Steam days: Travels with a Duchess and the fishing line

United Kingdom, 1987

TV show
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Presented by Miles Kington, dedicated enthusiast, this celebration of the steam age looks at some of the great British engines, travels the famous lines and meets the wonderfully eccentric people who keep steam alive in Britain today. “Travels with a Duchess” looks at The Duchess of Hamilton, one of the most famous passenger trains built in the 1930s. “The Fishing Line” travels the fishing line from Fort William to Malliag, built to transport herring at the end of the nineteenth century.

Credits

co-producer

Neil Cameron

Peter Walton

production company

BBC

Language

English

Duration

01:00:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39346

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroad trains

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads - Great Britain

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Steam-engines

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Steam-engines

People → Kington, Miles

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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