DVD - Building a Castle

Price £15.00

Shipping and Handling £3.00

This DVD is a stunning insight into how the Great Western Railway and its successors in BR went about the construction of the Castle class locomotives. Until now few people have been privileged to see this film which has become something of a legend amongst GWR enthusiasts. Filmed in black and white by the Swindon A shop Chief Erecting shop foreman, Stan Millard, and his assistant Perc Jarvis, the film was only able to be made with the permission of the WR CME Kenneth Cook and the assistance of many of those at Swindon responsible for building the Castles. 

The film focuses on the activities of building the last 10 Castles, No’s 7028 to 7037, which obviously includes our very own 7029 ‘Clun Castle’. We have been given special permission to release this DVD by Stan Millard’s son Frank as a means of raising money for the restoration of 7029. 

The film is accompanied with a short piece by Frank Millard on how the film came to be made and an informative commentary has been added to this previously silent film.

Proceeds from the sale of the items above are intended to raise funds for the continuing overhaul of our Castle class locomotive 7029 ‘Clun Castle’.

As well as buying a great product you will help to return 7029 Clun Castle to the mainline.


For a preview, visit http://www.tyseleylocoworks.co.uk/sales/dv_castle.htm


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