The London Midland and Scottish Way: LMS Steam in the Sixties (Irwell)

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The third book in a series by author and photographer, Terrence Dorrity, covering steam in the sixties. The author grew up in Stratford-upon-Avon at a time when steam was still prevalent on the railway and there were London Midland Region main line strongholds within very easy reach. In this volume London Midland and Scottish Way - LMS Steam in the Sixties he presents a selection of photographs which he took in his youth, during this period.

Terence opens with an introduction featuring 6 colour and black & white photographs, then follows with the main focus of his book, 8 chapters presenting 151 colour photographs of LMS steam taken lineside, in shed yards and in depots.

Chapters cover:

  • 1 Express and Local Passenger Trains
  • 2 Light Engine, Parcels and Permanent Way Trains
  • 3 Delivering the Goods
  • 4 Tender Locomotives on Shed
  • 5 Tank Engines
  • 6 Excursion Trains and Enthusiast Specials
  • 7 Irish Interlude
  • 8 Early Preservation

Captions accompany the 157 photographs. Hardback. 128 pages.

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