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The heavy concentration of collieries in the area inevitably forms the main backdrop to this programme, but we also visit a couple of coking plants and even a sewage plant! Locations featured include NCB Markham Main, NCB Skiers Spring, NCB Dodworth, NCB North Gawber, NCB Prince of Wales and Smithy Wood Coking Plant.
Full description from the producer:
Episode 5 and we head off to Yorkshire. The heavy concentration of collieries in the area forms the main backdrop to the programme but we also visit a couple of coking plants and a sewage plant!
Wonderful, previously unpublished film footage from the 1970s, location maps and an in-depth script reveal the fascinating story of steam in Yorkshire during this forgotten decade.
Featured Locations and Locomotives:
NCB Markham Main – HE3782
Smithy Wood Coking Plant – HE3192 and 3193
NCB Skiers Spring – HC1891
NCB Dodworth – HC1890 and HE2857
NCB North Gawber – HC1857 and HE3212
NCB South Kirkby – HE1954
NCB Park Hill – HC1884
NCB St Johns – HC1884
NCB Newmarket -HC1864 and HE1726
NCB Prince of Wales – WB2746
Glasshoughton Coking Plant – HL3575
NCB Wheldale – HE2879 and 3180
NCB Savile – HE1956
NCB Peckfield – HE3715
Esholt Sewage Works – HC1888
Narrated by David Maxey. The DVD includes motion menus and scene selection.