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A compelling tour of Scotland’s industrial railway scene in the 1970s! Using stunning, previously unpublished film showing steam working hard, location maps and an in-depth script, the often-forgotten story of steam during this decade is revealed. Locations featured include Frances Colliery, British Aluminium at Burntisland, Comrie Colliery, Dollar Colliery and Manor Powis Colliery.
Full description from the producer:
It is well known that steam has been associated with industrial railways since the beginning of the 19th Century. It’s less well known that steam was working at some industrial locations into the 1970s and 1980s.
This DVD looks at Scotland during the 1970s. Using stunning, previously unpublished film footage showing steam working hard, location maps and an in-depth script the fascinating story of steam during this forgotten decade is revealed.
Locations and Locos Featured:
Frances Colliery – 29 and 30
British Aluminium at Burntisland – 1
Comrie Colliery – 7 and 19
Dollar Colliery – 6
Manor Powis Colliery – 30
Bedlay Colliery – 8, 9 and 17
Kinneil Colliery – 6
Polkemmet Colliery – 8, 9, 12, 17 and 25
Tennants at Whifflet – Robin and Ranald
Cairnhill Colliery – 1
Mauchline Colliery – 16
Waterside system- 10, 17, 19, 21 and 24
Locomotives from Andrew Barclay, Hunslet, Peckett, Hudswell Clarke, W G Bagnall and Sentinel feature in this feast of steam.
This DVD includes motion menus and scene selection. Narrated by David Maxey.