Locomotive Compendium: Ireland
This unique book surveys every single class of locomotive that has worked on the public railways in Ireland since 1949, the only exceptions being multiple units, industrial railways and pleasure railway locomotives. As such it will provide the most comprehensive reference currently available on Irish locomotives and an invaluable work of reference for all historians, modellers and enthusiasts.
The book summarises the purpose and principal of each locomotive design, and illustrates significant differences between locomotives within a class. Each section within the book gives a summary of a particular railway's territory and locomotive fleet; then the classes are individually documented with dimensions, photographs, design, use and operating history. Locomotives that fall chronologically within the types described within the book and which have been preserved are fully referenced within the text.
This is an amazing resource on Irish locomotives and is designed in a practical compendium format, so readers will not only find its coverage encyclopaedic but all the information easy to use and access.
Hardback, 128 pages, black & white photographs
Condition: Very Good
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