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British Railways Steam in Retrospect : The Post-War Era - ERIC OLDHAM

British Railways Steam in Retrospect

The Post-War Era

Paperback Published: 3rd April 2009
ISBN: 9780752450186
Number Of Pages: 128

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In 1948, the "big four" railway companies were nationalized to form British Railways. This collection of photographs captures the last two decades of steam power as steam gave way to diesel electrification, including many vintage locomotives of pre-Grouping origin that survived the war, plus the final steam locomotive to be built on British Railways (the BR 9F 2-10-0 No. 922220 or Evening Star). In particular, Eric Oldham looks at Crewe and Doncaster stations/works, MPDs in general, along with steam on the Woodhead route, pre/post electrification The photographs include behind-the-scenes views of locomotive sheds, depots, freight, and passenger traffic plus some dramatic station portraits.

ISBN: 9780752450186
ISBN-10: 0752450182
Series: Sutton
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 3rd April 2009
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 17.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.34