Steam at Swindon: The R C Riley Archive Vol 5 (Transport Treasury Publishing)

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An album of high quality black & white photographs taken by photographer R. C. (Dick) Riley between the mid-1930s and and the end of steam around Swindon in the 1960s.

Photographs are presented in one or two-per-page format with detailed captions accompanying each image. The book is divided into chapters, each covering a different period in Swindon's railway history:

  • Pre-Nationalisation Great Western (1937-1947)
  • Early Years of the Western Region (1948-1956)
  • Western Steam Finale (1957-1964)

Steam at Swindon: The R C Riley Archive Volume 5 provides an interesting look back at Swindon's railways and the steam locomotives which were based there during the heyday and decline of steam motive power. 112 pages.

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