial enthusiasts.  Beginning in Ayrshire, the famous Waterside system is covered by several visits made during the 1970s.  Other Scottish mines featured include Barony, Bedlay, Kinneil, Frances, Polkemmet and Lady Victoria.  In Wales, locations visited include Blaenavon, the Talywain system, Merthyr Vale, the Mountain Ash system, Brynlliw and the Graig Merthyr system. Full informative commentary and playable on a normal DVD player.


INDUSTRIAL SLIDE SHOW NUMBER THREE 

N.C.B. Locations in England

Over 120 images.  

This is the third of our industrial slide shows, in this case featuring steam power at National Coal Board locations in England. The pictures in this all-colour album were taken mostly between the mid-1960s and mid-to-late 1970s by three industrial enthusiasts.  Beginning in the north-east, the large systems based around Ashington and Philadelphia are visited, as well as some individual mines.  In Yorkshire, a number of collieries are featured, displaying a considerable variety of steam types.  The chapter covering the north-west ranges from the West Cumberland coalfield to the South Lancashire coalfield, including the last days of the famous Walkden system.  The coalfields of the Midlands produce more variety with some rare views in the East Midlands where most collieries dispensed with steam at a relatively early date.  Full informative commentary and playable on a normal DVD player.

               


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