STEAM TRAIN STORY

Bill Tennent talks to steam train driver Jack Irving about the controls of his Black Five locomotive no. 45363. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Transport

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Series:

  • Time out with tennent

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: STEAM TRAIN STORY

Reference number: T0179

Date: 1965

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.43 mins

Description: Bill Tennent presents a programme about steam engines. Features interview with steam train driver, who explains his work and why he loves steam engines. Interior shots of the engine and drivers cab, as well as shots of the train moving out of the depot. See also ref. {T1620}

Shotlist: No credits. Bill Tennent standing beside steam engine; attempts climbing up (1.10) Tennent in cab talking to the driver, now in boiler suit. Driver speaks of driving in poor weather conditions; signals; and describes the function of the controls (4.33) Shot of engine [mute] (5.54) Shot from cab (6.43)