British Railways Steam in Retrospect: The Post-War Era

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In 1948, the big four railway companies were nationalized to form British Railways. This collection of photographs captures the last two decades of steam power as steam gave way to diesel electrification, including many vintage locomotives of pre-Grouping origin that survived the war, plus the final steam locomotive to be built on British Railways (the BR 9F 2-10-0 No. 922220 or Evening Star). In particular, Eric Oldham looks at Crewe and Doncaster stations/works, MPDs in general, along with steam on the Woodhead route, pre ...

British Railways Steam in Retrospect: The Post-War Era 2009, History Press

ISBN-13: 9780752450186

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British Railways Steam in Retrospect: The Post-War Era 1998, Alan Sutton Publishing,

ISBN-13: 9780750917681

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