The Nostalgia of Steam: Classic Steam Images (Railway Heritage)
The steam railway made a deep impression on John Gilks at an early age; later, in the mid-1950s and 1960s, it became clear that such scenes would soon be but a memory, so he and his companions embarked on an odyssey to record the highways and byways of the pre-Beeching BR network. The result is a superbly evocative panorama of our railways and their environment in those far-off days - not just the trains, but the stations, the bridges and tunnels, signals and signal boxes and, of course, the railwaymen themselves. With the help of Mike Esau. John has made a personal selection for this volume of over 250 images of the best of that era - 'The Nostalgia of Steam' indeed!
Softback, 292 pages, over 250 black & white photographs
Condition: Very Good
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