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Images of Home Counties Railways
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Images of Home Counties Railways

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In this new volume of photographs from the Maurice Dart Collection the author covers the railways in the area widely known as the Home Counties which for this volume take in Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Middlesex and Oxfordshire together with north and west London. The inner city is not included. Locations of places in each county are as recorded in the RCH Handbook of Stations from 1938.

In his personal introduction to this volume the author writes:
The photos in this album have been selected from my collection of many thousands of railway scenes. Together they present an overall view of many of the types of locomotives which have worked in the area since late in the nineteenth century. Along with the engines much of what is nowadays termed 'railway infrastructure' is included in the photos together with a varied selection of rolling stock. I have attempted to include as wide a variety of locations as possible to cover the locomotive scene on the main line, on branch lines, in goods yards and at locomotive sheds. It is hoped that the book will appeal not only to railway enthusiasts but also to readers seeking photos of local areas. The detail contained in many of the photos may be of assistance to railway modellers of certain periods. I hope that this collection of photos will help to recall the magic and nostalgia that the sight of working steam locomotives induces in many people.

This book provides a chance for railway enthusiasts to share in the author's unique memories of the railway heritage of this once-vibrant region.

Hardback with dust jacket, 160 pages, black & white photographs

Condition: Very Good

ISBN: 9780857042651

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