Tribute to the Class 50s
Tom Heavyside has put together 67 of his own photographs with a detailed text telling the story of the Class 50s, engines dominant in the Western Region from the late 1960s tot he 1990s. The Class 50s replaced much-loved steam locomotives so were initially regarded with some resentment by train enthusiasts. However, as the years rolled by these venerable diesels, emblazoned with the the huge BR insignia, were looked on with more and more affection. In this book they are seen at work at Crewe, Doncaster Works, Wigan, Glasgow, Torquay and Exeter and many more locations up and down the country.
Softback, 56 pages, black & white photographs
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