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About Wilbert Awdry. Wilbert Awdry. Awdry , was an English clergyman, railway enthusiast and children's author, and creator of Thomas the Tank Engine , who starred in Awdry's acclaimed Railway Series. The characters that would make Awdry famous, and the first stories featuring them, were invented in to amuse his son Christopher during a bout of measles.
Christopher subsequently added further books to the series. Other books in the series. Thomas and Friends 1 - 10 of books. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory More information about this seller Contact this seller.
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Thomas loves Halloween, but hopes that his Special is full of treats, and not tricks!. Seller Inventory AAS Seller Inventory ZZN. Book Description Penguin Random House. Brand New. Hardback or Cased Book. Halloween in Anopha. Thomas helped to carry the workmen to and from the construction site when it first opened.
There was a sharp, difficult bend just before the station, so Annie and Clarabel would help Thomas to pass it easily. When the coaches had to go to the shop for maintenance, Thomas was nervous and came off the track at the bend. Later, some runaway trucks came down the Main Line towards the construction site.
Thomas remembered the coaches' advice and made it to the station to warn the signalman about the trucks. Killdane is a town located near Cronk. Kirk Ronan is a town served by a large terminus. When Gordon first visited, he was disappointed at the blank wall in front of the buffers as he arrived.
At the station's official opening, Gordon crashed through the wall, hanging several feet above the ground.
When the station reopened, part of the hole made by the crash remained, with a plaque reading "Gordon's View". Kirk Ronan functioned in the role usually reserved for Knapford. Knapford Station has six platforms and a large glass roof. Gordon also pulls his Express from here every day. Knapford Junction is located adjacent to the station, with the junction formed of the crossovers in-between. Knapford Sheds are where engines and coaches are sometimes stored. The main shed has five parallel tracks running into it, and a yard just outside.
Knapford Yard located north of the town itself , is where shunting often takes place; some repair sheds are also located here. It was briefly a terminus station early in the first season, and a harbor yard could sometimes be seen through it. In the newer model, track extends beyond the station and turns away. Knapford is currently described as the junction to Thomas's branch line. The name comes from the parish of Knapwell , where Awdry was vicar. Knapford Station Yard is a large shunting area added adjacent to the station, consisting of sidings, sheds and a coal hopper, and signal gantries and crossovers.
Lakeside is a village at the northern limit of the Skarloey Railway. A blue drawbridge permits boats to enter or exit its harbour. A loop of the Skarloey Railway runs around the village and lake. The village of Maithwaite has a small station with service to the Main Line and Thomas's branch line. Percy once helped the station win a "Best-Dressed Station" contest. Maron is a local village located on the eastern end of Gordon's Hill.
The resort of Norramby is located on the east coast, and the top station of Arthur's branch line. Peel, a.
It has four platforms, two being on an island platform between the centre tracks. Rheneas is a village between Glennock and Skarloey on the Skarloey Railway. Rheneas Viaduct, Bridge and Tunnel are located nearby. Skarloey is a village and the top station of the Skarloey Railway. It is located between Rheneas Village and Lakeside. Suddery is the capital of Sodor, located mid-way along the island's peninsula. It is served by two train stations, both located on Edward's branch line. Lower Suddery station was seen early in the show's run,   and is or was on Edward the Blue Engine 's branch line, between Wellsworth and Upper Brendam.
Tidmouth is one of the two main towns on Sodor, the other being Knapford. The town is also the largest railway centre and is the headquarters of the North Western Railway. In the original books, Tidmouth is the main settlement and largest station and engine shed on Sodor. Tidmouth Station is or perhaps was a station with a glass roof and a row of three lines passing through. Lower Tidmouth station is located midway between Tidmouth and Knapford, and was sometimes seen as the junction for Thomas's branch line.
Tidmouth Hault is a station located on the west coast of Sodor, on Duck's branch line, between Tidmouth and Haultrough. Toby, Duck, and Donald helped to build the engine sheds there. Tidmouth Tunnel , a. A picturesque lake is adjacent to the tunnel. Toby and Spencer occasionally stay at Tidmouth Sheds. Tidmouth Harbour , a. Tidmouth Docks, is a busy dockyard harbour with an extensive railway system connecting with The Main Line. The Flying Kipper usually begins its journeys from here to other parts of the island. Toryreck is a village between Dryaw and Elsbridge on Thomas's branch line.
It is served by a country station with a single platform, and a siding and shed on the opposite end.
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Toryreck is close to the junctions of goods-only branch lines to Knapford Harbour and to the Lead Mines. The well-known Ulfstead Castle overlooks the town, and is at the end of the Ulfstead branch line from Maron. It is the seat of the Earls popularly called Dukes of Sodor. Vicarstown is located on the eastern coast of Sodor, served by a station on the Main Line, and is also the location of the Dieselworks. Wellsworth is a town  located at the northern end of a peninsula, towards the Sudrian Capital of Suddery, and onto the coast of Brendam.
