Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 14 – Winter 1977

Tenterden Terrier Number 14Number 14 – Winter 1977

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The Detling Extension
Simon Green
The K&ESR exhibit at the Kent County Show in July 1977 included locomotive ‘Marcia’, two lengths of track (250 feet with flat-bottom rail and 180 feet with bullhead), two wagons, a Wickham trolley and two pump trolleys

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Keeping the passengers moving
Paul Ramsden
Outlines the work and the objectives of the Carriage and Wagon Department.  Mentions the arrival on the K&ESR on 26 and 27 July 1977 on three BR Mark 1 carriages (M25446, E3753 and S4037) and a Southern Railway four-wheeled passenger brake van (S440S)

11-12
The last day
Peter Davis
Concludes the reminiscences of the last-day special train from Headcorn to Robertsbridge on 2 January 1954

13-15
Steam Up – 1977
Mark Yonge
Brief report on the second annual steam event on 17-18 September 1977, with photographs by Brian Stephenson

19-22
Oh, Mr Porter!
Mark Yonge
The making of the Gainsborough film of 1937, based on interviews with the art director, Alec Vetchinsky, and Colin Abbott, who fired the locomotive (K&ESR No. 2 ‘Northiam’) during filming

23-25
The Hesperus quads
Stephen Garrett
Outlines the history of the four locomotives named ‘Hesperus’ on the Colonel Stephens railways: a rebuilt Neilson 0-4-2ST on the Selsey Tramway, an ‘Ilfracombe Goods’ 0-6-0 on the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light Railway (No. 3), a Sharp Stewart 2-4-0T on the Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Light Railway, and a Manning Wardle 0-6-0ST (as rebuilt by the Great Western) on the K&ESR (No. 8)

26-27
From our ticket collection – Hop-pickers’ holiday
Robin Doust
Illustrates and describes two tickets printed for hop-pickers in the 1940s

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Boats on Newmill Channel
Brian Stephenson
Photograph of a train on the Oxney Straight hauled by No. 23 ‘Holman F. Stephens’ passing sailing boats on the Newmill Channel