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Britain's Heritage Railways in Photographs



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The heritage railway scene across Britain is a thriving network that makes the evocative lost world of steam locomotives accessible to railway enthusiasts and visitors everywhere. Photographer Geoff Swaine has put together a selection of 200 railway photographs across Britain's heritage railways, from the Bluebell Railway to Llangollen, Severn Valley, North York Moors, Didcot, Kent & East Sussex, Great Central Railway and many more. Also including sections on the war years, the Big Four, the Chief Mechanical Engineers and the different types and wheel arrangements, this evocative book offers much to enjoy for both casual and serious heritage railway enthusiasts. AUTHOR: Geoff Swaine embarked upon a career as a leading heritage photographer and photographic archivist after retiring from his work as an architect. So far he has had over 500 photographs published and has written a number of books and articles on railways, football and architecture. SELLING POINTS: Full colour photographs bring the steam heritage railways vividly to life Countrywide coverage offers a unique wide scope Covers all of the most popular heritage railways, from the Bluebell to the North York Moors, Didcot, Great Central, Severn Valley and many more Beautiful photographs from a professional railway photographer 200 colour

Product code: 9780750966344

ISBN 9780750966344
No. Of Pages 120
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H226xW248
To showcase this living industrial museum, photographer Geoff Swaine has selected over 200 photographs of Britain's heritage railways, including the Bluebell Railway to Llangollen, the Severn Valley, North York Moors, Great Western and Great Central railways, and many more.