During 1963 and 1964, Ivo Peters visited 21 collieries in Ayrshire followed by Walkden near Manchester. We then move to the East Midlands around Nottingham, followed by the Cannock Chase area and finally to Warwickshire.
On the inside of the cover is a full list of the collieries visited plus the locomotives, their notation, makers, date of manufacture and name or number in order of appearance.
Here is this list of collieries visited: Minnivey (Ayrshire), Walkenden (Manchester), Pye Hill (Notts), Linby (Notts), Bestwood (Notts), Gedling (Notts), Donnisthorpe (Leics), Measham (Leics), South Leicester, Bagworth (Leics), Desford (Leics), Littleton (Staffs), Cannock Wood (Staffs), Coppice (Staffs), North Warwick, Birch Coppice (Warks), Baddesley (Warks), Arley (Warks), Haunchwood (Warks), Newdigate (Warks), Coventry (Warks including ex-GWR Hawksworth pannier tanks)
Produced from 16mm original film. Narrated by Martin Muncaster.