Unseen Steam shop

Welcome to the Unseen Steam shop. DVDs and downloadable features showcasing footage from our unique Unseen archive are available to buy here.

Carefully curated, watch these forgotten films of Britain’s railways brought to life in beautiful detail and expert narration
Price: £12.99
Rare, vintage footage of the golden age of steam. Available now.
Price: £12.99
Original footage from the Unseen collection recalls the great days of the steam era.
Price: £12.99

UnseenSteam Book Recommendations

Our books are provided by a third party and not through this shop with your DVD order. Postage and packing will be charged at £3.00 for a single book and £5.00 for two or more books.
Peter Waller

The Bristol & Exeter Railway was one of the pioneering railways that was heavily influenced by the mercurial engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel... more

Hardback

Price: £19.99
Philip J.Kelley

There is something about the railways of Switzerland that draws the enthusiast towards them. It may be, for example, the sheer splendour of the... more

Hardback

Price: £30
Christopher Tanous

Confessions of an Amateur Railwayman For countless schoolboys growing up after World War 2 there was but one dream: to drive steam engines on the... more

Hardback

Price: £24.99
Christopher Tanous

The Author has been a professional railwayman, but eight years learning the ropes on hundreds of British Railways locomotives gave him the... more

Hardback

Price: £19.99
Peter van de Mark

Although railway travel is now amongst the safest forms of transport in the world and,in Britain no passenger has been killed whilst travelling by... more

Paperback

Price: £15.00
M A Vanns

First published by Ian Allan in 1998, this popular title has been reprinted to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the closure of the Great... more

Hardback

Price: £15
Michael Welch

Scotland’s dramatic mountain landscape has attracted many railway photographers but the most scenic routes, such as the beautiful West Highland... more

Hardback

Price: £19.95
Mchael Welch

Today, Wales is famous for the ‘Great Little Trains of Wales’ but at one time almost every corner of the principality echoed to the sound of steam... more

Hardback

Price: £19.95
Michael Welch

Few counties offered such a wonderful variety of railway routes and steam motive power as the glorious county of Devon. While the line between... more

Hardback

Price: £18.95
Michael Welch

This volume contains a beautiful new selection of steam railway views, mostly in colour, taken in Sussex in the 1950s and 1960s.

Today,... more

Hardback

Price: £19.95
Derek Huntriss

Lancashire could be described as a county of marked contrasts: from the back-to-back terraced houses which typify some of its towns to the... more

Hardback

Price: £19.95
Michael Welch

Few counties have suffered as much rationalisation of their railway system as Northamptonshire which, at one time, boasted sixty stations compared... more

Hardback

Price: £19.95
George Bradshaw

Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s – Bradshaw's Handbook deserves a place on the... more

Hardback

Price: £10.00
Philip Atkins

The legendary '4472' - better known as the Flying Scotsman - receives the famous Haynes Manual treatment with the full co-operation of the... more

Hardback

Price: £22.99
Peter Tuffrey

A beautiful hardback book, featuring outstanding photography including rare colour images of steam locomotives trundling along branch lines all... more

Hardback

Price: £19.99
Peter Tuffrey

Every A3 illustrated.

A remarkable collection featuring rare colour and black and white images that documents this most popular class of... more

Hardback

Price: £25.00
Anthony Burton

Anthony Burton has travelled from the Highlands of Scotland, to the south west of England in pursuit of his passion for the steam engine in all... more

Hardback

Price: £25.00
Mark Smithers

Mark Smithers has written a number of definitive books and magazine features on the history of locomotive construction and the development of... more

Hardback

Price: £30.00
David Maidment

This book is one in the Pen & Sword Transport History imprint in the ‘Locomotive Portfolio’ series and covers the family of two-cylinder 4-6-... more

Hardback

Price: £30.00
James S.Baldwin

The Great Northern Atlantics, were the first locomotives constructed in Britain to the 4-4-2 wheel arrangement. The Atlantics were designed by H.G... more

Hardback

Price: £19.99