Woodhead Lament 1948-1981 (Strathwood)

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An album of high-quality black & white photographs depicting the Woodhead route between 1948 and 1981. The line provided a link between the cities of Manchester and Sheffield. Photographs illustrate every one of the Class 76 and 77 locomotives which operated on the line following its electrification.

Photographs are arranged into chapters, each covering a different subject:

  • Class 76 and 77 Locomotives
  • Other Motive Power
  • Exploring the Route
  • Specials
  • Works Visits
  • Scrap and Disposal

Photographs are all presented in full page format, with a caption accompanying each. Woodhead Lament: 1948-1981 presents a fascinating series of black & white photographs taken along Britain's first all electric main line railway. Hardback. 256 pages.

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