Sodor Island - Update Archive

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Date
dd/mm/yy
December 2011
27/12/11
Thomas Merchandise page updated with new Playlist videos!
11/12/11
The ERS Guide updated with Culdee Fell Mountain Railway
08/12/11
The ERS Guide now has its own Search Tool!
07/12/11
The SiF Blog Archive updated with several archived posts from The SiF Blog and Signore Studios Blog
06/12/11
Mike O'Donnell and Steve Asquith pages updated with links to their new business and production ventures
05/12/11
Songs of Sodor updated with entry about Thomas' Christimas Song.

Date
dd/mm/yy
November 2011
21/11/11
Fansite Search Engine index refreshed.
18/11/11
TATMR Filming Locations flash map issues fixed.
17/11/11
14/11/11
The SiF Blog Archive has new additions made with SiF's Classic Kids Vids Blogs (from Signore Studios Blog) and Playlist added
13/11/11
The SiF Blog Archive has new additions made with SiF's Heritage Railway Focus (from E-G Media Blog) articles and playlist added
 
ERS Guide updated with NW Freight and summaries of Vols. 120 to 145
12/11/11
03/11/11
Day Of The Diesels Episode Guide page updated with BRWS' Day of The Deltic video.

Date
October 2011
31/10/11
SiF's Day of The Diesels page updated with links to Polls / Blogs
30/10/11
Thomas and the Takeover - Mattel poll published
 
Dandy Diesels, Stupid Steamies poll results published
26/10/11
ERS Guide updated with books 94 to 119 summarised
15/10/11
14/10/11
09/10/11
Competitions and Auctions page updated with new books competition
08/10/11
Skarloey Railway introduced to ERS Guide
 
First 25 ERS volumes reviewed and summarised for ERS Guide
01/10/11
SiF Blog updated with Simon's Day of the Diesels Review
 
SiF Polls and Feedback updated with a Day of the Diesels poll, and results of the Duck Poll from September on the SiF Blog!
 
Character Profiles updated with Oliver and Diesel receiving new images and text
 
Who Drove Thomas To Success page updated with the addition of Greg Tiernan
 

Date
September 2011
27/09/10
Donald and Douglas profile updated with images on The Fat Controller's Engines page
26/09/10
Toby and Duck's profiles updated with text and images on The Fat Controller's Engines page
 
Donald and Douglas profile updated with text
 
Narrow Gauge Engines profiles updated with new banners
25/09/10
All character profile banners on The Fat Controller's Engines page updated for 2011
24/09/10
Percy, Gordon and James given new updated profiles on The Fat Controller's Engines page
 
Images updated for Awdry's Engines on same page also
 
Hero Of The Scales competition to win Take 'n' Play Day of the Diesels toys uploaded to the Competitions & Auctions page
23/09/10
Day of the Diesels page updated with Hero of the Scales competition!
 
Battlefield Railway Thomas Event page published
 
Clic Sargent Charity Auction block moved to SiF's Favourite Charities page
 
Competitions and Auctions page sidelined temporarily for work...
18/09/10
Day of the Diesels page launched on SiF's Episode Guide
16/09/10
Brand new poll launched for Duck the Great Western Engine
10/09/10
SiF's Auction & Charity page updated with details of the Clic Sargent Charity Auction.
03/09/10
SiF's ERS Guide updated with Kirkronan Branch Line

Date
August 2011
20/08/11
New write up by Callum Walker about TOMY, Tomica & Trackmaster added to Merchandise page.
19/08/11
Sodor Island Fansite's new Episode Guide launches
 
Updated Profile For Henry completed in Fat Controller's Engines page
 
Interview with Nicholas Jones courtesy of TheTopHatts available
13/08/11
New profiles began for The Fat Controller's Engines page - banners underway, and Real Lives of Thomas Links added to some profiles.
07/08/11
Den and Dart added to Fat Controller's Engines Character Profiles
 
Worst Episodes Poll opened
 
The Railway Series - A History updated with information on Railway Series 42: Thomas & His Friends
 
Songs Of Sodor - updated with new info for Day of the Diesels and Series 15 songs.
06/08/11
TTTEWikia added to Friends of Sodor Island Links page.
 
Friends of Sodor Island Links page updated with new banner.

Date
July 2011
30/07/11

Best of Thomas: Favourite Thomas Series poll launched

24/07/11

Juniper Junction competition concluded.

 

Poll Results for Series 15 poll published.

 

Wellsworth Branch section of the Extended Railway Series Guide opened.

14/07/11

Christopher Awdry Book Reviews updated with Thomas & His Friends

10/07/11

Friends Of Sodor Island Links page updated with link to ToonHound and new banners for each section.

09/07/11

Railway Series Related Books page opens.

 

Railway Series Book Review pages updated with brand new banners.

08/07/11

100 years of the Rev Awdry updated with various relevant links for the centenary celebrations.

 

Front page of the Fansite updated.

 

New Guestbook instated for people to leave comments.

 

SiF launches Juniper Junction competition.

05/07/11
Competitions and Auctions page launched with news of the Juniper Junction give-away!
 
