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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 31 – Summer 1983

Tenterden Terrier Number 31Number 31 – Summer 1983

Rolling stock restored
Paul Ramsden
Photos of Mark 1 BSO No. 73 and Esso tank wagon

Colonel Stephens – the twilight years
Philip Shaw
Account of the last years, from a stroke in January 1930 to his death at the Lord Warden Hotel, Dover, on Friday 23 October 1931

First trains to Hexden Bridge
P.D. Shaw
The official reopening of the line from Wittersham Road to Hexden Bridge by Robert Neame, Chairman of the South East England Tourist Board, took place on 25 April 1983

Men against the jungle
Robin Dyce
The work of the Clearance Department, including notes by Keith Russ of Wildernesse School, Sevenoaks

Traffic at Hodson’s mill
Neil Rose
History of the sole industrial siding of the K&ESR, from 1954 to its official closure on 1 January 1970 (see also correspondence, No. 32, Winter 1983, p.31)

Carriages in camera – Part 1
History of K&ESR carriages Nos. 1-22, acquired between 1899 and 1908

Brief encounters
Doug Lindsay
Use of the K&ESR for film, television and photographic contracts, 1969 to 1983

The ‘Bumper’ is coming back
P.D. Shaw
Brief report of plans (unfortunately not realised) by the Ford Motor Company to build a replica of one of the Ford railcar sets based on Ford Model T chassis