STEAM'S LAMENT Bulleid's Merchant Navy, Q1, Leader & other works
As this popular series continues to expand further we take a detailed look at these sometimes controversial locomotives during their British Railway's careers from 1948 until 1967.
Taking a hard and long search through their archives, the editor has compiled a selection of photographs to depict every one of the Merchant Navy Pacifics in both original and rebuilt condition, together with a photograph of every one of the forty Q1s and all three of the Leaders that were built. Add to this, Oliver Bulleid's other works including his diesel & electric designs are also depicted.
Inside, there is coverage of livery, detail and naming variations using the high quality photographs to tell the story in a large landscape format so that the reader can enjoy these impressive locomotives in action, on shed and in close-up.
Hardback, 208 pages, black & white photographs
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Updated: 29 December 2021