Awdry's Influences page updated with the BBC News Magazine article Where Is Sodor? link
03/07/11
SiFansite Polls & Feedback page launches with Series 15 - Best And Worst Of

Date
(DD/MM/YY)
June 2011
28/06/11
Juniper Junction linked to in Friends of Sodor Island 
26/06/11
Interview with TATMR IOM Location Manager James Cleary posted
 
Upcoming Attractions page created.
 
New Banners uploaded for certain pages.
13/06/11
Series-1 Editor Michael Dixon's interview posted.

Date
(DD/MM/YY)
May 2011
30/05/11
Merchandise Page updated with Thomas Wooden Railway section written by TheRyanCarMan.  New links added to same page also.
 
Interviews Page finalised with Mike O'Donnell page reinstated.
29/05/11
Merchandise Page updated with images for Bachmann Thomas, and new section featuring Hornby Thomas.
 
Merchandise Playlist added to Merchandise page also.
26/05/11
Essay Annex updated with Thomas Vs. Chuggington
19/05/11
New SiF Interview with Thomas & TUGS Modelmaker Jeremy King posted.
17/05/11
Work completed on the Interviews page with new banners for updated pages :)
13/05/11
Work begins on updating the Interviews page - David Mitton page first to be updated completely
13/05/11
Work begins on updating the Interviews page - David Mitton page first to be updated completely
12/05/11
TV Series History page updated with Series 15.
 
New pages created for Narrow Gauge Engine, Rolling Stock and Visitng Engine profiles - done for easier referencing of characters
 
New profiles placed in The Fat Controller's Engines page for Belle and Flynn

Date
April 2011
16/04/11
Simon's Series 15 Overview uploaded to SiF's Essay Annex
08/04/11
SiF's interview with Greg Tiernan is launched.

Date
March 2011
13/03/11
Story Narrations page updated with return of Annual Stories and inclusion of Railway Safety Engines (ERS Narrative).
08/03/11
100 Years Of The Rev. W. Awdry page launched
05/03/11
Friends of Sodor Island page updated with new links to Nitrogen Studios and The Awdry Family Site
 
Sodor Island 3D added to the Main Links on the Front Page
04/03/11
SiF's Favourite Charities Page updated with the Bluebell Railway Appeal video and updates on how we spent the BRWS / SiF Auction money

Date
February 2011
28/02/11
Thomas Episode Guide updated with Series 14, ahead of the Series 15 launch...
23/02/11
Thomas Annual 2012 cover added to Annuals guide with thanks to Callum Walker :)
19/02/11
Thomas Merchandise page updated with Thomas Bachmann Models
08/02/11
Thomas Merchandise page updated with Ladybird Books and later, Buzz Books
02/02/11
Character Profile pages updated with Scruff and Lowham Hatt

Date
January 2011
30/01/11
Thomas TV Series History page updated with Series 14 and Misty Island information.
29/01/11
A Look At Thomas Merchandise Page updated with a new look and a new format - starting out with ERTL.
28/01/11
Songs of Sodor updated with Series 14 and Misty Island Rescue songs
 
Tales From The Other Railway Mini-Site updated with various songs, narratives, and sketches.
23/01/11
Tidmouth Lightningbolt Audio Drama released on Sodor Island Productions site.
16/01/11
Behind The Scenes page fully updated and refreshed with new photos and a brand new look.
15/01/11
Best of Thomas Poll Report published in Sodor Island Essay Annex.
 
SiF's Favourite Charities page launched with the Railway Children charity and Corris Falcon Project supported by the site.
 
Notice placed in Sodor Island News regarding the Charity Auction - further announcement due in due course.
13/01/11
The Best Of Thomas Poll concludes with the results of The Best Of The Best Poll released to the public.

Date
December 2010
07/12/10
Best of Thomas Poll's Best of The Best poll set up and ready to go!
04/12/10
Sodor Studios present Skarloey's Way to mark the 8th Anniversary of the Sodor Island Forums.

Date
November 2010
28/11/10
SiF's Best Of Thomas Poll - Series 13, 14, Jack & The Pack and the Specials launched
21/11/10
SiF's Best Of Thomas Poll - Series 10, 11 and 12 ready for voting
19/11/10
Pioneer Series 1-2  Modelmaker Christopher Noulton's interview uploaded.
14/11/10
SiF's Best Of Thomas Poll - Series 7, 8 and 9 ready for voting
13/11/10
SiF Productions Site updated with No Place Like Home for Edward's Branch Line Audio Adaptation page
07/11/10

SiF's Best Of Thomas Poll - Series 4, 5 and 6 ready for voting

06/11/10

SiF YouTube Link Launched

Date
October 2010
30/10/10
Other Related Children's Characters updated with Roary the Racing Car.
29/10/10
SiF's Best of Thomas Poll launched.
 
Duncan Gets Spooked Audio Drama released for Halloween.
23/10/10
Misty Island Rescue Review posted up on the Sodor Island Episde Guide.
16/10/10
Profile Pages updated with Bash, Dash, Ferdinand and Captain.
14/10/10
Site's search engine index refreshed. 
12/10/10
Sodor Island Essay Annex updated with Thomas & The Takeover.
06/10/10
Tales From The Other Railway Mini-Site updated with McDiesel Trailer.

