Last Years of the Class 50s 1980 - 1994
Tracking down some of the very best photographs in colour to depict the final fifteen years of the Class 50s in service has taken many years. The publisher has selected the very best of colour photographs with this one. Coverage is year by year as the long rundown of the Class 50s is tracked in full glorious colour.
Locomotives are to be seen before they were withdrawn at locations both familiar and unusual, on regular workings, specials, double-headed, on stabling points, depots and works, ex-works, clean, being cut up, specially prepared and downright filthy.
The editor has chosen views to bring you the best quality available having trawled through many thousands of shots, and selected the very best with great composition, colour and well exposed in a variety of weather conditions as the story of their last years of service is told. Consequently, certain class members do not feature at all while others, particularly the long-lived locos, have numerous appearances within the book.
Published in the same format as previous volumes on Deltics, and Fifty Years of the Class 50s using all new material that has never been published before.
Hardback, 96 pages, full colour throughout
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