Archive items in 1990

Riccall train-spotter to British Rail ECML Technician

  Steve Bolton’s memoir tells of his adventures as a youthful train-spotter in Riccall and beyond. He later fulfilled his…

Russell Jones – Riccall coal miner

Russell Jones, who now lives in Riccall, was born into a mining family who moved from Lancashire to Barnsley. After…

The Selby Complex by Dave Douglass

This article provides a general history of the Selby Coalfield. It has a particular emphasis on industrial relations at Selby…

LNER Encyclopedia – Historical Website

This website “The London and North Eastern Railway Encyclopedia” has a wealth of information. We intend to identify a selection…

The Flying Scotsman

This item is taken from the National Railway Museum website www.railwaymuseum.org.uk . More information can be found on http://www.flyingscotsman.org.uk/  and…

Wikipedia Article on Selby Coalfield

This article describes the history of the coalfield and ‘post closure’

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Archive

Papers relating to nature reserves, including minutes, annual reports, management plans, work programmes, ecological surveys, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and press…

Yorkshire Collieries 1947-1994 Book by Eddie Downs

This publication – Yorkshire Collieries 1947-1994 by Eddie Downes published by Think Pit Publications – is available from the National…

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