Swindon Works: Apprentice in Steam
Renowned throughout the world as a centre for engineering excellence, the Swindon Works of the former Great Western Railway, hold a special place in the affections of rail enthusiasts. With its untimely passing in 1986, the famous phrase 'built at Swindon' will no longer adorn new rolling stock. However, the reminiscences of former Swindon apprentice, Ken Gibbs, rekindle the days of Great Western steam and the hustle and bustle of a unique institution. From fitting and turning to locomotive erection, the working practices and craftsmen of Swindon Works are recalled with great nostalgia and affection.
Hardback with dust jacket, 192 pages, black & white illustrations
Condition: Good/Very Good
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