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Bringing Industrial Heritage to Life

The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre will be open to the public on Sunday 24th and Monday 25th May. All our usual attractions will be available, including steam-hauled brakevan rides, museum, souvenir shop and cafe.

Industrial Railways | West Halton Sidings

Posts about Industrial Railways written by James Wells. In ancient Roman religion and mythology Janus is the god of beginnings, gates, transitions, time, duality, doorways, passages, and endings who is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks to the future and to the past.

Presumed scraped loco, 'Newstead' to Nene Valley Railway

The story is being covered in the latest issue of Steam Railway magazine, which have labelled it one of the biggest preservation stories of the 21st century so far! We are currently setting up a Facebook page for 'Newstead' which will be going live shortly, and a link can be found on the Small Loco Groups Facebook page, and our website which ...

Gaugemaster Controls

Gaugemaster Controls, Arundel, United Kingdom. 3,704 likes · 74 talking about this · 333 were here. The Engine Shed and Gaugemaster - for all your Model Railway, Slot Car, and Modelling needs -...

BNSF Railway's revenue, profits up for 2018 as industrial

BNSF posts revenue and profit gains after 2018 surge in industrial products shipments. ... BNSF Railway's revenue, profits up for 2018 as industrial products ...


Mar 30, 2020 · The Preserved North American Electric Railway Cars (PNAERC) list is a site which seeks to document all preserved electric railway equipment built for service on this continent. It is hosted by the Branford Electric Railway Association and maintained by Frank Hicks of the Illinois Railway Museum and Jeff Hakner of BERA.

Cleveland – March 2017 – Midwest Railway Preservation Society

The Midwest Railway Preservation Society has a rail yard at an old roundhouse in the Flats, which in this area is all old industrial. The cold cloudy day, coupled with the industrial landscape was a perfect setting for the rusty old rail cars.

Rail Map online - historic railways, railroads and canals

The railway maps are produced by me (Matthew) as a hobby, as is the website, so please bear with me if there are errors on the map or issues with the site as I try to produce updates. The Canal map is created by Chris Lowe who has kindly let me host his map. The Modern Rly layer is based on OpenStreetMap data.

Wallsend Colliery

Mar 13, 2016 · How exciting - that a Forest mine with a history going back to the 1880s is re-opening! Wallsend drift mine (in fact a dipple not a drift - a dipple goes downslope as opposed to a drift which enters a hillside on a slight incline) uses a concrete lined tunnel which linked to Howbeech colliery.…

Ogden Brothers Trains: Deseret Power Railway

Jun 29, 2014 · Starting in 2005, I spent several years living in Utah while I was in college. One evening, as I was surfing the internet, I came across a reference to a "Deseret Western Railway" being the only electric railroad in the state of Utah. Up to that point, I had always assumed that Utah had no electric railroads.

The abandoned Warner and Swasey Observatory of Cleveland

Feb 08, 2017 · The Warner & Swasey Observatory was built in the early 20th century on Taylor Road in East Cleveland, Ohio.It was named after Worcester R. Warner and Ambrose Swasey owners of Warner & Swasey Company, which made precision instruments and telescopes in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Facebook - Midwest Railway Preservation Society

To connect with Midwest Railway Preservation Society, join Facebook today. Join or Log In Midwest Railway Preservation Society On August 30th, 1943 The Lackawanna Limited was traveling at 70 MPH when it sideswiped a freight engine.

Irish Railway Archives – Archives of the Irish Railway Record

IRRS membership is open to all those interested in Irish railways, transport and industrial heritage, catering for over 1,000 members from Ireland, Britain and overseas.

Dundalk Railway Heritage Society

Dundalk Railway Heritage Society, Dundalk, Ireland. 992 likes · 12 talking about this. Dundalk Railway Heritage Society is a volunteer body which brings... Super steam ... the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland's 'Haunted Express' steam train special crossed ...

19 Types of Business Industries

USA’s railway network is the world’s largest railway network with a route length of 2,50,000 KM followed by China’s railway network of route length of 1,25,000 KM. India’s railway network is world’s fourth largest railway network with route area of 68,525KM.

Tanfield Railway Blog: March 2020

Mar 07, 2020 · World's Oldest Railway 1725 - Industrial Steam Heritage in Tyneside North East England - Sunday Trains Sunniside,Andrews House,Causey,East Tanfield Tanfield Railway Blog: March 2020 Tanfield Railway heritage train blog.

Scottish Industrial Railway Centre :: Museum Finder, Guide

Our page for Scottish Industrial Railway Centre in Ayrshire, Great Britain (UK), is not yet administrated by a member. Please write to us about your experience with this museum, for corrections of our data or sending photos by using the Contact Form to the Museum Finder.

MD Model Works: December 2015

The engine spent its working life on the Cumbrian coast, spending time working at industrial sites in Workington & Whitehaven. In the early 1970’s it ran over BR metals under its own power moving from Solway coilery Workington where it saw little use, to Whitehaven where it worked coal trains along Whitehaven harbour, transporting coal from Howgill incline to ships that would then take the ...

Links – Crowle Peatland Railway

Simplex Locomotives – Moseley Railway Trust. Industrial Diesel Railway Preservation Group. Alan Keef Simplex Locomotives. Simplex Flickr Group. Three Foot Gauge on Hatfield Moor – although all photos are said to be on Hatfield Moor several appear to be on Crowle & Thorne Moors.

The Historic Village at Allaire

The Historic Village at Allaire was once an iron-producing, factory-town known as the Howell Iron Works, Co. The Village was a self-sufficient community containing a carpentry and pattern making shop, a blacksmith shop, a bakery, a boarding house, a blast furnace, mills to finish iron products, a school, a church, a general store with a post office, and workers’ home.


