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The Railwayman's Pocketbook
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: R H N Hardy
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This fascinating pocket book draws on numerous primary sources from the early days of the rail network through to the Big Four, British Railways and beyond to present a unique guide to the knowledge and skills required for locomotive drivers, engineers and firemen. Beginning with an introduction to steam from
The Railwayman's Wife
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Ashley Hay
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-21 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'So poised and beautiful ... She can't write a bad sentence' Guardian 'Melancholic, but in the best possible way' Lady 'Exquisitely written and deeply felt ... a true book of wonders' Geraldine Brooks 'A lovely, absorbing, and uplifting read.' M.L. Stedman 'Overflows with gratitude for the hard, beautiful things of
The Great Northern Atlantics
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: James S. Baldwin
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-30 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

The Great Northern Atlantics, were the first locomotives constructed in Britain to the 4-4-2 wheel arrangement. The Atlantics were designed by H.G. Ivatt, locomotive Superintendent of The Great Northern Railway.Introduced from 1898, with the construction at Doncaster Works of small boilered Atlantic number 990 Henry Oakley, which is now preserved
The Brighton Atlantics
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: James S. Baldwin
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

The Brighton Atlantic locomotives were some of the most handsome machines ever constructed at Brighton Works. They were signed by the D. Earl Marsh, Locomotive Superintendent of the London Brighton and South Coast Railway, and produced as two classes, the H1, introduced in 1905-1906, and the H2, introduced in 19111912.The
The Flying Scotsman Pocket-Book
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: R H N Hardy
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-11 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The LNER Class A3 Pacific locomotive No. 4472 'Flying Scotsman' is one of the world's most iconic steam engines. It was built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway at Doncaster Works to a design by Nigel Gresley. Taking its name from the London to Edinburgh non-stop service