An Illustrated History of LMS Locomotives, Volume 3: Absorbed Pre-group Classes, Northern Division
The third volume of the authors' Illustrated History of L.M.S. Locomotives deals with the pre-Grouping classes which operated on the Northern Division of the L.M.S. and encompasses those classes absorbed from the three Scottish constituents, the Caledonian, the Glasgow and South Western, and the Highland railways. The locomotive stock of each company is dealt with separately and taken generally in the same order as the L.M.S. adopted at the time of the 1923 renumbering.
The authors have endeavoured to illustrate every class of locomotive inherited by the L.M.S. from these companies, and within each class as many variations as possible have been included. Most illustrations have been selected to show locomotives in L.M.S. condition and livery, and although in some cases historical interest has taken precedence over pictorial quality this has been done in the interests of providing a complete overview. The authors have also included a limited number of illustrations depicting locomotives in B.R. colours to complete the story.
Hardback with dust jacket, 216 pages, numerous black & white photographs
Condition: Very Good with some fading to spine of DJ
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