The Power of the Black Fives (Power Series)
After a brief introduction, the book starts by illustrating the development of the Black Fives in terms of boilers and valve gear followed by a comprehensive coverage of the engines at work on a variety of workings - express passenger, parcels, freight etc, as befits their "maids of all work" reputation.
The photographs have been sourced from a number of well-known steam photographers with a variety of locations locations selected.
A highly recommended book which benefits from very good quality printing from Oxford Publishing Co.
Hardback with dust jacket, 144 pages, black & white photographs
NB Small tear to top of dust jacket
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