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B137 LOST TRANSPORT AIRPORT ROUTES / CREWE STATION Unknown
Programme begins by detailing the history of Manchester and Liverpool Airports. A presenter is seen at the site of Manchester's first purpose built airfield at Alexandra Park, built in 1911, which is now Hough End Playing Fields. There are shots of Rackhouse Housing Estate in Wythenshawe, where the first municipal More...
B138 LOST TRANSPORT WINDERMERE STEAMER Unknown
A romantic look back at the long history of steam-powered passenger boats on Lake Windermere in the Lake District. Various stills are shown: the first Windermere steamer the 'Lady of the Lake' which launched in 1845; other Victorian passenger paddle steamers; and a tea party taking place on board More...
B136 LOST TRANSPORT LIVERPOOL OVERHEAD RAILWAY / TRAMS c. 1985
Looks at the history of Liverpool's Overhead Railway - the "Dockers' Umbrella" - from its beginnings in 1855 to its closure by Parliament and demolition in 1957. Numerous black and white stills are shown featuring the building of the "Overhead", its various stations, bomb damage to the line after WW2 and general More...
 
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