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Unseen Steam 01 - Our Archive Heritage

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Unseen Steam on DVD is a series of transport films with a focus on the great days of steam. The film comes from The Online Transport Archives (OTA) - a UK-registered charity that provides a safe home for vintage transport footage from loss or destruction and, on the Unseen Steam DVD series, is fulfilling its ambition of making these forgotten films readily available to the wider public.

Unseen Steam 01 features;

The Black Fives
Perhaps the most famous - as well as the most numerous - class of mixed traffic locomotives in British railway history was the LMS Stanier 'Black 5' 4-6-0. A celebration of variety, including Caprotti 5s and with locations spread across the old LMS system in BR days, from Inverness to Berkhampstead and trains varying from expresses to freights.

Western Region in the 1950s
A wide-ranging tour of the Region takes us to Birmingham Snow Hill for ex-GW trains, Paddington, Ealing Broadway, Southall and Reading to see a 'Castle, a 'Hall' and a 'Flying Banana' as well as a 28xx and Swindon's take on BR DMUs in the snow and a mighty 'King.

Branches and Byways of Scotland 
See the famous Scottish Locomotives at work in 1962 on a number NM of lines awaiting or threatened with closure. All four engines, the Jones Goods, the Caley Single, 'Gordon Highlander' and 'Glen Douglas' are seen, as well as stations and branches including Turriff, Advie, Kittybrewster, Knockando and scenes on the Far North line to Wick.

The Southern 50 Years
A look at railway operation on the Southern 50 years ago, including LNER's 'Flying Scotsman' at Nine Elms, the Guildford to Horsham line before closure and a GWR Pannier at Sidmouth.

Also featuring: 
East Coast Variety.
Gone but not Forgotten: The Liverpool Overhead Railway.

Produced by - Unique Productions
Running time - 70 Minutes
Region Code: 0
Sound Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
DVD only

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