Glory Days: Steam in East Anglia (Amberley)

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A brief illustrated history of railway development in East Anglia in the period when steam locomotives were the primary source of power on the railway. Includes the story of some early railways, including the London, Tilbury & Southend Railway, Great Eastern Railway and Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway. This is followed by the LNER years and British Railways' control up to the end of steam in 1968.

The majority of the book comprises a collection of colour and black & white photographs illustrating many of the steam locomotive classes that have served East Anglia. It concentrates on the years between the mid-1930s and the end of steam. Features busy commuter lines serving London as well as the rural tranquility of parts of Norfolk and Suffolk.

All the photographs in Glory Days: Steam in East Anglia are complemented by detailed captions, adding further historical details and anecdotes to the narrative. 96 pages.

Special Note: The material in this book was previously published in a hardback format under the same title in 1999. This reformatted edition was first published in 2020.

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