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Farmer Moving South
The true story of a farmer who transported his entire livestock from Yorkshire to Sussex via train - on the coldest night of the year.
1952 17 mins
The true story of a farmer who decided to sell his land in Yorkshire and move his entire stock – cattle, pigs and poultry, machinery, ploughs and tractors – south to Sussex by rail in December, on, as it turned out, the coldest night of the year. In this filmed record, A G Street, writer and broadcaster, discusses some of the unusual problems of the move with Inspector Barr of British Railways.
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