Jim Clemens filmed this area from 1960 to 1967. See classic steam from Snow Hill to Wellington, Jubilees, Manors and Standards in detail in Shrewsbury and then travel for action around Gobowen Junction. Travel to Oswestry and on the Wrexham Line. There’s rare film of the closure of the Shropshire & Montgomery Railway, Castles on shed at Oswestry, local double-header action and more!
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Jim Clemens Collection Volume 2.
Covers the steam scene around Shropshire.
Beginning at Birmingham Snow Hill we travel via Wolverhampton and Oxley to Wellington Salop.
Both routes into the town from Stafford and Crewe at all stations for most were in Shropshire.
Shrewsbury in fine detail, Jubilee, Manor and Standard types.
Leaton bank action in 1966, Gobowen to Oswestry.
Whitchurch to Oswestry and Ellesmere to Wrexham.
South of Oswestry to Llanymynech and Llanfylin.
Nantmawr quarry to Gobowen with a steam hauled ballast train.
Plenty of steam at Oswestry including the sight of a Castle on the shed in 1963.
And we see the Shropshire & Montgomery on closure day in 1960 with the SLS tour.