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Tales of the rails and other minor indiscetions.

Tales of the rails and other minor indiscetions.

Neil Johnson is a regular contributor to DT Bygones as well as this website and this article gives a wonderful incite to a time when life was a little different. AJB

Earlier this year / last year in one of my regular contributions to ‘Bygones’ about the railways of Derbyshire, I recalled how well over forty years ago a friend and myself journeyed t o Central Europe to view their rail systems and the last of the Continent’s regular steam loco workings. Within this piece I outlined a minor indiscretion whereby as very young men…

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Tales of the rails and other minor indiscetions.

Tales of the rails and other minor indiscetions.

Earlier this year / last year in one of my regular contributions to ‘Bygones’ about the railways of Derbyshire, I recalled how well over forty years ago a friend and myself journeyed t o Central Europe to view their rail systems and the last of the Continent’s regular steam loco workings. Within this piece I outlined a minor indiscretion whereby as very young men we had collected returned coins from malfunctioning left luggage boxes and spent the proceeds on …

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Chaddesden’s Five Forgotten Railway Cottages.
The Derby Kilbourn Colliery Company Additional Notes.
The Derby Kilburn Colliery Company.
The Chaddesden Tramway Maps.