Title ID 4828Collection ID640
TitleRoving on Rails
Date1962 to 1964; 1965 [?]
CollectionCooper Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeTransport Leisure
KeywordsRailways Steam Locomotives Accidents Cultural Heritage Ships Steamships Bridges Railway Steamers Railway Stations
LocalLaxy Peel Douglas Wimbledon Uxbridge Windsor Marlow Portsmouth[?] Evercreech Broadstone
RegionalGreater London Isle of Man Somerset Berkshire Dorset Surrey East Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionH. Chris Cooper
CameraH. Chris Cooper
DistributorSouthern Steam DVD (WSRO + SEFVA), 2004
FormatColour Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This film shows a compilation of the final days of steam showing: The Isle of Wight Railway; Britannia from Broad Street; Great Western to Maidenhead, Marlow; Hailsham Signal Box; Brentford Dock Branch; Somerset and Dorset Line; South Croydon Steam; Linger Line accident; Main line steam at Wimbledon; Mona’s Isle - Manx Electric and Snafell railway, Laxey wheel, Billy Cotton ad on horse drawn tram; Bullieds at Wimbledon, 1963 inc. 34059 on milk tanks. The Queen Mary and several smaller steam ships on the water.