The contents of Newsletters for 2009

Issue 112 Autumn 2009

plaque on a station passed on the Rail Tour

©Jane Waterfield 2009

Contents:

  • Reports of summer walks and visits 2009:
    • Titchmarsh Mill
    • West Midlands Rail Tour
    • Collyweston
    • Kettering Furnaces
    • Long Buckby
    • Stotfold Mill
  • Notice of visit to Hunts County Bats
  • Two quite different shows
  • Miscellany of items of interest:
    • Another early railed way
    • Rushden Town's old railway
    • Tornado steams ahead
    • A famous brand of shoes in new hands
    • PoW's cocoa tin radio in exhibition
  • Of this and that:
    • A brief history of bread
    • Planning applications
  • And finally:
    • Spoil sports - 200 years of manual clock winding comes to an end

Availability: out of print

Issue 111 Summer 2009

Gothic stone plinth, Nassington Quarry

©TJ Waterfield 2009

Contents:

  • Reports of winter talks:
    • Steam Tramways of Northampton
  • Reports of summer walks and visits 2009:
    • Rothwell Town
    • SATRA Technology Centre
    • Nassington quarries
  • Travels in Northamptonshire
  • Samuel Isaac: 1812 - 1886
  • Miscellany of items of interest:
    • Tram conductor summoned for overcrowded tramcar
    • Alchin steam engine
  • Of this and that:
    • Planning applications
    • Barratts shoe factory
    • QE2's future
    • Beaulieu tide mill
    • WW2 plane flies again - Fairey Swordfish
  • And finally:
    • A stunning senior moment

Availability: out of print

Issue 110 Spring 2009

Detail of Avenue House, Kettering

©Ron Whittaker 2009

Contents:

  • Reports of winter talks:
    • Members' evening
  • Field trip to Snowdonia
  • A West Midlands rail Oddesy!
  • Miscellany of items of interest:
    • The Lego factory
    • WNDC and the gas holders
    • Cologne Archive building collapses
    • Red Wheel scheme - Transport Heritage
  • The work of Weedon Depot
  • Of this and that:
    • Did you know?
    • Planning applications

Availability: out of print

Issue 109 Winter 2009

Detail of pew end at Wellingborough School

©Jane Waterfield 2009

Contents:

  • Reports of summer walks and visits 2009:
    • Jos Rogers
    • Hunsbury Hill
  • Reports of winter talks:
    • The Royal train - 166 years of progress
    • A Brief history of of the Kettering Iron and Coal Company
  • Heritage Day at Wellingborough
  • Miscellany of items of interest:
    • Greenwich signals true time to railway
    • How things used to be done before Health and Safety
    • An 18th century celebrity
    • A 19th century traffic offence
  • Proposed Severn Barrage

Availability: out of print