Date
September 2010
27/09/10
- Extended Railway Series Narratives, Blandford The Somerset Engine and Duck, Oliver & The Little Western stories told by Chris The Xelent and Davey uploaded to the Story Narrations page.
25/09/10
- The Missing Coach essay launched in The Essay Annex
19/09/10
- Animal Characters Page launched
 
- Human Characters page updated with Jeramiah Jobling
18/09/10
- Other Related Children's Characters updated with Belinda the Beetle, Underground Ernie and The Magical Adventures of Mumfie
 
- Songs of Sodor and Who Drove Thomas To Success updated with new updated banners
 
- Non-Televised Characters page updated with Green Arrow profile added to the newly completed standard layout
 
- Annuals Page given a new header to use
12/09/10
- Human Character Profiles page completely updated with new information and new profiles to boot.

Date
August 2010
31/08/10
- Ryhalis Productions' Funnel Trouble launched on Media Site.
12/08/10
- Story Narrations page begins renovation
 
- Story Narratives for Winston the Diesel Hydraulic Engine go up on the Story Narrations page

Date
July 2010
30/07/10
Xelent Studios final feature - Stepney the Bluebell Engine, uploaded to the Media Site ready for download.
13/07/10
- Rare TATMR UK trailer with original voice talent posted on Trailers & Teasers page  with thanks to Callum Walker & friend, Teresa.

Date
June 2010
30/06/10
- Interview with TATMR PA Unit Production Manager Keith W. Strandberg posted
19/06/10
- Audio Productions page completely overhauled in the SiF Productions Site and relaunched with new format replacing the old one
18/06/10
- Super Rescue (Ryhalis Productions) uploaded to the Sodor Island Productions site
15/06/10
- Non Rail Character profiles page updated with new layout, banner and images.
14/06/10
- Who Drove Thomas To Success? page updated with new banners for each box.
 
- Days Out With Thomas page updated with new banner
 
12/06/10
- Storytellers page updated completely with new images, new write-ups, new layout and additional box detailing Sir John Gielgud's contribution to the storytelling of the Railway Series on Noel Edmonds' Radio show.
 
11/06/10
- Non-Rail Characters page updated with new layout changes
 
- Storytellers page updated with new banner

Date
May 2010
18/05/10
Interviews with Keith Wickham and Ben Small uploaded to Interviews Page for reading
17/05/10
Railway Character Profiles page finally completely updated with new look profile layouts!
 
12/05/10
Tales From The Other Railway Mini-Site officially launched earlier than planned Friday release...
 
09/05/10
SiF Productions updated with Thomas Knows Best audio by Ryhalis Productions
 
04/05/10
Sodor Island News updated with small article on the 65th anniversary celebrations at the Battlefield Railway
 
Railway Character profiles updated with new format, new writings and new images
03/05/10
TV Series History page updated with ammended and additional info throughout, with new images added for new paragraphs.
 
Meet Brad - YouTube Video added to the front page
 
Sodor Island News Page updated with new banner

Date
April 2010
24/04/10
- Other Related Children's Characters page replaces Other Related Kid's Shows
18/04/10
- Railway Series Artists page updated with new images and banners
- Awdry's Influences Page updated with new banners
17/04/10
- TV Series History Page updated completely with new images and information
14/04/10
- New Fansite SEARCH capability implemented
12/04/10
- Annuals Page updated with 2011 cover (thanks to Onu for heads-up)
02/04/10
- The Railway Series - A History updated completely with new images, new writings and a general new look.

Date
March 2010
11/03/24
- SiF has received exclusive permission from former TATMR Unit Production Manager Keith W. Strandberg to reproduce a magazine article he had written in Apr. 2000 - Read this awesome article HERE. 
11/03/10
- Friends of Sodor Island : Links, has been updated completely with new links established.
05/03/10
- Songs of Sodor updated with info on the new Series 13 songs.
02/03/10
- The TV Series History updated with Series 13 and Hero of the Rails added to the flow of the historiography.
 
- Railway Character Profiles updated with Charlie added to the list.

Date
February 2010
28/02/10
Sodor Island Episode Guide updated with full review for Series 13
19/02/10
Interviews page updated with the exclusive Steve Asquith Interview.
Storyteller's page updated with the addition of Ted Ray's contributions
11/02/10
Who Drove Thomas To Success page updated with testimony to David Eves, Steve Asquith and Terry Permane.

Date
January 2010
21/01/10
SiF Productions site updated with Closure - fully cast audio and narrative.  Jim the Jinx also released.  Ryhalis Productions 2009.

Date
December 2009
23/12/09
Posted new TATMR Filming Locations page in TATMR section. Updated TATMR Fun Facts page with Producer Phil Fehrle's movie cameo.
08/12/09
Exclusive SiF Interview with Modelmaker and Designer John Lee added to Episode Guide Crewmembers Dedication Section
 
07/12/09
- New Buttons created for SiF Productions site
- New Banners created for Thomas and Friends Episode Guide
04/12/09
TUGS Audio Productions release the new audio - Whaling - on SiF Productions site

Date
November 2009
24/11/09
Songs of Sodor page updated with banners and images from various music videos from the last 15 years...
23/11/09
Ryhalis Productions present the brand new Jim the Jinx audio for download on the SiF Productions site.
10/11/09
Fansite News Page updated with SiF's YouTube Publicity
04/11/09
Songs of Sodor page launched with history of the songs written by Mike O'Donnell, Junior Campbell, Ed Welch and Robert Hartshorne, as well as the Magic Railroad movie.

