British Railways Steam in Retrospect: The Post-War Era by Eric Oldham

British Railways Steam in Retrospect: The Post-War Era by Eric Oldham

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A collection of photographs that 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 and the final steam locomotive to be built on British Railways (the BR 9F 2-10-0 Number 922220 or Evening Star).

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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.

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SKU GOR006218736
Title British Railways Steam in Retrospect: The Post-War Era
Author By (author) Eric Oldham
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0752450182
ISBN 13 9780752450186
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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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.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006218736
Title British Railways Steam in Retrospect: The Post-War Era
Author By (author) Eric Oldham
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0752450182
ISBN 13 9780752450186
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No