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Yorkshire S Last Days Of Colliery Steam

Author : Tom Heavyside
ISBN : 1840333308
Genre : Steam locomotives
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In this follow-up to Scotland's Last Days of Colliery Steam Tom Heavyside moves south of the border to reflect on the Yorkshire mining industry in its heyday, before strikes and its eventual destruction. From interviews and archives he is able to recall aspects of the industry all but forgotten today. The book features 59 immaculate photographs, provides a detailed history of steam in the county's mining industry, and includes solid technical information that will inform and delight all steam enthusiasts.
Category: Steam locomotives

Images Of Yorkshire Day 5 And Day 6

Author : Geoff Needle
ISBN : 9781326932794
Genre : Travel
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After an introduction there is a collection of 150 selected photographs of the fifth and sixth days of my six day tour of North Yorkshire. These last two days were spent in the Yorkshire Dales. Visits were made to the Keithley and Worth Valley Railway, Haworth, Dent Station, Dent Viaduct, Hawes, Aysgarth Waterfalls, Bolton Abbey and the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, as well as a long drive through the Dales.
Category: Travel

Images Of Yorkshire Day 3 And Day 4

Author : Geoff Needle
ISBN : 9781326932787
Genre : Travel
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After an introduction there is a collection of 150 selected photographs from the third and fourth days of my six day tour of the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Dales. These two days started off in the Moors and ended in the Dales. Visits were made to the Stick Man of Helmsley, Rievaulx Abbey, Fountains Abbey, Studley Gardens, Appleby, the Ribblehead Viaduct, as well as trip along the Settle to Appleby railway line.
Category: Travel

Steam Around York East Riding

Author : Mike Hitches
ISBN : 9781445612379
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 86.63 MB
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Through a multitude of pictures furnished with informative captions from an acknowledged expert, the heyday and decline of the railways of York and the East Riding is explored in depth and the services, engines and locations of this remarkable industry are recorded for posterity.
Category: Transportation

Steam Around Harrogate The Dales

Author : Mike Hitches
ISBN : 1445607646
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 67.21 MB
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This is the story of steam railways around Harrogate and the Dales, as well as the many branches in the area.
Category: Transportation

History Of The Sixth Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Author : Capt. E. V. Tempest
ISBN : 9781781515273
Genre : History
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Compiled at the instigation of the ‘Old Comrades Association’ of the 1/6th Battalion of the West Yorkshire regiment, this is a typical no-nonsense history of a down-to-earth unit that saw active service, suffered heavy casualties, and rendered sterling service in some of the very worst fighting seen on the western front during the Great War. With a laconic foreword by General Plumer, in whose 2nd Army the 1/6th West Yorkshires served at Ypres and Passchendaele, the book gives a full account of the battalion’s service which, in addition to third Ypres, included action at Nieuport, on the coastal tip of the trenchlines, and on the Somme at Thiepval. After enduring the great German offensives in the spring of 1918, they took part in the Allied counter push, moving from Cambrai to Valenciennes before the Armistice brought the war to an end. With a range of photographs of officers, men, and aerial shots of trench warfare, this volumw has a particularly fine and extensive selection of trench maps as well as Rolls of Honour, decorations etc.
Category: History

Days Of Grace

Author : Brenda Jagger
ISBN : 9781447226956
Genre : Fiction
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Olivia Heron’s vagrant Parisian childhood ended on the day her brother died. Now, as heiress to Clarrow Fell, Olivia brings her delightful, frivolous mother and her sisters home to Yorkshire – and to a different world. The elegant salons, the shabby lodgings, are replaced by the grim and alien grandeur of the moors and the mill towns. Olivia will inherit the land and the traditions she has come to love. But first she must check the ambitions of her wealthy cousin Max. Charming, sophisticated and ruthless, Max makes no secret of his desire to be master of Clarrow Fell – and of Olivia too . .
Category: Fiction

Yorkshire Ditties First Series To Which Is Added The Cream Of Wit And Humour From His Popular Writings

Author : John Hartley
ISBN : 9783847208884
Genre : Fiction
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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.
Category: Fiction

The Early Days Of The Power Station Industry

Author : R. H. Parsons
ISBN : 9781107475045
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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First published in 1940, this book describes how the power industry originated and describes the various types of machinery and equipment used in power stations up to the end of the nineteenth century, by which point the steam turbine and three-phase turbo alternator became more commonly employed. The text is also accompanied by engravings and photographs of Victorian power stations and equipment. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of public electricity supply.
Category: Technology & Engineering