Date
October 2009
26/10/09
- Sodor Island Productions site updated with the brand new Saved From Scrap audio - by the Xelent Studios
21/10/09
- The Extended Railway Series Guide is opened with the Mid Sodor Heritage Railway's History
15/10/09
- Character Profiles created for Victor, Kevin and Hiro
13/10/09
- Awdry's Influences page updated with new images and new layout
12/10/09
- Sodor Island's Thomas Episode Guide updated with Calling All Engines! page updated with new review and images to accompany it.
10/10/09
- Sodor Island's Thomas Episode Guide updated with Hero of the Rails review published.
04/10/09
- Sodor Island's Thomas Episode Guide cosmetically updated - and new reviews put in place for Series 1, 2 and 3.
03/10/09
- Truro Web Studios' Thomas The Movie 2 released in SiF Productions Site

Date
September 2009

29/09/09

- The Artists of The Railway Series page updated with a new cosmetically improved look

25/09/09

- The Xelent Studios' Bertie's Chase audio uploaded to Sodor Island Productions site

24/09/09

- The TV Series: A History page and Thomas On Audio page updated with new images

23/09/09

- Who Drove Thomas To Success page cosmetically updated with new banner and layout.  Text edits and tidy-ups made to profiles, new profile images and addition of Ringo Starr to the elite.

22/09/09

 - Thomas On Audio page launched
- Railway Series Book Reviews and Railway Series Artists pages updated with new banners relating to The Railway Series

18/09/09

- Things That Go Bump In The Shed audio released on Sodor Island Productions site

13/09/09

- Tales From The Other Railway (Audio Series) official page launched on SiF Productions page with all three episodes of Diesel and The Steam Engine trilogy, plus songs and extras

04/09/09

- The final three parts of A Very SiF Crossover Adventure (2008) have been released on the Fansite!
 

Date
August 2009

16/08/09

- Ryhalis Productions' dubs of Stanley, featuring Ciremi and Evan in the title role, available from SiF Productions site.
- Narrative dub of Stanley available from SiF Productions.

05/08/09

Former T&F Producer Phil Fehrle's interview added to the Fansite.

Date
July 2009

11/07/09

A few pics from C. Walker's visit to the new TV Model set display at Drayton Manor's Thomas Land Park added to the Behind the Scenes page.

Date
June 2009

11/06/09

The British Railway Series site updated:
- Episode Guide updated with Episode Essays for Eps 12 - 15 added
- New character profile added for BRWS Arthur the A2 Pacific
 
British Railway Series Mini-Site added to the Navigation List on sodor-island.net

Date
May 2009

28/05/09

Graphic linking visitors directly to the Special TUGS 20th Anniversary Page added to bottom-right home page. Paul Cave's piece added.

27/05/09

Callum Walker's interview with Doug Lennox (PT Boomer) added to TATMR Interviews page.

26/05/09

TATMR Producer Phil Fehrle answers a few questions about the movie - Posted in this new page on the Magic Railroad Mini-Site

22/05/09

News regarding the future of the Magic Railroad Director's Cut DVD posted in Sodor Island News

08/05/09

Flying Kipper Studios' Gordon and Henry's Feud Redub uploaded to SiF Productions Showcase

06/05/09

Updates made to TV Series History page and Storytellers page - Pierce Brosnan

05/05/09

Sodor Island Fansite news updated with news on media productions - removal of the Series 8 Redubs and introduction of The British Railway Series for SiF Download

Date
April 2009

29/04/09

ADR Editor Nelson Ferreira's interview added to TATMR section

22/04/09

Interview with TUGS' Giles Christopher added to new special 20th anniversary page

Date
February 2009

16/02/09

- Updates made to the SiF Community site with information on the 2008 UK Member Meetings, and the 2008 History Block

07/02/09

- Ryhalis Productions' Edward's Exploit audio uploaded to SiF Productions
- The Xelent Studios' Cows audio uploaded to SiF Productions

04/02/09

- Published work-in-progress with Animal Stars of TATMR
- Posted links to better quality rare teasers in About TATMR page

Date
January 2009

16/01/09

- Updates made to the SiF Community site with information on the 2008 UK Member Meetings, and the 2008 History Block

07/01/09

- Ryhalis Productions' Edward's Exploit audio uploaded to SiF Productions
- The Xelent Studios' Cows audio uploaded to SiF Productions

04/01/09

- Published work-in-progress with Animal Stars of TATMR
- Posted links to better quality rare teasers in About TATMR page

Date
December 2008

18/12/08

- Q/A with Series 1 Pioneer - Tim Staffel posted in new Crewmembers Dedication page.

