• Short Summary

    Footage of the Devil Dyke Baby railway in Sussex.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "SUSSEX"

    Brief M/S of Train driver, Signalman and Station Master Mr Charles John Weller hooking up a train on the famous baby railway known as the Devil Dyke Baby Railway. The commentator says it is making it's last journey as it is to be replace by a bus service.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    993.15
    Media URN:
    49930
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:30:00 / 01:27:47:00
    Canister:
    39/1

Comments (1)

  1. Henry Page says

    My father, Harry Page, worked as from the age of 14 to 16 on the Dyke Baby Railway, I think as a sort of boy porter-come-general-hand until he was 17 (1936 - 1939) when he left to go to war. He often spoke of his sleepy backwater job on the Sussex Downs.

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