books.ie

Skip to Main Content »

Currency
£ $
 
Shopping Cart (0 item)
My Cart

You have no items in your shopping cart.

You're currently on:

Tracking Down Steam : A Personal Journey Through the Final Days of Steam

Tracking Down Steam : A Personal Journey Through the Final Days of Steam

Dr Peter Nicholson

Availability: In stock

-
+
Gift wrap available
$48.76

August 11 1968 was the final day of scheduled BR steam, and this delightfully personal account takes a look at the period leading up to this date.

Featuring hundreds of previously unpublished photographs, this book covers the main-line steam locos of BR and the 'Big Four' - GWR, SR, LMS and LNER - and their predecessors, and follows them through many different environments, including trains on the main line, nationwide shed visits, locos under repair, antique steam-age rolling stock on the Isle of Wight, rare colour photos of long-gone museum pieces, privately-owned locos on the main line, memories of farewell train journeys, former main-line locos working in industry, locos awaiting cutting for scrap, and visits to the North-West as steam was being wound down.

Additional Information

Author Dr Peter Nicholson
Publisher Haynes
Publication date 1 Jun 2013
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9780857332363

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.

Contact Us

Email: contactus@books.ie

Phone: +353 (45) 880806

Facebook  Twitter  Pintrest  Google +

Also check out our BLOG

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here.
X