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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.

About Westerham Station

About Westerham Station Westerham railway station served the village of Westerham in Kent from 1881 until its closure in 1961.. In 1881 the Westerham Valley Railway Company built the Westerham Valley Branch Line from the South Eastern Main Line at Dunton Green to Westerham with one intermediate station at Brasted.

Top 100 Photography Blogs Canada in 2020

Apr 11, 2020 · Saskatoon, Saskatchewan About Blog Photo Journeys is about discovery through photography. Follow us as we explore many of the world's most awe-inspiring and photogenic places, both close to home and to every continent around the globe not just famous and iconic 'must see' destinations, but also little-known treasures off-the-beaten-track that you may not find elsewhere.

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 ...

Extending the line - Lincolnshire Wolds Railway

The restoration of the Grimsby to Louth railway was the long-term objective of the preservation group which was formed when the line was closed by British Rail in 1980. Ludborough station became the group’s base and then the long haul began to rebuild this historic line as a heritage railway.

Linville River Railway's 100th anniversary to be commemorated

The celebration of the Linville River Railway 100th anniversary is hosted by the town of Boone’s Historic Preservation Commission and Cultural Resources Department, the Downtown Boone Development Association and the Watauga County Public Library.

Industrial Diesel & Railway Preservation Group

Tram Project - Industrial Diesel & Railway Preservation Group This is the Project page for the ID&RPG's Tram Coach Project. The outcome of this Project is to have the tram rebuilt as a coach for passenger transport.

We have a variety of Industrial diesel

We have a variety of Industrial diesel locomotives at the Doon Valley Railway. Almost all of them have connections to Ayrshire or other areas of Scotland. Pictured is our North British diesel locomotive which was built by the North British Locomotive Company in ...

Ron Mozart - A genuine and friendly preservation project

A genuine and friendly preservation project in its infancy. Some very interesting artefacts and documents on display. Well worth a trip to have a ride on the Diesel locomotive or even learn to drive the loco. As this heritage railway expands, it will become even more interesting.

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.

Random Bollocks From A Semi-Retired Foamer

The Semi-Retired Foamer has been a railfan since he was around 5 years old, oh yes a very young age, an age when one really should avoid being involved with the gunzel community to any great extent. A few rather unsavoury people bringing that fact home.

Bulleid Carriage 1456

Share this on: Twitter Facebook Google+ 3rd Apr 2020 in Carriage Works. An exciting landmark in the life of the Watercress Line happened at the turn of March, when the first part of the Canadian Pacific Project was launched into traffic in the shape of Bulleid open third carriage, No. 1456.


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.

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.

Hunslett shunter | Page 6

2020-04-09 · Thought as much! I'm the guy behind the Scottish Industrial Railway Centre facebook updates. I'm the "Engineering Director" on the Board of the Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group. It was the Shed 47 weekly updates that led to me doing similar for our place. You guys are doing an awesome job there and made a big change to the place in the last ...

Restoration Grants

Thanks to a series of generous donations the AIA can make available Restoration Grants of up to £20,000 for a range of historic and industrial archaeology purposes.The first awards were made in 2009, and we have since been able to allocate nearly three quarters of a million pounds. Details of some of those projects can be found below.

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…

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.

Who we work with | Commission for Railway Regulation

Railway Preservation Society of Ireland: The operation of preserve Irish steam and diesel locomotives, carriages and rolling stock on the Irish railway. Bord na Mona: Operator of an industrial railway. The CRR only supervise industrial railways where they interface with the public road. Heritage Railways: Self-contained heritage railways.

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.

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 ...

ABTRA Projects – July 2017 – ABTRA

Jul 02, 2017 · 2. The history of the Blyth and Tyne Railway – While the Butterwell Branch ties in neatly with the later industrial railway history of the area, having once been a part of the Ashington Coal Company (ACC) network, the overall history in the area is much broader.

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 ...

Yaxham Light Railway

The 2ft gauge Yaxham Light Railway is situated alongside the former GER Yaxham Station on the Dereham to Wymondham Line, on which regular trains are operated by... the Mid Norfolk Railway Preservation Trust. Yaxham Light Railway operates an interesting collection of industrial railway equipment acquired over the years from quarries and other ...

Emery Trust awards 0,000 to 29 railway preservation

CHICAGO — The John Emery Rail Heritage Trust has announced its 2019 grants. John Emery was a long-time Chicago resident who was an avid rail enthusiast who loved to ride trains around the world, and wanted to help preserve rail equipment and infrastructure that will allow future generations to share his experiences during what he considered the “Golden Age” of railway travel, from 1920 ...

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 -...

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.

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 .

IHN South East – Industrial Heritage Networks

The Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA) is the national organisation for Britain. The AIA encourages and promotes the public benefit of the study of, and research in, the archaeology of industry and the industrial period, and promotes education in the identification, recognition and conservation of the industrial heritage.

Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST No. 3 Brian

Shed47 Railway Restoration Group well folk's we only have a few hour... s left to run on the crowd funder, we would like to thank everyone who has pitched in to help us so far, your support and kindness is very much appreciated and will help us get this little loco back in steam, we really couldn't do what we do without your help and support, every penny we get adds another bit of …

The Railway to Merhead

2019-03-17 · It transpired that the railway story is about the establishment of a fictitious heritage railway based in the early 1960’s during the infamous Beeching era. Although the subject of the book is the fictitious Merhead branch line, Pete shows the many frustrations as well as the highlights of heritage railway preservation.

Philippine Railway Historical Society News and History

Welcome one and all to the 'Philippine Railway Historical Society' blogsite. This site was set up to share photos, historical pieces, comment and virtually anything else pertaining to transportation in the Philippines, with a special emphasis on rail.

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