Full record for 'STEAM TRAIN STORY'

Bill Tennent talks to steam train driver Jack Irving about the controls of his Black Five locomotive no. 45363. (clip) [74958470]

Film status

  • 3rd party copyright
    Sometimes we will be unable to make copies available because of restrictions on the National Library of Scotland under copyright legislation or due to the conditions of deposit.

Find similar films


  • Transport


  • Television documentary


  • Time out with tennent


  • 1960s


Reference number: T0179

Date: 1965

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.43 mins

Description: Bill Tennent presents a programme about steam engines. Features interview with steam train driver, who explains his work and why he loves steam engines. Interior shots of the engine and drivers cab, as well as shots of the train moving out of the depot. See also ref. T1620

Shotlist: No credits. Bill Tennent standing beside steam engine; attempts climbing up (1.10) Tennent in cab talking to the driver, now in boiler suit. Driver speaks of driving in poor weather conditions; signals; and describes the function of the controls (4.33) Shot of engine [mute] (5.54) Shot from cab (6.43)

Please see Understanding catalogue records for help interpreting this information.