Steaming through Wessex DVD, Part 2


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Rare archive films from the 1930s to the 1950s in black & white and colour.

Bournemouth 1930s, Abbotsbury Branch 1947, Weybridge 1930s and much more.

The second volume of remarkable films taken by Douglas Seaton in black & white and colour from the 1930s to the mid-1950s.

Sequences on the main line west of Taunton and rare views at Bournemouth in the 1930s which include locomotives from the A12, T9, D15, 700, N15, T14 and other classes as they come and go at Central station.

Fascinating footage taken as Weybridge station show Schools, Nelsons, Us, S15s, L12s and a Remembrance in the station area.

Some key scenes in this 60-minute programme include:

Possibly the only footage of the Abbotsbury branch which closed in 1952.

Southern colour film of the Axminster to Lyme Regis branch and an Adams radial tank operating.

Early days of The Devon Belle at Yeovil.

The Poole Park and Weymouth miniature lines in the early 1950s.

Bonus films include St. Pancras station scenes in the 1930s, including some colour of ex-Midland engines and Patriots.

1930s colour films of LNER types at Langley troughs on the ECML including A4 No. 2509 Silver Link hauling the silver carriages.

Schools and Nelsons on boat trains in the south east.

And much, much more.

Approx. 60 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Kingfisher Productions.