Canterbury Amateur Film Archive

RHD Railway in 1950s in colour


RHD Railway in 1950s in colour

Film by John Purchese of a daytrip on the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway in 1955. John would later go on to be Lord Mayor of Canterbury and Chairman of KCC. He was a key person in the campaign for the Bridge Bypass. John worked in the film industry as a sound engineer before setting up his own printing business. He was a keen amateur filmmaker in the 1950s producing films on 16mm.

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