JUST A FEW LINES - INDEX

 Index to Just a Few Lines issue’s 19 – 39 (main articles)

 

Title

Subject

Issue

A day in the life of a branch

John Snell tells the story of a days working

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A day in the life of a Training Ship

A lucky find

Alfred Smiths day on the Mount Edgcumbe 1910

Southern Railway excess fare ticket signed JS

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33

BA&CLR distances

BA&CLR Signalling

Bere Alston HAA

Bell codes

Bere Ferrers work

Table of distances and regulations for measurement

A look at the signalling contract 1907

The story of the WWII Heavy Anti-aircraft battery at Bere Alston

SR bell codes between Tavistock and Kings Rd.

Work in progress at the station

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38

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34

39

Bere Ferrers Tragedy

Bere Ferrers Tragedy

Bere Ferrers Tragedy

Bere Ferrers new signs

Block working

Story of the death of New Zealand servicemen 1917

Remembering the new Zealand soldiers 2009

An update with a new photograph

New Zealand Tragedy signs installed at the station

How signalling worked on the Callington branch

21

33

37

36

39

Bodmin Rd to Wadebridge

The timetable of the line for 1955

24

Book review

LSWR Carriages Vol. 3

19

Bookr eview

Past and Present - North & West Devon

19

Book review

The Torrington & Marland Light Railway

20

Book review

Tavistock North & South

21

Book review

Great Scenic Railways of Devon & Cornwall

21

Book review

LSWR Carriages Vol. 4

23

Book review

TS Mount Edgcumbe for boys

24

Book review

Book review

Book review

Book review

Book review

Colonel Stephens – A Celebration

Aspects of Saltash, Bruce Hunt - an illustrated history

Voices of Calstock Parish - personel memories

Laira Fireman by Phil Rundle - footplate recollections

District Controllers view -  North Cornwall

24

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39

Boys will be boys

Broad gauge to Calstock

Railway accident near Ernesettle 1917. derailed

What might have been and nearly was

22

31

Built at Saltash

Building of the sloops Tamar and Alderney

27

Callington and the Railway

Callington as a Tourist Centre

News report of the proposed line from Saltash 1895

Reflecting on the plans for Callington in 1912

20

31

Callington branch personnel

Callington Branch Trains

Key people involved in the early  years

Train working in the 1950s

19

38

Calstock hoist

Building and disposing of the hoist 1938

23

Camping coaches

The Bere Ferrers coaches, prices and contents

23

Candles and soap

West of England soap and steric acid candle works

27

Carriage, workings 1959

Cattedown branch

Cattewater Branch

Bere Alton to Callingon

A look at this short Plymouth branch that is now out of use

A first hand account of the branch worked by

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35

38

Centenary Weekend

Chairmen of the LSWR

Celebrations for 100 years of the Callington Branch

A list of LSWR chairmen 1832 - 1922

27

29

Christmas cards

A selection of cards based on Bere Ferrers station  

19

Christow

Report on our evening out at Christow

21

Class 33 on Gunnislake branch

33103 Swordfish with Hastings unit

20

Coal wagon

Photographic report on the coal wagons progress

22

Colonel Stephens

Coming up with the goods

Community Rail Festival

The Society members weekend at Bere Ferrers

The 2008 rail festival at bere Ferrers

The rebuilding of the 20 ton goods brake van at Bere Ferrers

27

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33

Conversion of the gauge

1892 and the GWR change to standard gauge

23

Cornubian

Story of the SR Paciffic run to Penzance 1964

27

Cornwall’s new line

Newspaper report on the opening of the branch

26

Cost of crossing the Tamar

Extract from Act of Parliament March 1832

20

Crane

Crossing tracks

Crossings and sidings

Day out on the M&GN

Defoe to Turner

Delivering the news

Delivering the news

Ransom & Rapier 1 ton crane (photo)

Chris Grove looks at the history of LSWR iron footbridges

All the crossings and sidings along the Callington branch

David hale recounts a railway day out in the 1930's

Book review of 'The Saltash Ferry' by Bruce Hunt

How our daily newspapers got to the south west

Final part of the news story

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Dingles

Dock Dung

Report an visit to Dingles Steam Village 2006

How 'Dock Dung' was collected, used for and whats it left behind

21

32

DVD

Quiz details

19

Eddystone Lighthouse

Egloskerry

Excursions

F. Neale and a 395 class

History of the lighthouse from 1698

Summer BBQ at a wonderful location

Waybill for a day outm on the Callington branch

Proof that a tender engine worked to Callington

24

38

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33

Fantastic night out

Group visit to Bodmin & Wentford Railway 2007

24

Feedback

Hingston Down quarrySidings

20

Ferries to Bere Alston and Ferrers

First aid box

Early local ferry working on the River Tamar

A GWR first aid box from Bere Ferrers Station 1958

25

36

First diesel breaks down

First for the Belle

Fruit and flowers (1)

