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Great Western Apprentice. Swindon in the Thirties (Freebury)

Great Western Apprentice. Swindon in the Thirties (Freebury)

A first-hand account of pre-war life in both the Swindon Railway works and the town which depended o..

£5.00

LMS Locoman: Wellingborough Footplate Memories (Bushell)

LMS Locoman: Wellingborough Footplate Memories (Bushell)

Starting in 1933, an account of 18 years working with steam, including on the footplate. Illustrated..

£5.00

Master Builders Of Steam (Bulleid)

Master Builders Of Steam (Bulleid)

Written by an engineer, this covers HA Ivatt, Gresley, Bulleid, Churchward, Stanier and HG Ivatt. Il..

£8.00

Mendips Engineman (Smith)

Mendips Engineman (Smith)

Memories of life as an engineman on the long lamented S&D. Illustrated  with B&W photog..

£8.00

More Recollections Of A Bolton Engineman (Markland) SFTP 38

More Recollections Of A Bolton Engineman (Markland) SFTP 38

Jim Markland goes back to revisit the life and work of enginemen working out of Bolton with the cust..

£8.00

My Life On The Footplate (Davey)

My Life On The Footplate (Davey)

Begins his story in 1918, on the old SECR. Stories with B/W photographs.  1974 Peco Publication..

£5.00

Richard Maunsell: An Engineering Biography (Chacksfield)

Richard Maunsell: An Engineering Biography (Chacksfield)

Richard Maunsell was primarily associated with the Ihclicore Works in Dublin.   In 1913, h..

£8.00

Rowsley Railway Miscellany. Reminiscences and facts about this once thriving railway community (Waite)

Rowsley Railway Miscellany. Reminiscences and facts about this once thriving railway community (Waite)

Many different memories including the recollections of one contributor relating to problem-solving o..

£5.00

Sir Daniel Gooch Memoirs & Diary (Wilson)

Sir Daniel Gooch Memoirs & Diary (Wilson)

Tales of the legendary GW man. Acceptable Condition, Page edges tanned.  D&C 1972. 386pp NO..

£8.00

Sir Henry Fowler: A Versatile Life (Chacksfield)

Sir Henry Fowler: A Versatile Life (Chacksfield)

A well-illustrated biography of the LMS engineer and designer. 2000 The Oakwood Press. Signed by the..

£12.00

Sir William Stanier: A New Biography (Chacksfield)

Sir William Stanier: A New Biography (Chacksfield)

An excellent biography, supported by numerous and relevant photographs of every period of Stanier's ..

£12.00

The Armstrongs Of The Great Western Railway (Holcroft)

The Armstrongs Of The Great Western Railway (Holcroft)

This book concentrates on certain members of a branch of the Armstrong family, those who served in t..

£8.00

The Intemperate Engineer. Isambard Kingdom Brunel In His Own Words (Vaughan)

The Intemperate Engineer. Isambard Kingdom Brunel In His Own Words (Vaughan)

A uniquely detailed look at Brunel the man, revealed through his personal letters and writings which..

£18.00

Thirty Years At Bricklayers Arms. Southern Steam from the footplate (Jackman)

Thirty Years At Bricklayers Arms. Southern Steam from the footplate (Jackman)

Facinating insights from someone with first hand experience of "The Brick". Illustrated with B/W pho..

£8.00

Twenty Locomotive Men (Hamilton Ellis)

Twenty Locomotive Men (Hamilton Ellis)

Biographies of 20 famous locomotive engineers including Crampton, Gooch, Drummond and Churchward. Il..

£8.00

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