13/12/08

- Sodor Studios' Thomas and the New Line Redub released
 
- Xelent Studios Logos updated for 2009 

Date
Updates Made On Sodor Island Fansite:
(November 2008)

30/11/08

JW Studios become part of the SiF Production site, hosting two of their music videos

Chris Signore's Edward's Essential Experience Audio Adaptation from Edward's Branch Line (ERS Volume) uploaded to SiF Productions

28/11/08

Removed Peep Peep competion page link from TOC as there were no results to report for the Oct. 31 Competition.

10/11/08

- Interview with Chris Reynolds, whose company built the engine characters for Thomas and Friends - The Big Live Tour posted

06/11/08

- The British Railway Series Mini Site officially launched
- Second installment of A Very SiF Crossover Adventure released

Date
Updates Made On Sodor Island Fansite:
(October 2008)

26/10/08

- Fansite icon (favicon.ico) added. SiF logo should now appear in explorer address bar and as an icon when shortcut to the site is saved to 'favorites' or desktop.

25/10/08

- First episode of A Very SiF Crossover Adventure launched on the Fansite for download.

20/10/08

- New images posted in the TV Series History pages; and updated profile images for certain characters

07/10/08

Summaries and reviews prepared for The Great Discovery and Series 12.

Date
Updates Made On Sodor Island Fansite:
(September 2008)

22/09/08

TUGS Audio Productions launch second audio production - Big Mac

20/09/08

News of SiF's latest milestone (breaking 100,000 posts barrier) posted in Sodor Island News.

10/09/08

Notice of HIT Entertainment's crackdown on YouTube uploads posted in Sodor Island news.

06/09/08

Summary of George's scenes added to Magic Railroad Revealed page.

Date
Updates Made On Sodor Island Fansite:
(August 2008)

30/08/08

Updated Magic Railroad Revealed page with new info provided by the original Diesel-10 - Keith Scott!

21/08/08

Updated TOC on main page to be more consistent and aesthetic.

19/08/08

Rick Siggelkow's tribute to George Carlin posted on this newly-created page: Memories of George Carlin on Shining Time Station

14/08/08

Ryhalis Productions' Wrong Road audio adaptation available in SiF Audio Productions.

Date
Updates Made on Sodor Island Fansite

28/07/08

Slapstick Productions' Deep Freeze audio adaptation posted in SiF Audio Productions.

18/07/08

Homage to Thomas Annuals  Artist-Illustrator Edgar Hodges posted.

27/06/08

- The Railway Series Book Reviews pages updated with colourful new tiles:
Rev Awdry Books: Completed 25/06/08
Christopher Awdry Books: Completed 26/07/08
 
- Link to Britt Allcroft's Tribute to George Carlin posted

25/06/08

Cover of 2009 Thomas Annual added to Annuals Guide

23/06/08

- News of George Carlin's passing posted in Sodor Island News
- A brand new Obituary / Tribute Page has been compiled for David Mitton

20/06/08

- Nicholas Jones' tribute to the Reverend W. Awdry uploaded to Sodor Island Fansite
- New page launched for The Thomas The Tank Engine Man

12/06/08

- Ryhalis Productions brand new installment from their audio adaptation of Main Line Engines - Buzz Buzz released

09/06/08

- First CGI pre-production image released on Sodor Island Fansite
- Official Press Releases regarding CGI switch are linked and available for reading

02/06/08

- Britt Allcroft's tribute to David Mitton notice placed in Sodor Island News
 

28/05/08

- Interview with the late David Mitton released into Sodor Island Interviews
 

30/04/08

- Forsts and Flagpoles uploaded to SiF Productions - Series 9 dub.
- New logos in place for Series 8 dubs

30/04/08

- The Brand New Story Narrations Page launched in the SiF productions site.

29/04/08

- Brand new redub uploaded to SiF Productions - Toby and the Stout Gentleman.

21/04/08

- Brand new audio production uploaded to SiF Productions - Fire Engine by Slapstick Productions.

16/04/08

- Brand new redub uploaded to SiF Productions - Gordon the Big Engine.

18/03/08

- Brand new Series 9 Adaptations by Flying Kipper Studios added to SiF Productions.

16/03/08

- Tubby the Tugboat mini-site relaunched as CR Dalby Mini-Site with an interview with his daughter Kathryn Holland.

23/02/08

- Sodor Island Parody Pack relaunched with brand new parody works by members of Sodor Island Forums.
 
- UK Government Petition posted on the front page, highlighting the plight of Days Out With Thomas Events across the UK.

16/02/08

Ryhalis audio adaptation of Main Line Engines - The 'Diseasel' made available in SiF Productions: Audio Productions.

14/02/08

Peter and Gunvor Edwards' letter posted to special page on main fansite

12/02/08

- Updates made on the SiFiction Site
--The Complete Knights of SiF by Bono
-- The Complete Rogue by Alaric
 
- The SiF Blog officially launched

10/02/08

- Info on Series 12 released onto Sodor Island News Page
- Behind the Scenes article by Conductor1 put in BTS page

08/02/08

- Update made to Sodor Island Community Site with Fifth Year Documentation

07/02/08

- Brand new media uploaded to SiF Productions
- New page created for Original and Independent Productions
- Upcoming Productions updated with info on 2008 Releases

04/02/08

Brand new competition launched with PeepPeepThomas!

02/02/08

TATMR Updates: Charles Dunlop 's and Maren Ord 's articles published.

27/01/08

Music Page added to TATMR Mini-Site w/Dominic Goundar's interview

21/01/08

Interview with Rick Siggelkow loaded to Interviews page.

 

04/01/08

- New Audio Material uploaded to SiF Productions:

-- The SiF in the Willows

--Boco's Tractor Bang

-- The Best of Times... The Worst of Times Demo + Ep#1

29/12/07

- Behind the scenes exclusive footage of TATMR uploaded with SiF's thanks to Greg Chown!

27/12/07

- Brand new Narrative Redubs uploaded to SiF Productions

17/12/07

- New info on The Great Discovery uploaded to Sodor Island News

17/12/07

- Thomas and The Missing Christmas Tree (Ryhalis Productions) uploaded to SiF audio productions

12/12/07

- Thomas and Bertie Help Out (Sodor Studios) redub added to the SiF Productions Showcase

 

- Oasis - Underneath the Sky Music Video added to SiF Productions Music Videos

 

- Railway Series - A Brief History updated with images

11/12/07

- NEW Trees of TATMR page and technical article added to Thomas and the Magic Railroad section.

 

- Artists of the Railway Series page updated with new writings on the illustrator biographies and examples of illustrations.

10/12/07

- Days out with Thomas page launched

- Cosmetic updates to Sodor Island Updates

6/11/07

- Sodor Island Fan Art restarted with a brand new site

5/11/07

- The TV Series - A History page updated with Series 11 and beyond info

4/12/07

- Sodor Island News Page updated

- Friends of Sodor Island Links also updated

3/12/07

- Links page updated

- TUGS Audio Productions page now linked to Bigg City Port site.

29/11/07

- More updates to MR Revealed and Fun Facts pages of TATMR section.

19/11/07

- Added new 'More Behind the Scenes of TATMR' page for German edition DVD.

18/11/07

- Link to Slapstick Productions ~ Crossed Lines added to SiF Productions

16/11/07

- Added new info about 'Cranky' in the MR Revealed page.

12/11/07

- Further update made to SiF Member Meetings - UK-International 2007 Meeting (Tuesday).

- Final update made to the SiF Member Meetings - UK-International 2007 Meeting (Wednesday to Saturday / Aftermath).

11/11/07

- Images added to TATMR & Main TOC for mini-sites to aid navigation.

- Updates made to SiF Member Meetings page in Community Site, with updates to the Official UK-International 2007 Meeting (Monday) and the Australian Meetings.

05/11/07

- Sodor Island Visitors Comment box removed permenantly

31/10/07

- Brand new Series 9 redub uploaded to SiF Productions

- Brand new Halloween Music Video uploaded to SiF Music Videos

29/10/07

- Links to websites relating to Thomas the Tank Engine Narrators have been added to their profiles - with thanks to Jan Green for the suggestion!

28/10/07

 

- Xelent Studios - Edward, Gordon and Henry uploaded to SiF Productions

- SiF Fifth Anniversary page added to Sodor Island Community site

23/10/07

- Engines and Escapades episode reviews added to Series 11 Episode Guide

- Madge profile added to Road Characters

15/10/07

- Ryhalis Productions' Thomas and the Evil Diesel audio uploaded to SiF Productions

09/10/07

- Susan Roman's interview added to Magic Railroad Mini-Site

- Embedded link to TaTMR movie trailer in About the Magic Railroad page on MR mini-site

- CB Studios brand new redub - Make Someone Happy - uploaded to the SiF Productions site.

05/10/07

- Three new Series 9 dubs uploaded to SiF Productions Site

26/09/07

- First TUGS Audio "Lost" uploaded to TUGS Audio Productions

21/09/07

- Non-Televised Characters page updated with new images and profiles for Victoria and Albert

- Human Characters page updated with new images

17/09/07

- New Parody published in the Parody Pack:

-- Duck's Crystal Ball Causes Chaos by Keira Storr

16/09/07

- New character profiles for:

-- Whiff

-- Billy

-- Hector

 

Added to The Railway Characters page!

13/09/07

- Series 11 Reviews added to the Thomas Episode Guide

- Thomas and Victoria review added to RS Book Reviews - C Awdry

11/09/07

- There's Something About Mavis redub added to the SiF Productions Showcase

- Picture of You Music Video added to the SiF Music Videos page

07/09/07

- 1998-2008 Annuals Cover gallery created in Thomas Annuals Guide page.

06/09/07

- The Railways of Sodor Episode 7 - The Visitor uploaded to SiF Productions

05/09/07

- Cosmetic updates made to the Thomas Annuals Guide page.

23/08/07

- Additional cosmetic updates made to Tubby the Tugboat mini-site

19/08/07

- Link to Ryhalis Productions ~ Percy's Predicament added to SiF Productions

16/08/07

- Sir Topham Hatt and the Mysterons uploaded to SiF Productions

15/08/07

- The Sad Story of Henry audio adaptation added to SiF Productions

- Get Thomas Back on Track page updated

12/08/07

- TUGS Audio Series page launched with information on the new audio series.

- News pages updated with information on new member registration's temporary disabling.

