The Last Years of Steam in the North East by Peter Tuffrey
The book contains 270 superb colour and black and white photographs of steam locomotives working in and around the North East. Covers the late 1950s and 1960s to the end of steam in the region. Features areas such as Newcastle, Sunderland, Darlington, Middlesbrough, Blyth, Stockton, Durham, Washington, Bishop Auckland, Chester-le-Street, Alnwick and Alnmouth. Stunning scenes captured at stations, sheds and lineside. Several of the Region's well-known classes are included: Raven Q6; Worsdell J27; Gresley A3, A4, V2, A1/V3; Thompson B1; Peppercorn A1 and K1; BR 9F. Locomotives used at collieries are also presented, such as those at Ashington, Easington, Lambton, Philadelphia and Wearmouth. Docks and Staithes are featured: Tyne Improvement Commission Quay; Stockton Tyne Tees Wharf; Lambton Staithes. Contains industrial locomotives used at steel works, such as Consett and Jarrow Metal Industries.