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Railway Adventure (LTC Rolt)

Railway Adventure (LTC Rolt)

Rolt was one of a small group of amateur railwaymen who made their dream of running their own railwa..

£7.00

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..

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Saltley Firing Days. Footplate Memories 1950-1959 (Essery)

Saltley Firing Days. Footplate Memories 1950-1959 (Essery)

the memories of a man who went from cleaner to top link fireman at Saltley in Birmingham. Well illus..

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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..

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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..

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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 ..

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St Philips Marsh: Memories of an Engine Shed (Fleming)

St Philips Marsh: Memories of an Engine Shed (Fleming)

Memories and experiences in the steam era on the Bristol area. Also covers the dawn of the diesels, ..

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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 Drummond Brothers: A Scottish Duo (Chacksfield)

The Drummond Brothers: A Scottish Duo (Chacksfield)

From the Author's Introduction "For 42 years the Drummond Brothers were engaged in designing locomot..

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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

Top Shed A Pictorial History of King's Cross Locomotive Depot (Townend)

Top Shed A Pictorial History of King's Cross Locomotive Depot (Townend)

An excellent account of what it was like to be working on the Railways in the King's Cross area up t..

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Twenty Locomotive Men (Hamilton Ellis)

Twenty Locomotive Men (Hamilton Ellis)

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

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