LB & SCR Carriages Volume 1, Four and Six Wheeled Ordinary Passenger Stock
The aim is to provide a “design history” based on contemporary historical documents supplemented by practical knowledge gained through the study and restoration of surviving carriage bodies. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, who have all been involved in the restoration of LB&SCR carriages on the Bluebell Railway, the two volumes describe how carriage design developed, and how it followed new developments in train lighting, braking, communication and the social distinctions of the time.
Both volumes are profusely illustrated with photographs and scale drawings, and are produced to the same high standard as this publisher’s LSWR Carriages Volume 3 and LSWR Carriages Volume 4 by the late Gordon Weddell. LB&SCR Carriages Volume 2 will be available in early 2016. All royalties from the sale of these volumes are being donated to the Bluebell Stroudley Coach Fund.
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