Steam Days - September 2019

£4.70 (Approx $5.86 or €5.29)


Trains of thought

Inverkeithing to the Forth Bridge in the mid-1950s
Cycling visits to the lineside between Inverkeithing, North Queensferry, and the Forth Bridge are recalled by David Anderson.

Staveley Central engine shed
Roger Griffiths and John Hooper offer an overview of this ex-Great Central Railway motive power depot and its changing allocation.

STEAM DAYS in Colour - 177: The last years of the LMS ‘Duchesses’
One of Britain’s most popular classes, the Stanier ‘8P’ ‘Coronation’ Pacifics, are shown in all their glory.

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Thames Valley travels
A round trip using everyday steam-hauled services in March 1957 is recalled by Leslie R Freeman.

William Adams’ mixed traffic classes: ‘Ironclads’, ‘Moguls’, ‘Steamrollers’ and ‘Jubilees’
W A T Aves considers the Great Eastern Railway tender engines of William Adams, and his versatile locomotive designs as chief mechanical engineer of the L&SWR.


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