Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 10 - Summer 1976

Tenterden Terrier Number 10Number 10 – Summer 1976

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The Poppy Appeal Special
A special train, hauled by USA locomotive No. 22 ‘Maunsell’, was run on 2 November 1975 for the Norbury branch of the Royal British Legion

8-11
Memories of Salford Terrace
Charles F. Klapper
The author recalls his friendship with Colonel Stephens, which began with a visit to his offices at 23 Salford Terrace, Tonbridge in the mid-1920s.  See also letter from H.C. Casserley referring to this article (Tenterden Terrier No. 11, p.16, Winter 1976)

12-15
The Wittersham Extension Project
Michael Hart
The Project Manager describes how the railway from Newmill bridge to Wittersham Road station is being rebuilt with the help of a grant from the Manpower Services Commission under the Job Creation Programme.  Also includes an artist’s impression of the completed station by Clifford Mason

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From our ticket collection – The number one passenger
Robin Doust
Illustrates and describes Colonel Stephens’ aluminium free passes (each No. 1) for the K&ESR, the East Kent, the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire and the Weston Clevedon & Portishead

18-19
One year’s hard labour
John Weller
Describes a year’s work with the permanent way relaying gang, mainly resleepering from Rolvenden towards Wittersham Road

20-22
Personalities of Colonel Stephens’ railways – Percy Sheppard of the Rye & Camber Tramway
John Miller
Interview with Percy Sheppard, who worked on the Rye & Camber Tramway shortly before the Great War, and then from about 1920 to 1029

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On the level
Stephen Garrett
The legal consequences of a collision between a K&ESR train and a motor van driven by Mr Matson in 1916 on the level crossing at Biddenden station

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From the railway archives – the young apprentice
P.D.S.
A photograph of H.F. Stephens on the footplate of Metropolitan Railway ‘A’ class 4-4-0T No. 20 when he was an apprentice in the Locomotive Department at Neasden