8mm amateur footage of Flying Scotsman lcoomotive, Edinburgh station and family holiday filmed by Ralph Maxwell Rhodes

1960-1970 in United States

Original 8mm colour silent film, footage shot by Ralph Maxwell Rhodes between 1960-1970. 400 feet reel. Content includes: view of Edinburgh Inc station from Castle, shots of castle family holiday film, North York Moors Farndale fields of daffocils, Rievaulx Abbey, Flying Scostman and diesels

Ralph Maxwell Rhodes, who worked for British Railways in Doncaster, accompanied Flying Scotsman on his journey to the USA, filming the locomotive last trip to Liverpool before its departure for the United States by sea, its arrival and unloading at Boston, and some of its American tour in 1969. Ralph Rhodes filmed a few other railway footage which was donated to the museum alongside his footage of the Flying Scotsman American tour.


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cellulose acetate and cardboard
overall: 150 mm x 150 mm x 10 mm,
film reel