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Ely to Wymondham by Train
Ely to Wymondham by Train

Ely to Wymondham by Train 1968

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Ely to Wymondham by Train 1968

14 mins United Kingdom

Edward Thorp, known as ‘Chib’, an undertaker from Leigh on Sea, spent his weekends throughout the year visiting the rural railway lines in East Anglia with wife Edna and their dog Micky. Chib always took along his 8mm camera, a good supply of Kodachrome film, and a tape recorder, to document their trips. Chib would edit the film himself at home, and sometimes record a commentary.

The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.

Genres

Amateur film

Tags

Railway stations Railway journeys Railway workers Railway tracks Beeching Plan Train services

Collection

Going Places

Released

1968

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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