Original 16mm amateur film 'Vale of Neath Railway Viaduct'

Made:
c1960

16mm film in cardboard case, approximatley 10 feet of silent colour film. Handwritten on label: Vale of Neath Railway ? Shot showing a steam train passing on a viaduct, village in the background on the other end of the viaduct

These reels of original amateur filmed footage were shot by William Herbert Glyn Thomas who was a Travel Agent, born in 1916, who passed away in May 1992. The films relate mainly to two topics: railways and travel abroad and were taken between mid-1960s and early 1970s, though not all railway footage, they document travel in all its forms and demonsrate the link between railways and leisure travel.

Details

Category:
Moving Images
Object Number:
2017-7124/9
Materials:
acetate, cardboard, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
16 mm film
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • photographic material
  • film
credit:
Mr Glyn Thomas