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Tenterden Terrier

Terrier Number 61 – Summer 1993

Tenterden Terrier Numner 61Number 61 – Summer 1993

Welding the line – between Rolvenden and Tenterden
Duncan Buchanan
Thermit welding has been used to weld rails into longer lengths, typically 90 feet (for bullhead rail) but up to 250 feet in places for flat-bottomed rail

The K&ESR guard who disappeared
Monty Baker
An episode in the 1930s when guard Jimmy Stanford fell from a train between Northiam and Wittersham Road while climbing along the footboards to check tickets

Hopping at Bodiam – Part 1
W.R. Moore
The author accompanied his family on hop picking holidays at Bodiam in the 1930s, and later worked for Arthur Guinness Son & Co. Ltd. who had hop farms in Bodiam and Udiam.  This part of the article describes the living conditions of the hop-pickers

Restoring a family saloon
Duncan Buchanan
Progress with the restoration of the ex-SE&CR family saloon carriage owned by the K&ES Locomotive Trust

A question of identity
John Miller
Review of the uniforms issued to K&ESR staff over the years