Fruit and flowers (2)

Fruit and flowers (3)

Garden railway

Greenhill works

Report WMN 1964, first day of diesel working

The Tamar Belle wedding proposal

An in depth look at the trade in the Tamat Valley - John Snell

Part two of John Snells feature on the Tamar Valley

The final part of John Snells feature on the Tamar Valley

A look at Ian Pethers garden railway

The works along the track

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30

31

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Goods wagons of the PD&SWJR

Guards van

Gunnislake manure canal

Gunnislake station demolition

Gunnislake Station History

A close look at the goods rolling stock

Phoenix project to rebuild the fire damaged brake van

A history of this little known canal

Photographic coverage of the demolition of the station building

An in depth look at the opperation of Gunnislake by John Snell

22

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HF Stephens & the Callington branch

Hidden Valley

High speed miracle

Hilda

The Colonel’s involvement in the lines building

Big kids evening out at the Hidden Valley - illustrated

A railway tale from David Hale 

Update on what is happening to Hilda

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36

32

38

Hingston Down

Horace Griffin

Inclines

Industrial Railways

Did Hingston Down Quarry have a railway White-Rocks

An apprentice engine fitter - Callington 1914

A look at local inclines and how an inclines works

A talk by Roger Hateley

37

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34

33

Information required.

Request for information on Percy Jarvis

21

Insurance

Kelly mine

Policies of the PD&SWJR

Group visit to Kelly Mine and Bovey Tracy

21

38

Kilworthy Farm

Kings in Cornwall

Kingsbridge

Kingsbridge

Land Cruise

Launceston Steam Railway

Lee Moor Tramway

History of the farm and group visit

Mauriice Dart explores the issue, myth or fact?

A poem to celerbrate the opening of the Kingsbridge branch

A poem to celerbrate the closing of the Kingsbridge branch

Land cruise timetable for 1957

Heritage group night out (colour feature)

Maurice Dart puts us right on the Plymouth section

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38

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35

Local place names

How they evolved

19

Local PO wagons

Hoar Brothers - Tavistock

19

Local railway history (1)

Tavistock, Coyton, Liddaton, Lydford, M Tavy

22

Local railway history (2)

Marsh Mills to Tavistock

23

Local railway history (3)

Princetown branch & Devon Great Consols

24

Local railway history (4)

The ECMR & Lydford to Devonport

25

Local railway history (5)

