Fifty Famous British Locomotives: The Story of the Stars of the Steam and Early Diesel Age by Peter Herring

Fifty Famous British Locomotives: The Story of the Stars of the Steam and Early Diesel Age by Peter Herring

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A guide to fifty of the most famous locomotives of the steam train and early diesel age, including the people, power and popularity that made them famous. It features photographs of the locomotives at full steam, as well as colour photos taken after their restoration.

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This is a nostalgic guide to fifty of the most famous locomotives of the steam train and early diesel age, including the people, power and popularity that made them famous. It is packed with thrilling photographs of the locomotives at full steam, as well as colour photos taken after their restoration - many of which are unique to this book. It is complete with details of the engineering works that brought these exciting engines to life and the work of the men that kept them running, along with vital statistics for all the locomotives in the book. It is a perfect identification guide for today's trainspotters and railway enthusiasts, old or new.

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SKU GOR002896893
Title Fifty Famous British Locomotives: The Story of the Stars of the Steam and Early Diesel Age
Author By (author) Peter Herring
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher David & Charles
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 0715333437
ISBN 13 9780715333433
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.
Description

Details

This is a nostalgic guide to fifty of the most famous locomotives of the steam train and early diesel age, including the people, power and popularity that made them famous. It is packed with thrilling photographs of the locomotives at full steam, as well as colour photos taken after their restoration - many of which are unique to this book. It is complete with details of the engineering works that brought these exciting engines to life and the work of the men that kept them running, along with vital statistics for all the locomotives in the book. It is a perfect identification guide for today's trainspotters and railway enthusiasts, old or new.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002896893
Title Fifty Famous British Locomotives: The Story of the Stars of the Steam and Early Diesel Age
Author By (author) Peter Herring
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher David & Charles
Year Published 2009
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 0715333437
ISBN 13 9780715333433
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.