Sir Nigel Gresley: The LNER's First CME (Strathwood)

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A biography and class-by-class appreciation of the locomotives designed by renowned engineer Sir Nigel Gresley during his time with the GNR and LNER.

Contains a biography of his early life and the influences which steered his career in the early years. This is followed by chapters examining each class of locomotive designed by him during his career with the GNR and LNER. Each chapter contains a description of the class, accompanied by a number of black & white photographs, as well as an explanation of what duties the locomotives carried out during their careers.

Further chapters look at rebuilt and converted locomotives, Gresley's carriage and wagon designs, streamlining and Gresley's legacy on locomotive design.

Well-illustrated throughout with black & white and more recent colour photographs, charts, diagrams and tables of information.

Sir Nigel Gresley: The LNER's First CME is detailed history of renowned locomotive designer, Sir Nigel Gresley, accompanied by an extensive account of the locomotives he produced for the LNER and a look at this ongoing legacy. Hardback. 456 pages.

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