Last Breaths of Steam
Michael Welch presents an album looking at the run down of steam operations in the 1960s. This album, which has been published to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the end of steam, attempts to document the decline of steam traction during its final five years or so of BR service, until the inevitable end came in August 1968. Hopefully, it will rekindle many memories for enthusiasts who painfully witnessed the sad, systematic destruction of the steam locomotive during that period. I have attempted to illustrate most of the landmarks during steam's rapid decline and, in order to achieve this. have contacted many talented photographers up and down the country, without whose unfailing cooperation production of this album would not have been possible.
Hardback, 80 Pages, Colour Photographs with extensive captions
Condition: Very Good
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