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The Dornoch Light Railway DVD

Date Added: 09 November 2010 Year: 2007 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2010_114 | Picture No: 9905

DVD with the title 'Dornoch Light Railway - The story of the beginning and end of a Highland branch line' produced by Historylinks Museum in 2007. The DVD content includes: A History (33mins) - Why and how it was built - the opening, running and closure of the line; Memories (18 min) - Memories of those who worked and travelled on the line; From Above (23mins) - the route of the line from Dornoch to the Mound and back again shot from a microlight plus Extas: 'Proud Sutherland' - a film produced in 1951 for the Festival of Britain; 'The Dunrobin' - the Duke of Sutherland's train that ran on the opening day now runs in British Columbia; 'Historylinks Museum' - a short film showing the museum and some of its collection. Documents in pdf form were included on the DVD, for access by computer only, showing the Dornoch Light Railway Commemorative 100th anniversary edition of the book by Barry Turner and a collection of photographs, plans, cutting and anecdotes. The DVD was launched at a premiere showing in the West Church Hall, Dornoch on Saturday 13th October 2007 (see picture #3598) [The film clip provides a brief view of the start of the DVD which may be purchased from the museum shop using the External Link below]

Dimensions: Length150 mm - Width 135 mm thickness 14 mm

External Link: historylinks.org.uk

Groups: Film


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