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The LNWR Recalled
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The LNWR Recalled

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Collected Writings and Observations on the London & North Western Railway

In its heyday the London & North Western Railway was rightly the centre of attention. Businessmen, managers and professional railwaymen studied its methods in the closest detail. Engineers followed its technical advances and applied its methods all over the world. Enthusiasts chronicled its locomotives and any other aspects of its operations that took their fancy. Over the years large numbers of articles about it were published in magazines of various kinds. With the passage of time most of them have become forgotten and are now accessible only in a few specialist libraries.

The most interesting of those articles have been selected for reproduction in this book, along with some that are more modern. In addition there are extracts from letters by one of Webb's last apprentices. who was at Crewe from 1901 to 1910. They give a fascinating insight into the crucial period between the Webb compounds and the onset of the superheater era.

The book ranges widely over many topics, engine classes, goods traffic, F. W. Webb. observations by enthusiasts, recollections by railwaymen, and so forth. It creates a comprehensive picture of the Premier Line to enthrall not only LNWR enthusiasts but anyone with an interest in the pre-Grouping period of British railway history.

The compiler, Edward Talbot, is a recognised authority on LNWR activities and is a member of the LNWR Society. Amongst his previous OPC railway titles, he is the author of LNWR Miscellany: LNWR Miscellany Vol Two; and An Illustrated History of LNWR Engines, the definitive reference work on LNWR locomotives.

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

ISBN: 9780860933922

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