Sunday, 28 December 2014

Stockton and Darlington Railway Souvenir Guide 1975

You can download this 1975 Souvenir booklet from Joan's Collection free via Google drive here
However, there is no preview available as the file is 95mb but i will give an outline of the contents and some of the pictures here. Joan would have got this booklet while a VIP guest at the opening of the Timothy Hackworth, Shildon in 1975.

Rail 150 Exhibition Guide - 1825 to 1975 - Chapters of this Book
President's Welcome - The Rt. Hon Viscount Downe.
Note from the Editor - Alan Bowman
Stockton and Darlington Railway - It's Place in History. PWB Semmens MA FRIC
Shildon Works - KW Ashbury
GPO Exhibition
Restoration and Preservation of Locomotives - Maurice Burns.
Selection of Stock for Rail 150 Exhibition Cavalcade - Michael Wheeler - Chairman.
Assembling the Exhibition - George Hinchcliffe
Early Locomotion and Rolling Stock - MG Satow.
Express Passenger Locomotives.
Freight Locomotives.
Shunting Locomotives.
Diesel and Petrol Locomotives.
Coaches and Rolling Stock.
Commuter Trains
The New Image
Grand Steam Cavalcade
National Railway museum
Rail Trail
Ideas for a Day Out.

Some photos from the booklet.

Timothy Hackworth's House, Shildon

Many more photos of later trains in the booklet.

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