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Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Steam Speed Record

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Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Steam Speed Record - Hale, Don
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' It ought to be a film, of course, pitched somewhere between The Right Stuff and Chariots of Fire. Meanwhile, Don Hale' s well-ordered, compelling book will do nicely' Andrew Martin, Daily Express Seventy years ago, on 3 July 1938, on the East Coast main line, the streamlined A4 Pacific locomotive Mallard reached a top speed of 126mph - a world record for steam locomotives which still stands. Since then, millions have seen this famous locomotive, resplendent in her blue ...

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Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Steam Speed Record 2015, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781781314968

Hardcover

Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Steam Speed Record 2013, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781781311943

Hardcover