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RailwaysNow more than 150 years old, the route has carried a wide range of traffic types including long distance expresses, local residential services and freight of all types. All these are extensively illustrated, along with the varied architectural styles employed at the stations, many of which vanished ... From the series Western Main Lines
Keywords: banbury, birmingham, banbury, birmingham, moor, birmingham, snow, bordesley, cropredy, dorridge, fenny, compton, hatton, lapworth, leamington, olton, oxfordshire, ironstone, solihull, southam, harbury, tyseley, warwick, warwick, parkway, widney, manor
RailwaysThis once important holiday route had through coaches from Euston and long trains from Manchester for many years. It also provided vital links with the slate industry for its entire life. Trains for all types are illustrated at the widely assorted stations, throughout the ages. Included is the ... From the series Country Railway Routes
Keywords: bangor, portmadoc, llanberis, euston, manchester, llanberis, snowdon, llanberis, bangor, portmadoc, llanberis, llanberis, lake, snowdon
OtherBath Stone Quarries is a comprehensive photographic record of the Bath stone industry from the mid-Victorian period to the present day. Its scope includes not just the surviving underground relics of the industry but also the surface tramways, loading wharfs and cutting yards associated with it. ...
Keywords: bath, stone, subterranean, bath, stone, bath, stone, mid-victorian, wharfs, wartime, post-war, peacetime, westwood, limpley, stoke
Buses, Road Vehiclesin 1931, the Vauxhall Motors subsidiary of General Motors began to produce a new range of British-Built commercial vehicles known as Bedfords. Their introduction followed the wall Street Crash of October 1929, which not only decimated world trade, but also brought about a minor revolution in the ... From the series Fare Stage Series
Keywords: bedford, fare, vauxhall, british-built, crash, shift, vauxhall, bedford, truck, bedford, chassis, waveney, thurgood, bedford, chassis, bedford, non-municipal, bedford, earnshaw, parent, vauxhall, earnshaw, post-war, almet, post-war
Road VehiclesThe winged B emblem, the hallmark of Bentley Motors, is synonymous with those grand cars which, in the 1920s and 1930s, dominated Brooklands and Le Mans and were driven to victory by hero racing drivers known as The Bentley Boys. When Bentley was taken over by Rolls-Royce in 1931 the individual ... From the series Classic Marques
Keywords: bentley, emblem, hallmark, bentley, hero, bentley, bentley, rolls-royce, marque, post-war, babbit, blatchley, masterpiece, bentley
TramsBlackpool's trams are a national treasure. This book commemorates 75 years since the entry into service of the first of a fleet of streamlined trams, a type that has long been so enduring and the most of the tram fleet in Blackpool today is derived from these 1930s designs. Through these pages, ... From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: blackpool, blackpool, treasure, tram, blackpool, star, fleetwood, streamline, layton, lytham, marton, starr, manchester, rigby, foxhall, gynn, cabin, bispham, norbreck, bispham, anchorsholme, fleetwood, fleetwood, fleetwood, ferry, vambacs, twin
Buses, Road VehiclesBolton's buses and trams were always well turned out in the municipal livery. Bus operation began early, trams finished in 1947, but the undertaking made its mark in the Bennett era with innovative and trend setting designs and liveries. Well researched and illustrated by Harry Postlethwaite the ... From the series Portfolio
Keywords: bolton, bolton, municipal, postlethwaite, horse, postlethwaite, tramway, tognarelli, inter-urban, freeman, star, bolton, tramway, wartime, post-war, diamond, jubilee, wind, atlantean, manchester, bolton, bolton, bolton, north-east
RailwaysAs a very small boy Peter Coster could remember a little of his first railway book. It had a title something like The Boy's Book of Trains and, like his contemporaries, he would pore over the pages of British, European and Transatlantic trains, becoming almost word perfect. One illustration stood ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: pacifics, coster, pore, lner, wood, rake, echelon, lner, wasn, didn, coster, streamliner, post-war, triumph, portfolio, jubilee, stoke
RailwaysWhen a class of engine is christened by enthusiasts ‘Doodlebugs' or ‘Flying Pigs', amongst a number of other less than admiring nicknames, there is an implication that the LMS Ivatt Class 4 2-6-0s were not the most admired of locomotives. Little has been written about them compared with their more ...
Keywords: ivatt, 2-6-0s, ivatt, 2-6-0s, brethren, short-hand, 2-6-0s, jekyll, hyde, post-war, creature, enginemen, amiss, swindon, railwaymen, chunk, sixsmith
Modelling, RailwaysA new bold venture in the celebrated 'Book Of' series: FULL COLOUR THROUGHOUT 120 PAGES CASEBOUND The Book Of The LNER Pacifics: A1, A2, A3, A4 MODELLING OPTIONS By modelling icon, guru, Knight of the Order of the Soldering Iron and general titan - nay, colossus - of the hobby, Warner's and ... From the series Book Of The
Keywords: lner, pacifics, lner, pacifics, icon, guru, knight, titan, colossus, hobby, warner, wright, gresley, peppercorn, pacifics, stripe, kitchen, doncaster, darlington, wife, pledge, wright, gresley, gresley, gresley, gresley, peppercorn, peppercorn, gresley
RailwaysDVD Video (also available at HALF PRICE as VHS Cassette ). East Anglia was once the home of a system of rural railways. Most have long since passed into history, but in this programme we recreate life on one of the Branch Lines from a very different era of travel. On the way we explore every ...
Keywords: lynn, dereham, anglie, anglia, post-war, norfolk
RailwaysVHS Cassette (also available as DVD Video ). East Anglia was once the home of a system of rural railways. Most have long since passed into history, but in this programme we recreate life on one of the Branch Lines from a very different era of travel. On the way we explore every aspect of this long ...
Keywords: lynn, dereham, anglie, anglia, post-war, norfolk
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