Steam in My Lens: The Reginald Batten Collection (Pen & Sword)

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The first book in a new series covering the photography of Reginald Batten; a railway and transport photographer who started taking pictures in the early 1930s.

This first volume features the former Great Northern and Great Eastern lines of the LNER between the 1930s and the early 21st century. Photographs are arranged in chapters, presented in chronological order:

  • Pre-war Days
  • Wartime Great Western in North Wales
  • Post-war Days
  • Into Nationalisation
  • Odds & Sods
  • Early Preservation
  • Steam Returns to London: 1980s and 1990s

Within each chapter, each black & white photograph is accompanied by a caption, with further text providing background information about the period in time or the trip on which the photographs were taken. Photographs cover a wide range of locomotive types and locations.

Hardback. 192 pages.

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