Passengers and the race to the west

26

Locomotives of the PD&SWJR

A look at the two 0-6-2T that operated the branch

25

LSWR regulations

Smoking regulations on stations 1864

28

Luckett

Extract from SR appendices for 1934

19

Lydford - broad or standard

Lynton and Barnstple Railway

Lynton and Barnsaple visit

Lynton - Lynmouth cliff railway

A look at the gauge at Lydford Station

A history of the very interesting line

Tamar Belle Group visit to Woody Bay Station L&B

History of cliff railway and group visit

22

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29

Market ticket to Tavistock

Memories

Waybill of train fairs to Tavistock

Lyndsay remembers the raiways of her youth

19

39

Mines of the TamarValley

Model railways

Monarch of the Tamar

Morewellham in administration

Morewell Barton

My love of trains

Location and material mined

Model of Brentor based on Brent in South Devon

A paddle boat goes up the Tamar to Mowellham

How this tourist attraction lost its way

Heritage Group visit to this local little known jem

Philip Harrison explains his passion for railways

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37

33

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38

Mystery of the Bere Alston sign

Newton Abbot evening out

North London line

Bere Alston Junction sign discovered in garden

Illustrated account of our evening at Newton Abbot

A potted history of the line by D.R. Hale

26

36

29

Off the rails in Scotland

The use of old coaches in the Scottish countryside

23

Okeltor Quay

Only time will tell

Oops

Brief history with map of the mine workings

Clock from Callington Station or maybe not

Report on an accident Calstock

22

36

38

Open Day

Ordeal by flood - 1960

Passed members

Report on open day 2006

How the railways in the SW coped with the disruption

Members who are no longer with us

21

34

39

PD&SWJR tablet & staff

Paperwork required for pilotman working

25

PD&SWJR ticket

Waybill for carriage of a dog, original paperwork

20

Perry Spears siding

Personal profile

The siding and working at Gunnislake

Ron Lawry

37

19

Personal profile

Tony Geldart

20

Personal profile

Donald Lee - Chairman of TBHG

21

Personal profile

Gerry Full

22

Personal profile

Dennis Fairchild

23

Personal profile

Phoenix Railway

Phonix brickworks

Pitts Cleave & Wilminstone Quarries 

David Stanbury (TBHG membership secretary)

A look at the narrow gauge railway at Sevenstones Halt

History of the brick works at Sevenstones

An in depth look at the workings of these Tavistock quarries

28

38

39

33

Power House

Poom Mans Friend

Plans to build an engine house at Bere Ferrers

Follow up to 'Dock Dung' from John Lipscombe

19

33

Progress at Bere Ferrers

Update on work carried out at Heritage centre 2008

27

Questions Questions

RAF Harrowbeer

Colour of BA&CLR

History of this local WWII air base

19

38

Rail motors at Plymouth

Railway Boundary Markers

Railway gardens and houses

Notice of rail motor working 1907

A short history of boundary markers

Railway owned staff accomodation on the Callington Branch

19

33

38

Railway poem

Opening of the branch to Callington

26

Railway politics in East Cornwall

Rattlebrook Peat Railway

Return to Tavistock

How Launceston got two railways

Evening walk and line description

A presentation by Peter Frost about plans for rail to Tavistock

37

28

33

Royal Albert Bridge

Royal Albert Bridge 150

Saltash ferry

History of the building and opening

A brief look at the Saltash celerbrations 1859-2009

 Dates and fate of all the ferries

28

31

38

Sanitation in Calstock

Sanitary measures wanted, Calstock 1854

27

Seal and crest of the PD&SWJR

Scheduled Ancient Monument

Shivering on a basic railway.

How the seal and crest were discovered

An unusual monument at Saltash

The experience of one mans journey from Gunnislake to Plymouth

20

37

30

Shunting at Callingon

Extract from the WTT for 1934

22

Shunting at Gunnislake

Sidings and level crossing

Extract from WTT

John Snell remembers the sidings on the Callington branch

20

39

Sidings on the Callington branch

Table and notes on all the branch sidings

21

Signal box

Update on work at Bere Ferrers signal box

20

Signalling at Luckett

Signalling at Gunnislake

New information and questions

A look at the original signalling at Gunnislake

22

29

Sloop Tamar

Voyages of the sloop Tamar

27

Snow of 62

How the bad weather of 1962 affected the railway

23

South Devon Railway

The group night out June 2008

27

South-Western Railway

Official notice of the opening Lydford to Devonport

22

Stanley George Hartnell

Contract of employment. Manager BA&CLR 1910

21

Station data

Tamar Belle Holiday

Dates and events at Lydford station

How we enjoyed a holinday at Bere Ferrers

22

37

Tamar Belle rail tour

Tamar a Glittering Continuity

Tamar Bridge ground frame

Temporary signal box

The day steam returned to Bere Alston

Review of the video with Craig Rich

A ground frame commisioned for building of the road bridge

Tamar Bridge temporary GF for the building of the road bridge

23

38

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37

Tickets on the PD&SWJR

Pictorial history of the company’s tickets

24

Timetable proposals

Plymouth - Gunnislake changes to TT

19

Train puffs it farewell

Tregantle Military Railway

Unusual Working

Callington station master - AE Lazenbury

The story of a little known East Cornwall railway

Tavistock North to Tavistock South

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33

Vanishing heritage

Bere Alston’s last bit of GPO history

27

Warleigh Estate clauses

Demands by the estate on the PD&SWJR

21

Weekend return tickets

William Odgers VC

Cheap WE tickets from Callington

How this little known local hero won the VC

20

30

With sadness

Don Lee and Dewi Myrddin

26

Withdrawal of Passenger Service

Working the Callington branch

WWI staging post

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BR Board withdrawal notice main line

From our own member Arthur who worked the branch in the 60's

A look at George's excellent model

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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