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Steaming into Bedfordshire

Steaming into Bedfordshire

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Although it's over 50 years since it came to an end, the steam age on Britain's railways can still be portrayed powerfully, thanks to the pictures which enthusiastic photographers of the time often went to great trouble to secure.

Here, in his sequel to Railway Nostalgia Around Bedfordshire, David Eatwell has brought together a stunning collection of photographs picked from the best of those taken by some of the top railway photographers who recorded steam railways in action within and just without the county of Bedfordshire.

In this book there is the added delight of 46 pages of colour. Many of these colour photographs were taken in the 1950s and 1960s, but there are some much earlier ones going back to 1936, as well as a particularly atmospheric photograph of Luton station taken on a sunny but cold winter's afternoon during the Second World War.

Whether black and white or colour, all the pictures have been chosen for their great interest and quality, and, with the addition of descriptive dialogue, by way of informative captions and general comments, David Eatwell has succeeded once again in producing a book which will be an enduring record and source of nostalgic pleasure to steam railway enthusiasts and all who have an interest in Bedfordshire's past.

Hardback with dust jacket, 192 pages, black & white and colour photographs

Condition: Very Good

ISBN: 9781899597154

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