Detail

Title ID 7248Collection ID876
Title[Amberley: Brockham Station; Municipal Engine House]
Date1 September 1997; 4 September 1997
CollectionB. C. Suter
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
ThemeTransport Working Life
KeywordsRailway Stations Railways Cultural Events Trades Workers Trains
Location
LocalAmberley Brockham
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionB. C. Suter
CameraB. C. Suter
FormatColour Sound
Duration3 min. 50 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Scenes filmed at Amberley Museum, and the adjacent Brockham and Amberly Stations by B. C. Suter. Amberley's special exhibitions being advertised on a board followed by a compilation of shots of the roads leading to the museum, the entrance way and the adjacent railway stations at Brockham and Amberley. The final shot shows the mainline network railway at Amberley station with a train leaving the platform.

Description

The film opens at Brockham Station, where building work is underway. a livery "Tramocar" vehicle in red and cream (?) A sign reads 'Special Exhibitions Working Today' outside the front entrance to the museum listing the special exhibitions and demonstrations available that includes: "Train rides, Pottery, vintage bus rides, Blacksmiths shop, Printing works, Boat builder, Stationary engines, Woodturner, Broom maker, Clay Pipe maker and Tools and Trades History Society; a view of a hedge line pathway leading to the museum; A skewbald coloured donkey grazes in a field; A sign on Station Road in Ford directs visitors to Amberley Museum; Panoramic views of the landscape, roads and a river follow; A mainline train pulls out of Amberley Station.