The (Un-illustrated) Weekly Salvo and Slaithwaite Review of Books
(non-illustrated version – go to ‘posts’ in Current News for version with pictures)
Please click on to the files for the one you want. I don’t put every single one on (basically because I forget to) but every one is on the ‘illustrated’ news pages
No. 83 January 27th 2013
No. 72 November 3rd 2012
Train namings, Stanley Kind, road-rail bridges, Raymond Williams, war and peace….
September 23rd 2012. Issue 68 features railway cats, Garstang and its Knott End Railway, Luddites and weavers, good bookshops etc.
For missing Salvoes see them under Weekly salvo and you’ll get the illustrated version!
August 5th 2012
Stuff on rail electrification, Filey Holiday Camp, Scots Guardsmen, railways and poetry etc.
July 29th 2012
Various things too numerous to mention…
July 22nd no. 59 (HLOS, Roger Casement, Sheerness, Clarion etc.)
June 24th: Issue 56. Stuff on Dalai Lama and Dukedogs, High-Speed Rail and the North, high-speed steam in the 60s, a song about anoraks and the niceness of Johnny Rotten
June 3rd 2012 no. 53 – I must remember to load these up but you can see the fully illuistrated (!) version in current news, complete. Anyway, this one has lots of Jubilees, derelict railways, cycling mayors and trips to Cardiff
April 29th 2012 no. 48
Scots and Th’North, Luddite stuff, Pacer-Legging (quaint Northern folk tradition), elections etc.
April 22nd no. 47: Various bits and pieces on local politics, electric bikes, Ashton, Nelson and Burnley, engine sheds…
April 14th no. 46
All sorts of interesting things, including more on culinary tram stops.
March 25th: travels in the south-west, works canteens I have known, library debates etc
March 18th edition: Linlithgow and its delights, Prof. Harvie is gonged by the Germans, community rail seminar in Sheffield, non-Victorian values, usual crank quizzes
February 26th: Welsh preservation and English volunteers; fighting the cuts; Hannah Mitchell’s ghost; garden railway re-opens…and more
February 19th: Mixed bag: Carlisle, Save our Services, Community rail’s early days etc.
February 12th 2012: Scottish special, plus Hannah Mitchell Foundation, upcoming rail confeernces, etc.: The Weekly Salvo 37
February 5th 2012: The Weekly Salvo 36
January 30th edition: Great Northern Liberals (Thomas Newbigging), WG Sebald and the Southwold Railway, Bartok and Bulleids, latest on Hannah Mitchell, twa’ Burns nights and more
January 23rd edition: Various stuff on conservatism, ‘real England’, Hannah Mitchell, royalty and the like.
January 16th edition: HS2; England and ther Scots; Hannah Mitchell Foundation founded; stations old and new
January 9th edition with England and Englishness, music and the North, Samuel Laycock and other things too numerous to mention:
New Year Special with 7 pages of railways, politics and steam engines: