The podcast host Acast has a fairly informative statistical tool and here are some of the screenshots of the information available.
Podcast Trailer – Drop off rate
Podcast 1 – Drop off rate
Podcast 2 – Drop off rate
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Top listened to Episodes
Daily Listens to podcast between 25 March 2017 and 24 April 2017
OS Distribution and Referrals
Details of where the podcast is being listened to
As Social Media was very important in the success of this project, I took on additional knowledge from a number of journals and other written references
Here are copies of some of the additional literature.
Empire Kitchener is getting cleaned up and repaired by a professional conservator!
The ship was built at the Caledon Shipyard in Dundee in 1944.
This fantastic model is on loan from the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, London, and we believe it has never been on public display in the City before.
This is an extract from a document produced by The Friends of Dundee City Archives, showing some of the history of the SS Empire Kitchener.
Here is the full document.Caledon E
This is a model of the SS Empire Kitchener currently on loan to the museum. Sam discusses a bit of the history in this weeks podcast.
There is huge detail in this model.
From its beginning when built at The Caledon Shipyard in Dundee to being broken up after inclement weather listen to more detail in the unedited chat with Sam.
For a Cargo ship, the SS Empire Kitchener is fairly heavily armed, Find out why in the unedited audio below.
RAW audio recorded 29.03.17 at the museum
The Tay Ferries – Providing a safe crossing of the River Tay for Foot and Vehicle Passengers until 1966
Some of the fine models of the Tay Ferries on display at Dundee Museum of Transport.
Volunteer, Forbes, talks of his memories of crossing the river on the ferry, these typically could have been like the tickets he would have bought for the crossing.
Single Tickets that can be seen at the museum.
One of the special tickets issued to commemorate the last crossing on 18 August 1966.
The Tay Ferries clock donated to the museum.
The RAW audio from the discussions with Forbes and Graeme
The Last Dundee Horse Drawn Tram
A summer house was discovered in Perth with a hidden past. No one quite knows how long its been there but Graeme is on hand to let us know a bit more about what was found out to be The Last Dundee Horse Drawn Tram.
It was by no means an easy task to get it out however as the pictures show below it was eventually liberated and returned to Dundee.
The black and white picture above has been confirmed as the same tram that is now available to be seen at the museum’s Market Mews premises.
Week 6 Podcast
Audio discussing the early 1962 Miniature traction engine above
Ronnie Kennedy gives some info about his wee steam train.
Campbell Foster, describes himself as the soup beer man talks about his miniature steam truck.
Archie Renton tells us about his recent purchace.
Week 4 podcast – Published on 24 March 2017
The 749 Club
749 Club members Neale and Ian discuss in the week 4 podcast what is involved in this fairly exclusive club. A clue to where the club got its name from can be seen in the picture above (Dundee Courier and Advertiser published 21.06.16)
The Royal Blue was the first purchase of the 749 Club.
The full unedited interview about the 749 Club
29 October 2015 Scotsman Newspaper Article about the History of Maryfield tram depot.
04 November 2015 Dundee Evening Telegraph look at the move of Dundee Transport Museum to the former Maryfield Tram Depot.
The Maryfield Tram Depot (Front)
Raw audio from the Tram Depot visit 22.03.17
The Maryfield Tram Depot (South Side)
Much renovation work is required at the new building that will be home to the transport museum. the Dundee Courier and Advertiser on 21 June 2016 covers successful grant application to assist with this work.
Rear of Main Hall
Middle of Main Hall
Change facilities and Managers office (Upper Floor)
Original Tram Dual Control sign
Clock in Card Tray
Target Practice Wall ( Used in the second world war)
The original tram lines lead to the front doors of the building
Having published the 3rd podcast on Friday 16th March, I looked at the statistical information from podcast host Acast on the morning of 20 March.
It is interesting when looking at the peaks on the above graph on the day of publication as these are the days of most social media traffic by the museum.
Looking at where the podcast is being listened to for the three episodes and the pilot, most listeners are as anticipated listening in the immediate Dundee area.