This is a model of a railway crossing. A straight piece of track is crossed by a road via two gates. One of the gates is open while the other is closed. Note the gates are fixed and cannot be changed without cutting and gluing. There is a "HALT" sign on both gates. The 1/56 scale model measures approximately 195mm wide, 171mm deep and 33mm tall.

Brake Vans Round Scunthorpe

Oct 08, 2017 · The Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society run railtours, either in former DMU trailer cars or brake vans, round the steelworks complex at Scunthorpe. It is, perhaps, unique within the UK when it comes to heritage railway operations. No where else are you likely to see preserved motive power operating at such close quarters with freight…

Churnet Valley Railway

The Churnet Valley Railway is a preserved standard gauge heritage railway to the east of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England, that operates along a part of the former North Staffordshire Railway's (NSR) Churnet Valley Line.

Danny doing his thing at the Scottish Industrial Railway Centre

May 25, 2015 · The utterly brilliant Danny Macaskill made Industrial Revolutions at nearby Waterside, home of the Scottish Industrial Railway Centre. Click here to view the video. The Centre is open for Steam Days on 28 June and every Sunday throughout July and August.

Class 314 Withdrawals | Page 50

Fife Heritage Railway only are a light railway of industrial stock unlikely good for a 314 to go their. Strathspey Railway could but highly unlikely I mean depends but no. Kieth and Dufftown Railway could but like Pacer prototype 140001 they could do same for a 314 as display only. Scottish Industrial Railway Centre is a no.

Asset Transfer for Industrial Heritage: A Practical Symposium

Feb 02, 2016 · Thursday 3rd March Queen Street Mill Textile Museum, Queen Street, Burnley, Lancashire 9.30 am – 4.15 pm. If you are involved in the management of an industrial heritage site in public ownership, or are a local authority professional with responsibility for an industrial heritage site, this free symposium – supported by Historic England and Museum Development North West – is for you.

Hudswell Clarke D1171 PBA 30 ‘Western Pride’

Hudswell Clarke D1171 PBA 30 ‘Western Pride’ Hudswell Clarke D1171 was built in 1959 for the Port of Bristol Authority, where it was numbered 30 alongside the steam fleet. Port of Bristol Authority No. 30, Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0 Works No. D1171 Built 1959 awaits it’s next duty at Portishead Docks 10th June 1975.

Fife Heritage Railway

Fife Heritage Railway. 2,499 likes · 3 talking about this · 610 were here. The Fife Heritage Railway restore steam and diesel locomotives providing open days and train rides to the public on selected...

Rocks By Rail - The Living Ironstone Museum - History Museum

Rocks By Rail - The Living Ironstone Museum - Ashwell Road,, LE15 7FF Cottesmore, Rutland - Rated 4.9 based on 14 Reviews "A place with bags of... A video of Ruston & Hornsby, Works Number 544997 'Eric Tonks' appeared on the RbR 'group' page earlier this ...

Industrial Railways

This book has been very recently published by the Industrial Railway Society, and it’s superb!. Whilst much if it isn’t relevant to West Halton, the later part of the book concentrates on the Sentinel Rolls-Royce diesel hydraulic locomotives, many of which worked within the steel industry. in fact, many earlier Sentinel locomotives worked in the industry.

Bristol Harbour Railway Blog | An unofficial blog site about

In 1998, ex-Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 0F ‘Pug’ No.51218, now based at the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway but once allocated to Bristol Barrow Road shed, ran on a special photo charter at Bristol Industrial Museum.

Irish Railways Now

Last night was spent insulting well-known Isle of Man railway preservationist Richard Booth - the posts since removed. The new Facebook page added a couple of hundred likes (!) in the last week alone to pass the 1,000 mark - all bona fide supporters of the project no doubt.

Rail Thing

Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust - based at Washford on the West Somerset Railway, preserving relics and rolling stock of the S&D. Spetisbury Facebook Group - news about the restoration of Spetisbury as part of the New S&D initiative. Midford Facebook Group - news about the restoration of Midford as part of the New S&D initiative .

Industrial Railway Society

The Industrial Railway Society. The Industrial Railway Society was founded in 1949 as the Birmingham Locomotive Club - Industrial Locomotive Information Section. The Society is the leading organization in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of all aspects, and all gauges, of privately owned industrial railways and locomotives, both at home ...

Railroad Preservation of East Washington #101 - RAILROAD.NET

But before I get ahead of myself, why the preservation of this locomotive matters and is feasible: 1. In this day and age, with the suburbs of Washington D.C. forever (It seems) growing and changing, railroads like the East Washington Railway fade into obscurity faster than most other abandoned rail lines.

The Guinness Brewery Railways, Dublin

The Railway Magazine, in July 1951, carried a short article about the the railways within the Guinness Brewery in Dublin. This seems like another excellent subject to look into. The article was entitled, "An Irish Brewery Railway" and was written by Frank Jeffares. [1] The full article is reproduced below.The Guinness Brewery in St James’s…

Top 100 Photography Blogs Canada in 2020

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Shed47 Railway Restoration Group

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History of the Railway | North York Moors Historical Railway

Railway Conservation. Run by Volunteers. Not for profit. In June 1967 a small group of local people formed the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Preservation Society. Its members were convinced that operating the line between Grosmont and Pickering could be viable if sufficient voluntary help was forthcoming. From one person in 1972 the numbers have grown with over 550 volunteers. Today the North ...

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