In celebration of Her Majesty Queen ‘s 90th year Living Archive Milton Keynes have released the seventh edition in their Wolverton On Film series. This unique film tells the story of generations of craftsmen and women in Wolverton and their unique relationship with successive generations of the Royal Family whose train they have produced, maintained and staffed for nearly 150 years.
‘Every craftsman in Wolverton Works, there was blood, sweat and tears with pride of those vehicles, and when they pulled out they made the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. You were so proud of what you had achieved and they were the pride of the fleet’
If you are a railway enthusiast or interested in the heritage of Milton Keynes this DVD is not to be missed.
‘The Royals – Wolverton on Film 7’ is available to buy for £10 (plus p&p) from Living Archive’s online shop (http://www.livingarchive.org.uk/content/online-shop/dvds), or by visiting MK Museum or Mrs B’s Emporium in Wolverton. By purchasing Living Archive products you helping to protect MK heritage.
The Wolverton on Film collection aims to share films reflecting the history of Wolverton and district, together with films made by film-makers who live in Wolverton which are not always about the area. The footage on this DVD was screened on 11 June 2016 as part of the Wolverton on Film project.
Living Archive Milton Keynes is searching for more films of the history of the Milton Keynes area. If you have shot footage of events or key moments please get in touch…