Archive items in 1990

Interview with David Price – Selby Miner

  David’s interview covers 40 years in the industry in the UK and abroad. He started in mining in 1973…

The Selby Toll Bridge

1790: An Act was presented to Parliament to construct a bridge linking Selby and Barlby. The Act passed through Parliament…

Selby Coalfield Timeline

Some important dates associated with the Selby Coalfied: May 1972: An National Coal Board Regional geologist presents his paper on the…

Bawtry Road Railway Bridge, Selby

Also called the Thelson Oils Bridge, the bridge was located on the old Selby-Goole line. The railway opened in 1907…

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 youthful…

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’s 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’.

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