11/08/07

- Interview with Craig Marin published (With thanks to Orion Anderson for his contribution!)

07/08/07

- Brand new media uploaded to SiF Productions:

MUSIC VIDEOS
- WHITESNAKE - Here I Go Again -
Flying Kipper Studios
- THOMAS - Kirkoid Remix - Chris Signore Music Videos
- SUBSTITUTE - The Who - Xelent Studios

AUDIO PRODUCTIONS
- OLD STUCK UP - James and the Diesel Engines -
Slapstick Prod

01/08/07

- Interview with Mike O'Donnell posted on the site

- Biography of Mike O'Donnell and Junior Campbell posted in Who Drove Thomas to Success page

- Sodor Island Essay Annex updated cosmetically

- New Essay added - Too Much Thomas by Clay Halford

26/07/07

- Posted Michael Brandon's interview on main site.

15/07/07

- MR Mini Site Timeline page updated

14/07/07

- Ryhalis Productions' Bullseyes audio added to SiF Productions

12/07/07

- Movie Updates & Special Announcements page added to MR Mini Site

11/07/07

- Last of Bruce Simpson's storyboards posted in MR Mini Site

10/07/07

-SiF Productions Downloads updated with:

-- Dockyard Studios' Thomas Blows His Stack

-- The Yard Shorts - Friends or Not / Work and Play

-- The SiF Audio Adventures

 

Cosmetic Updates

- Tubby the Tugboat Minisite

- Railway Series Artists

- Thomas Annual Guides

09/07/07

- Further cosmetic changes to Sodor Island Community Site

- Cosmetic changes made to Railway Series Reviews

08/07/07

- More cosmetic changes to MR Mini-Site + uploaded flash mp3/flv player.

07/07/07

- Added Visitor Map to MR Mini Site

06/07/07

- Buggered, The Yard and The Railways of Sodor plus all related material added to SiF Productions.

- Sodor Island Parody Media closed and deleted from the site.

04/07/07

- Further updates made to SiF Productions

- Captain Punajb's Thomas the Bachman Engine series moves over to SiF Productions site.

- Magic Railroad Mini-Site begins cosmetic renovation.

03/07/07

- SiF Productions relaunched with new media and all items placed on the site's webspace.

25/06/07

- Further updates made to SiF Productions - The Early Years

- Edward and Gordon Audio added to the SiF Audio Productions

24/06/07

- SiF Productions updated with SiF Productions - The Early Years

21/06/07

- Updated with Thomas the Tank Engine - Classic Themes Petition put in place.

- Thomas and the Magic Railroad Director's Cut Campaign moved to Magic Railroad Mini-Site.

- Sodor Island Productions updated with new Series 9 Adaptation.

12/06/07

- Sodor Island Productions updated with Sodor Studios' Steamroller Redub

10/06/07

- MR Revealed page updated with the MR rumors-investigated info (jg)

01/06/07

- SiF Productions updated with Ryhalis Productions' Daisy.

31/05/07

- Dave Axford SiF interview uploaded to MR - Behind the Scenes page.

- Correspondence with Series 5 Railway Consultant David Maidment added to Main Site's Interviews page.

29/05/07

- SiF Productions updated with two new Flying Kipper Studios Series 9 remakes.

21/05/07

- SiF Productions updated with Albert Studios' "Duck and Dukes"

20/05/07

- Linda Ballantyne (Percy) interview uploaded to Magic Railroad Mini-Site

09/05/07

- Friends of Sodor Island updated with a brand new affiliate - Awdry operated online shop - World of Sodor

04/05/07

- Loey Machan's new MV - He Lives In You uploaded to SiF Productions

03/05/07

- Britt Allcroft interview uploaded to Magic Railroad Mini-Site

- Magic Railroad Timeline established by Jim

30/04/07

- Magic Railroad pages updated with more info. 2 new pages created: 'Magic Railroad Feature Articles' + 'Magic Railroad Fan-Art'

26/04/07

- Sodor Island Productions updated with Truro Web Studios' Thomas the Movie

- Magic Railroad pages updated further

- More new logos and headers uploaded to the site.

25/04/07

- New Sodor Island Fansite header logos to replace the outdated old ones.

- Magic Railroad Revealed Page updated further

24/04/07

- Two brand new Series 9 Adaptations in Sodor Island Productions.

22/04/07

- Dave Asling's personal recollections of working on the movie added to Behind the Scenes page of MR Section.

19/04/07

- Samples of Greg Chown's storyboards added to MR Artwork page.

12/4/07

- Check out Ryan's brilliant hommage to Magic Railroad's 'Lady' in this music video featuring the vocal talents of singer Mark Joseph in 'Lady Lady'

- Magic Railroad Revealed page updated with recent correspondence from actor/comedian Neil Crone! (Diesel 10, Splatter, Dodge)

05/4/07

- Magic Railroad Mini-Site updated with more banners and information.

04/4/07

- Magic Railroad Mini-Site launched (UNDER CONSTRUCTION) and updates beginning

- Sodor Island Community Site - TheHalford's Einstein Factor Experience write up now available for reading

03/4/07

- Sodor Island Community Site - SiF UK Member Meetings updated with the Ravenglass Day Out

- Sodor Island Community Site - Updated with "Who are the Sodor Island Community?" page completed.

