Steam Days - May 2017

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Content & Trains of Thought

Lode Star – An Edwardian gem
As the precursor to the GWR ‘Castles’ and ‘Kings’, Philip Atkins takes an historic overview of the ‘Star’ class and particularly ‘Lode Star’ and all it represents for today’s onlookers at the NRM.

Remembering 1967 – Fifty years on
Frederick Rogers recalls the year that saw the demise of BR steam in North-East England, on the Southern and Scottish regions, leaving only the London Midland Region steaming into 1968.

STEAM DAYS in Colour - No 149: NCB steam in England
Embracing locations across England, 1950s and 1960s National Coal Board steam is illustrated through the work of R.C. Riley.

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Great Western ‘Dean Goods’ 0-6-0s in mainland Europe
The story of the ‘Dean Goods’ in enemy territory after the fall of France in 1940 is told by Bill Aves.

Gorton Works and its locomotives: The LNER era
Andrew Wilson examines the ex-GCR Works, including locomotives built and modified.

Tail Lamp – Readers’ letters

Tail Lamp Extra – Rarely photographed engines