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The Colour of Steam, Volume 4: The LNER Pacifics

The Colour of Steam, Volume 4: The LNER Pacifics

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This is the fourth in Atlantic's pioneering and critically acclaimed Colour of Steam series and features some of the finest locomotives ever to run in Britain. In the decades since their withdrawal from service, the LNER A1, A2, A3 and A4 Pacifies have been well documented in print, but this was the first book to feature them in full colour throughout. Rare early views record LNER green and Garter Blue liveries plus early BR blue, while the Pacifies' BR service in the 1950s/1960s is well covered with full regard for the visual differences in the sub-classes and modified engines.

The author, P. N. Townend, is highly respected as Britain's leading authority on the LNER Pacifies. As shedmaster at Kings Cross Top Shed he played a crucial role in the day to day running of the engines and was personally involved in design modifications.

The enthusiast will find the combination of vivid, historical colour photography and informed technical commentary irresistible.

Softback, 48 pages, colour photographs

ISBN: 9780906899144

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