GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY FILMS

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Places:

  • Aberdeen
  • Highlands, the
  • Invernesshire
  • Kincardineshire
  • Morayshire
  • Ross-shire

Subjects:

  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY FILMS

Reference number: 2731

Date: 1961* - 1963

Director: [filmed by David Gordon, Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.00 mins

Description: Footage of and from various steam locomotives, diesel engines and railway related activities.

Filmed by railway enthusiast, the Marquis of Aberdeen and Temair. See also refs. 2732, 2780, 2781, 2782, 2783, 2784, 2786.

Digitisation funded by British Film Institute 'Unlocking Film Heritage', awarding funds from the National Lottery.

Shotlist: [Shotlisted with the aid of notes found in can]

REEL 1
[*1961] [col] Standard Class V on turntable, the "Granite City" Engine No. 73007 (0.27) [b/w] goods train loading (0.48) [col] local train (Logier...?) Midland compound and goods at siding (1.13) Postal at Stonehaven, station master loads mail sack onto hook for collection (1.53) Various trains at Den (?) of Logie, boys on bank and viaduct (3.17) A4 from Bridge Street, Aberdeen (3.54) Boys going back to school wave from train as it pulls away (4.25) Caledonian coaches (4.37) Diesel leaving [skull and bones design on jersey of enthusiast] (4.46) Class V - Aberdeen station (4.49) A4 backing in, Buckeye (?) trouble leaving [engine in reverse] [dark] (5.15) Another A4 leaving (60031) [dark], A2/3 arriving - back to shed [dark] (5.47) Ferryhill (6.02) A4 from Wellington Bridge [OOF] (6.15) 2 x A4s on turntable (60031 and 60012) (7.39) Nigg - various steam locomotives and goods wagons, Ferryhill and NE - diesel and 65913 (8.20) Postal going past sheds (8.41) Diesel shunter at sheds (8.45) Postal in Joint station, in snow, Aberdeen (9.18) Nigg - light engine - Austerity, 60319 and others (9.54) 60042 at Joint station, Aberdeen (10.05)

REEL 2
[*1962 and '63] Cairnie Junction from train (0.7) Cullen and Spey Bridge (0.19) [*1962] Elgin from D.M.V. (view from driver's cab) (0.39) Inverness - Spey Bridge - Elgin (1.07) Aberdeen North End - South end (60096) (1.26) Directors' Saloon [dark] (1.39) Postal on Dee Bridge [dark] (1.50) Four engines at Ferryhill [dark] (2.10) A4 (2.16) [*1963] Maud Junction - Peterhead - Maud - Fraserburgh (3.30) St. Combs - Fraserburgh (4.06) Mormond Hill - Maud, Nigg - Postal and harbour (4.51) Great Northern (4472) LNER and enthusiasts (5.19) Gordon Highlanders pipes and drums play off D9016 (5.58) "Sir Nigel Gresley" outside Aberdeen (6.15) Craigellachie to Aviemore and back (8.00) Royal train at Ballater - outside town (8.34) "Earl Marischal" leaves Aberdeen by GNSR No. (60502) (9.14)