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AviationContents include the story of the Marshall's company charted by photographs from the 1920s and 30s, aerodrome histories and the units based there, Luftwaffe night fighter attacks on airfields such as Brassington and Oakington and eye-witness accounts of all major incidents and aircraft crashes.
Keywords: torn, marshall, aerodrome, luftwaffe, fighter, brassington, oakington, eye-witness, julian, evan-hart, oakington, monoplane, enemy, luftwaffe, oakington, abwehr, luftwaffe, morden, messerschmitt, tragedy, shepreth, duchess, oakington, raider, orwell, blenheim, bourn, thursday, pathfinder, steinbock, cockpit, mustang, drain, lancaster, cheveley, typhoon, pilot, shepreth, duxford, peacetime, tragedy, luftwaffe, cambridge
RailwaysThe Warships were amongst the most controversial of the early BR diesel classes; the WR management had to fight tooth and nail to get them built in the first place and they were continually attacked by the diesel-electric proponents until they were taken out of service prematurely in the early ...
Keywords: fight, tooth, nail, during1965, improve, dissimilar, indicator, paddington-bristol, crewe, waterloo-exeter, sway, paddington-birmingham, worcester, hereford, mid-1960s, comeback, late-1972, d800s, torch, jennison
RailwaysThis outstanding volume is an account of the key role played by Britain's rail network during the 2nd World War. It outlines the preperations made by the railway companies for wartime, as well as their involvement in operations, from the transportation of troops, supplies and ammunition to support ...
Keywords: wartime, wartime, luftwaffe, damage, personnel, enemy, air-raid, bulbs, blackout, makeshift, blitz, wartime, dunkirk, railwaymen, women, wartime, wartime, wragg, warfare, peace, storm, gather, wartime, mess, scottish, blitz, chronology
RailwaysThe route runs through the beautiful valley of the River Avon for several miles and has carried a great variety of cross-country trains over the years. These are extensively illustrated, as are the rural stations which are of great diversity and charm. The long-closed junction stations at Limpley ... From the series Country Railway Routes
Keywords: westbury, bath, avon, cross-country, limpley, stoke, bathampton, somerset
Road VehiclesThis nineteenth book in the Wheels series contains the usual eclectic mix of nostalgic Scottish transport scenes supported, as always, by Robert Grieves well researched and fact filled captions. He has used the Perthshire boundary as it was prior to the government re-organisation of 1975 for the ...
Keywords: perthshire, scottish, callander, crianlarich, kinross, royce, phantom, hairpin, club, pitlochry, charabancs, hire, hotel
RailwaysDesperate to reach Manchester, but thwarted by political wrangling with the London & North Western Railway north of Ambergate, the Midland Railway opened its branch to Wirksworth in October 1867, with the intention of extending to Rowsley and beyond, if necessary. The extension, however, was never ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: wirksworth, manchester, wirksworth, rowsley, milk, limestone, milk, stone, derby, overhaul, dmus, pullman, trunk, scotland, mid-1990s, bunch, businessmen, wyvern, dmus, commuter, wirksworth, howard, derby, duffield, hazelwood, shottle, idridgehay, wirksworth, wirksworth, stone, milepost, bowne, shaw, quarry
Buses, Trams, OtherAlthough this book is unmistakeably about buses and trams, it is addressed more broadly to anyone who has ever felt the pull of enthusiasm, be it for football, photography, old churches of steam engines. What makes a subject special? What sparks the irresistible attraction which fires the ...
Keywords: football, irresistible, busman, methodist, minister, jack, burton, memoir, didn, anglia, birmingham, glasgow, yorkshire, jack, burton, genesis, sign, shadows, easter, steelhouse, dell, kelvin, birmingham, student, bellahouston-govan-gorbals-bridgeton-millesrton, fenland, praise, cyril, harris, noble, mirth, sheriff, crich, escape, memoriam
RailwaysThis book celebrates a station, and no ordinary station at that. Edinburgh Waverley and its approaches provided a spectacular and immensely photogenic theatre for the cream of East Coast motive power and its less glamorous brethren. Historical information concerning the railway system has been kept ...
Keywords: waverley, edinburgh, edinburgh, waverley, theatre, brethren, edinburgh, paul, irwell, waverley, scottish, mid-1930s, mid-1960s, cameo, leith, deltics, paul, scotland
RailwaysMany stations on the main line have been lost, but the scenic pleasures of the Malvern Hills can be still be enjoyed by train. Railway admirers have been deprived of the delightful routes through Bromyard and via Dymock, but all can be appreciated by taking the journey offered between the covers of ... From the series Western Main Lines
Keywords: worcester, hereford, leominster, gloucester, malvern, bromyard, dymock, worcester, bransford, leigh, court, leominster, bransford, ledbury, ledbury, gloucester, ashperton, hereford, ashperton, bransford, bransford, bromyard, colwall, dymock, fencote, gloucester, malvern, greenway, henwick, hereford, knightwick, ledbury, ledbury, leigh, court, leominster, malswick, malvern, malvern, newent, newland, rowden, mill, rushwick, shelwick, stoke, edith, stoke, suckley, withington, worcester
RailwaysDavid Larkin is well known for his extensive collection of over 17,500 black and white photographs of the B.R. wagon fleet taken over a period of some 25 years. David commence his photographic mission in the late 1960s having at first been inspired by the work of Don Rowland, now president of the ... From the series Pictorial Review Of Freight Stock
Keywords: larkin, rowland, derby, wear, tear, patch-work, larkin, sectoin, coke, powder, grain, sectoin, grain, sectoin, highfit, highfit, shock, fruit, meat, fish, shock, pipe, tube, bogie, bolster, bogie, bolster, bogie, steel, bogie, ferry, brake, brake, ballast
Buses, Road VehiclesA selection of experiences from staff and preservationists who have worked with the classic London bus.
Keywords: morgan, uxbridge, conductor, strathtay, scottish, pioneer, kelvin, prince, kentish, australia, routemaster, canada, routemaster
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