297 British steam locomotives were sent to Woodham Brothers scrapyard in Barry. 213 survived into preservation. How did one man make all of this possible? Author, historian, and preservationist Roger Hardingham shares the incredible story of Barry Scrapyard, his memories of Dai Woodham, and how it contributed to today’s massive heritage railway industry in Britain.
To learn more about the scrapyard’s history and see Roger’s works, visit his website.
For a gallery of photos of the scapyard, visit this gallery.
Question of the Day (43:05)
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