Prosser, Owen H.

Made:
2000-10-17 in Rhyl
maker:
Gould, Hugh

d.o.b. 1921- 09-28, railway work 1949-2000, Topics: railway preservation; Places: Festiniog; Talyllyn; Childhood and youth, GPO, Royal Navy, British Rail, Aston, engine cleaner, fireman, Ministry of Transport, Bristol; background to railway preservation; correspondence, DSM Barrie, S.H. Keys, Winston Churchill, Tom Rolt; Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society; Festiniog, Eskdale, Middleton; Bluebell, Welshpool, Llanfair; 1968 Transport Act; defeat of 1975 Somers Bill; current preservation situation; RDA formation; SRUBLUC; 1978 merger, formation of RDS. End. 3.1496 x 2.8346 x .315 in.

Details

Category:
Oral Histories
Collection:
National Archive of Railway Oral History
Object Number:
NAROH2000-77
type:
recording
taxonomy:
  • functions
  • functions (activities)
credit:
Friends of the National Railway Museum