Film: 5064

Railways | 1950 | Silent | Colour


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The re-opening of the Tal-y-llyn railway. Wales. Amateur home movie 1950's

Towyn Station. Laying tracks. Cleaning steam engines and the new stations. Talyllyn Railway. Dolgoch waterfall. Working on the line. Close up of a steam engine called Douglas, narrow gauge. Lots of men standing around talking. Lots of onlookers and day-trippers. People riding on the steam train. Workers examining the tracks. Uncoupling a locomotive engine and putting it on the back of a large truck. Talyllyn train. Onlookers. An important looking man makes a speech into a microphone. The opening of the railway. New Dolgoch steam engine. Locomotive pulls into station. Text 'And so the Tal-y-llyn carries on, upholder of a great tradition. The End.'

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