02/4/07

- Sodor Island Community Site - Links page updated

30/2/07

- Magic Railroad Revealed's first major revelation concerning axed character PT Boomer

- Sodor Island News updated.

28/3/07

- News on the 41st Railway Series book in Sodor Island News

- Magic Railroad pages updated again

- Magic Railroad Revealed page open and ready for updates

27/3/07

- Railway Series - A Brief History updated with information on the speculated re-emergence of the Railway Series books.

- SiFiction updated with 3 chapters of Knights of SiF

- Sodor Island News updated with information on the republication of Christopher Awdry's Railway Series books

- Thomas and the Magic Railroad pages update begun

26/3/07

- New redub added to SiF Productions Showcase

25/3/07

- New audio productions added to SiF Productions

14/3/07

-- New Story Narrations page added to SiF Productions

- New Parodies added to the Parody Pack

10/3/07

- Behind the Studio II - CB Studios now uploaded to SiF Productions Interviews

07/2/07

- Thomas and the Magic Railroad page taken down for later ammendments in relation to May 1999 script.  Due to be resumed by end of March.
- Sodor Island News updated with information on the changes to the Magic Railroad Page.
- Brand new redub from Cheap-O-Productions added to SiF Productions Showcase
- SiF Productions logos updated for Cheap-O-Productions and Flying Kipper Studios.

5/3/07

- News posted in Sodor Island News regarding Sodor Island Forums 36 Open Hours

- Final Sodor Island Essay Annex logos in place

04/3/07

Sodor Island Essay Annex updated with new essays

26/2/07

- Brand new music videos uploaded to Sodor Island Music Videos

21/02/07

- Brand New Sodor Studios/Blue Pioneer Signature Pics uploaded

12/2/07

- New redub by The Blue Pioneer in the SiF Productions Showcase

- New "Actor's Corner" interview released - Ryan

04/2/07

- New "Actor's Corner" interview released - Kate669

- Two new redubs available from Truro Web Studios

01/2/07

- SiF Productions Site changeover now completed.  All logos, text, etc. has been changed to reflect the name swap.

- Actor's Corner launched officially with first interview - ChrisTheXelent.

- SiF Music Videos updated with two new ones from Ryan.

31/1/07

- Sodor Island News updated with news on SiF Productions Media site changes.

29/1/07

- Sodor Studios Interviews page updated with new logos

- Sodor Island Interviews page updated with new logo

- Sodor Studios Showcase updated with release of Fun and Games with 'Arry and Bert dub

- Name change to SiF Productions Media Site begin

28/1/07

- Sodor Island News updated with information on Thomas - in the name of God website.
- Sodor Island Links page updated with a full link to Thomas in the name of God website.

25/1/07

- Sodor Island Forums opened to public viewing for 24 hours only.
- New Interviews page set up, with new interview with Clive Spong.

23/1/07

- Sodor Studios Multimedia updated again with Brand new Interviews Page with "Behind the Studio" production episode 1; Updated "Upcoming Projects"
- Updated Back Page with comments box
- Updated front page with Guestbook and Recommendation box

22/1/07

- Sodor Studios Multimedia updated with CB Studios "Percy and Harold"
- Minor updates to front page and TV Series History

10/1/07

- Sodor Island Community Site updated again with "What Have We Been Involved In" page
- Sodor Island Community Site updated with logos

8/1/07

- Sodor Studios Multimedia updated with Albert Studios' Stick in the Mud audio production.
- Sodor Island Community Site updated with final work done on the media innovations.

6/1/07

- The TV Series - A History updated with further information on Series 10.
- Sodor Island Community Site updated with Member Meetings Australia.

5/1/07

- Sodor Studios Multimedia Updated with two new Series 9 Adaptations
- Sodor Island Parody Media updated with addition of The Railways of Sodor model series

4/01/07

- Sodor Island Community Site updated with

-- "Great SiF Innovations" - The Extended Railway Series/Independent Fiction
-- 
"Projects we have been involved in" - Halford on Einstein Factor from SiF Wiki (To be updated with exclusive version)

31/12/06
- Final update of the year, Sodor Island Community site updated with Sodor Island Members Meetings page semi-completed with UK Members Meetings.
27/12/06
- The Xelent Studios - Behind the Smoke and Steam uploaded to Sodor Studios Showcase
22/12/06
- SiF Adventures updated and moved to Sodor Island Community Mini Site
- A Very SiF Christmas Carol added to the Sodor Studios Showcase!
20/12/06
- Sodor Island Episode Summaries updated with Series 10
- Final Series 10 character profiles updated - Jeremy and Rocky
- New Redub added to Sodor Studios Showcase - Truro Web Studios' Thomas and Bertie
- New Signatures and Series 9 Adaptations added to Special Stuff
18/12/06
- Sodor Island Community Mini Site Launched
- Sodor Island Community History published
- Series 10 characters updated - Rosie
- Sodor Studios Mini-Site updated
- Blue Pioneer's Productions added to Friends of Sodor Studios
- Individual sections given to Steam Rally Studios and Flying Kipper Productions in same