North East Steam 1948-1968 (Great Northern Books)

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An album of over 200 colour and black & white photographs of steam trains working around North East England between the nationalisation of the railways in 1948 and the end of main line steam in 1968.

Once the industrial heartland of Britain, North East England had a bustling network of railways. Whether on the East Coast Main Line, local branches or on industrial tracks, there was much of interest for the railway enthusiast.

North East Steam 1948-1968 features high quality images of steam locomotives around the region, including locations such as Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Sunderland and Stockton. The photographs come from several well-known railway photographers and cover many of the Gresley, Thompson and Peppercorn designed locomotives, as well as other British Railways era designs.

Each photograph is accompanied by an informative caption and an introduction to steam in the North East is also included. Hardback. 144 pages.

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