Riddles and the '9Fs'
Designed by R. A. Riddles, the 9F 2-10-0 was Britain's last completely new standard gauge steam locomotive -- indeed, 9F No. 92220 was the very last steam locomotive built for British Railways. Despite their premature retirement, the 9Fs established themselves as a versatile class suitable for both pulling heavy freights and for top link express passenger duties. This book provides a detailed history of the class, covering design, construction, modifications, and in-service records. The book also includes a brief biography of Riddles and a discussion of the antecedents of the class's principle components. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and schematic diagrams
Hardback with dust jacket, 112 pages, numerous black & white illustrations
Condition: Very Good
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