WorldCat Identities

Symes, Bob 1924-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 983 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Instructional films  History  Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: TF197, 625.19
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Symes
How to build a model railway( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watching something being done is often the best way of learning. In around 45 minutes you'll learn many of the arts of building a model railway layout, from a baseboard construction for running trains at three levels right through to the detailing of scenic dressing and coverings. Bob Symes presents a stage-by-stage guide as Dave Lowry constructs his own design of 'N' guage layout, from off the shelf track, scenic materials and ready-to-run locos and stock
Titans of steam : including the flying Scotsman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnificent workhourses of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway steam while engines such as "The Flying Scotsman" still ride the London and North Eastern Railway. A must have for all train enthusiasts
Classics of steam : the classics including the G.W. Pannier tanks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain's railways have always been built on technology. Included are Titans of Steams: This program looks at the powerful locomotives which have survived the decades of service; Strange Trains: From the Rocket to the Docklands Light Railway, we take a look at some of the more unusual locomotive designs; The Classics: From Victorian times to today, locomotive design has come a long way; and A Feast of Steam: An immense variety of live steam is featured in this incredible and unique tribute to the preserve steam locomotive, narrow gauge, industrial, and British Rail standard classes
Feast of steam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An immense variety of live steam is featured in this incredible and unique tribute to the preserved British steam locomotive. Included are the Great Western Railway, the London, Midland, & Scottish Railway, the London & North Eastern Railway, and the Southern Railway
British rail journeys : central highlands( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the rolling hills of Perthshire to the jagged mountains of Skye, this program takes you on one of Great Britain's most outstanding scenic railway journeys, visiting the various tourist attractions along the way. On this spectacular journey you'll see expert glass-blowing, whiskey distilling, the Highland Games, beautiful towns and villages, all amidst the splendor of the Beautiful Scottish Highlands. Finally British Rail's famous Class 37 diesels carry you along the final stage from Inverness to the Kyle of Lochalsh
Strange trains, including the Rocket( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Rocket to the Docklands Light Railway, British locomotives have always been incredibly varied in size, shape and function. This all-action program takes a look at some of the more unusual designs and reveals the rich diversity of these strange yet magnificent machines
Around the Lake District( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English Lake District is one of the most spectacular areas in the country, as mountains tumble downward to the sea, forming a mighty backdrop to one of Great Britain's great railway journeys. This trip forms a circuit around Cumbria and the Lake District. Beginning at Carnforth, home to Steamtown Carnforth, we head north through Oxenholme to Staveley and then onto Windermere and the Windermere Steamboat Museum. We continue on to Cark, with its stately home and Motor Museum, then on to Ulverston, the birthplace of Stan Laurel, and home to the Laurel & Hardy Museum. As the journey draws to a close, we visit the beautiful city of Carlisle
Eureka! : the book of inventing by Bob Symes( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British rail journeys : West coast of Scotland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historic West Coast of Scotland can boast hundreds of mighty mountains, shimmering rocks, and miles of magnificent coastline. Even in the wettest of weather there is always plenty to see, and the West Highland Line travels through the very heart of it. Since 1884, the West Highland Line has provided a spectacular introduction to this breathtaking region
British rail journeys : Southwest England( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the cathedral city of Exeter to the rugged cliffs of Land's End, this program takes you to one of Britain's most outstanding scenic journeys, visiting the many tourist attractions along the way. Historic towns and cities, small fishing villages, countless beaches and quite a few surprises too, all framed by the beautiful backdrop of sea and moor. Carried along by Intercity and steam railway, this is a journey through the ancient heart of England's South West that you will never forget
A line-side look at model railways( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Symes provides guided tours around detailed model railway layouts including: Borchester Market Bromford and High Peak, Chiltern Green and others while Shirley Rowe describes her method of making realistic looking trees. Provides helpful hints on how to make lineside furniture and scenic dressings
British rail journeys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traveling by rail is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of Britain's rural countryside. Combining picturesque historic towns, unforgetable landscapes, and spectacular coastlines, this is a journey you don't want to miss!--Container
British rail journeys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traveling by rail is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of Britain's rural countryside. Combining picturesque historic towns, unforgetable landscapes, and spectacular coastlines, this is a journey you don't want to miss!"--Container
How light changes color( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Symes demonstrates how light, shone through different colored lenses, affects color
Crikey! It works : technology for young inventamaniacs by Bob Symes( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why it rains( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bob (Symes) makes it rain in his kitchen. Real rain occurs for the same reason that steam, when it hits a cold window pane, will turn to water droplets."--Container
British rail journeys( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traveling by rail is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of Britain's rural countryside. Combining picturesque historic towns, unforgetable landscapes, and spectacular coastlines, this is a journey you don't want to miss!--Container
What magnets do( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates magnets, how they work, and their uses
What is a wedge?( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Symes demonstrates the difference in action between a thin wedge and a thick wedge
Young engineers' handbook by Bob Symes( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bob Symes britischer Erfinder und Journalist mit österreichischen Wurzeln

Bob Symes British television presenter

Bob Symes Brits uitvinder (1924-2015)

Schutzmann von Schutzmansdorff, Robert Alexander 1924- Baron

Schutzmann von Schutzmansdorff, Robert Alexander, Baron, 1924-

Symes, Robert 1924-

Symes-Shutzmann, Bob 1924-

Symes-Shutzmann, Robert 1924-

Languages
English (28)