Great Central Recalled
The Great Central was one of the companies amalgamated at the behest of Parliament to form the London & North Eastern Railway with the dawn of 1923. It was never prosperous, but those responsible for its development kept it well to the forefront of the British systems. Its progressive image was largely created by high, wide and handsome locomotives and coaches, extensive through passenger train services, up-to-date signalling and virile publicity. This is the second album of photographs compiled by George Dow to supplement his classic trilogy "Great Central". A professional railwayman, he joined the LNER in 1927 and retired in 1968 as a Divisional Manager of British Railways.
Hardback with dust jacket, 96 pages, black & white photographs
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