8mm Footage 'Trams, Steam Locomotives and Diesel Railcars on the Isle of Man'

1979-1982 in Isle of Man

Original 8mm amateur film shot by Michael Green. Manx Electric Railway (MER) and the Isle of Man Railway (IMR); tramcar No.1 with trailer 37, from the MER with “Douglas and Laxey Electric Tramway” written on the side of the tram; Bulgham Bay and Dhoon Queery; Snaefell Mountain Railway; Laxey wheel (Lady Isabella waterwheel). Tramcars No.1 and 4 at summit; No.6 and 3 are filmed from inside a tram passing by; Dhoon and Dreemskerry; the Isle of Man Railway; diesel railcar stopped at Douglas and the locomotive No.13, Kissack, leaving the station; red steam locomotive No.4, Loch; locomotive No.11, Maitland, and a Foxdale coach; Douglas horse drawn tramway features two horse trams, No.14 (double-decker) and No.12. The first one is baring a poster for the “Horse tram centenary”; tramcar No.5 passing, also the trailer No.72 being pulled out of a shed by a blue truck; poster for the ‘Cavalcade of electric cars’; IMR, in Douglas, locomotive No.12 Hutchinson, a diesel railcar, and locomotive No.13, Kissack.


Moving Images
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acetate, plastic (unidentified) and cardboard
8 mm film
Mavis Dagmar Green