Profile of the Westerns (Profile Series)
When the 'Westerns' first took to the rails in 1961 they were despised by the railway enthusiast along with all the other diesel classes which had led to the ousting of their beloved steam. Yet only fourteen years later, at their demise, they attracted a following probably larger than that achieved by any other class of railway locomotive either before or since.
This collection of photographs has been assembled to give pleasure and bring back happy memories of the 'Westerns' Thanks to the efforts of various groups and individuals several of the class still see regular use today in preservation. However it must not be forgotten that the cost of preservation does not end with the purchase. and if we are to continue to see these locomotives in action finance must still be forthcoming. It is hoped that this album will continue to inspire and encourage continuing support for the survivors.
Hardback with dust jacket, 163 numbered black & white plates
Condition: Very Good
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Updated: 29 December 2021