It is served by a station between Crosby and Maron on the Main Line. The station has a junction connecting to Edward's branch line, and is sometimes known as Edward's station. There is also another branch line running northeast to a coaling yard. There is a yard behind the station that has changed from time to time.
The vicar of Wellsworth is the Rev Charles Laxey. Along the coast of Sodor are numerous dockyard harbours and ports, busy with ships, boats and barges. It is where Percy, Duck and some of the other engines have worked. The harbour is one of the most prominent ports on Sodor. The harbour is also home to Skiff and various boats and barges, including The Pirate Ship. There is also a harbour warehouse, quay and lighthouse. The port at Brendam is at the end of Edward's branch line. The large port has a Sodor Shipping Company warehouse.
Steam trampers and ocean liners frequently pass through. Bill and Ben sometimes work or spend the night here. Christopher Awdry often criticises the design of this version of the harbour, as it is far too large for the volume of traffic an island like Sodor would require. Many building, ship and crane models actually originate from Tugs , a series set in a large port serving a major American city, which explains the size of Brendam Docks. Knapford Harbour is located west of Knapford, on a goods-only branch which joins Thomas's branch line at a junction south of Toryreck.
Percy and some of the other engines helped with the construction of the harbour, and the Main Line crosses a nearby bridge, spanning above the harbour station. Fish is collected and loaded into salt wagons bound for other parts of Sodor. The smell of fish is almost everywhere across the area. Arthur works here and runs the branch line to Norramby. The Wharf is a port, located northeast of Crovan's Gate, across the bay from Norramby.
Halloween in Anopha (Thomas & Friends) [Rev. W. Awdry, Richard Courtney] on ykoketomel.ml *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. IT IS HALLOWEEN, and. IT IS HALLOWEEN, and Thomas and Mavis are working hard at the quarry in Anopha. On Halloween, Thomas is sent into town to pick up a special cargo, but.
Located close to the end of the Main Line, Tidmouth Harbour a. Tidmouth Docks is one of the busiest industrial ports on Sodor. Stone quarries and mining pits have been shown and mentioned throughout the television series.
Anopha Quarry, a. Mavis works here, shunting and arranging trucks, with Toby and Henrietta carry workers to and from the quarry. Percy also helps "from time to time" and collects stone trucks bound for the harbour. Bill and Ben have also helped here. Other engines,   such as, Thomas, Stepney during another of his visits to Sodor , Fergus, Stanley, Diesel, 'Arry and Bert have also helped out at the quarry. Salty helped at Ffarquhar Quarry, before relocating to Brendam Docks. Den once helped out at the Quarry while for Mavis was being repaired at the Dieselworks.
It is also served by a standard-gauge branch of the Peel Godred branch line. It first appeared in Blue Mountain Mystery. Merrick and Owen are stationed here. Maithwaite Quarry Mine, commonly known as the Abandoned Mine, is an old mothballed quarry. It is located between Elsbridge and Maithwaite on Thomas's branch line.
Most of the narrow-gauge engines usually worked here, and it was also here that Peter Sam had an accident with some trucks. The line has a winch at the top of a slope called an incline with a cable wrapped around. Either end of the cable is coupled to the end of a line of trucks. Trucks loaded with slate roll down one side of the incline, and this motion pulls the empty trucks up to the top. They are located at the very end of Edward's branch line, near Brendam Docks.
Bill and Ben , along with Timothy and Marion work here. Their duties are shunting and arranging China Clay trucks into place, while Marion "The Steam Shovel" has the job of digging and loading China Clay into trucks, bound for other destinations across Sodor. Ulfstead Mine is an old and abandoned later operational mine, located below Ulfstead Castle. The mine was first seen in King of the Railway , and later appeared in seasons 18 and It was here that Stephen found and discovered King Godred's Crown and Percy bravely entered the mine to rescue some Troublesome Trucks.
The mine was later made operational again, as Philip worked down the mine and Edward briefly slept here, only to be disturbed by dynamite blasts. The Coal Mine was a mine located northeast of Wellsworth, along a branch line that passed a local village and ascended a steep hill before arriving at the coaling yard. Although coal wasn't a major resource on Sodor in the books, the Coal Mine had been used in the television series. The mine collapsed when runaway trucks crashed into a support beam. This mine had a canvas barrier along the tracks outside. Percy and his crew, managed to survive an avalanche by hiding under the canvas as the track was buried.
Another mine was also on a narrow-gauge line of the Skarloey Railway, built on an incline similar to the Skarloey slate mines. The Lead Mines are located near Toryreck on Thomas's branch line, accessed via the goods-only line towards Knapford Harbour. Lead ores were exhausted in ; since then the mines have mainly produced uranium.