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Holmesfeldian

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  • Location
    Near Dronfield, North Derbyshire
  • Interests
    Derbyshire and British Railways up to the mid-1980s, though predominately the Corporate Blue era.

    I am coincidentally the webmaster for the British Transport Films fan site. www.britishtransportfilms.co.uk

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  1. And if any enterprising kit bashers wish to do a few cut and shuts.....
  2. I have this one - excuse crappy iPhone grab shot
  3. This is the other half of the video showing the principle and construction
  4. Time to reprise the video I uploaded then !
  5. There’s a Class 22 engine in possession of the recreationists
  6. And here’s some eye candy from 1898 https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-through-millers-dale-near-buxton-derbyshire-midland-railway-1898-online
  7. This looks like an item for the true cognoscenti https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/sworders/catalogue-id-srswo10360/lot-5ec49974-eda2-4885-ba07-ab0600c19a41
  8. Sorry for intruding the party and not going through 87 pages of posts but if I order a vanilla version, how easy a task is it to retro fit sound / super cap please ? For the Kernow Southern triplets it's just a case of fitting the chip as the speaker is installed regardless of which configuration you order. Thanks
  9. Delete Nos. 5 & 9 from the above! We now have only 1 or 2 copies left of Midland Record Nos. 1, 2, 8, 11, 12, 13 & 14 Remember these are brand new and free UK P&P.
  10. If you have a Facebook account, the view from the cab mentioned above plus an extract from Blue Pullman May be viewed here...
  11. Forward to First Principles (1963) is the go to film for Derbyshire footage including a view from the cab of Type 4 near Bakewell and Great Longstone - albeit too brief! However the LMS publicity department was one of the foremost producer of marketing films of the big 4 in the 1930s. The Southern (which provided many staff for the BTF unit) was the only other producer of note. Here’s a brief clip from “Passenger Trains of the LMS” (1936)...
  12. The above is an alias - the official website is actually... http://www.midlandrailwaysociety.org.uk
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