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Fifty Famous British Locomotives: The Story of the Stars of the Steam and Early Diesel Age Hardcover – 30 Oct 2009

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  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: David & Charles; UK ed. edition (30 Oct. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0715333437
  • ISBN-13: 978-0715333433
  • Product Dimensions: 25.9 x 1.9 x 21.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 19 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 576,050 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Railway enthusiast Peter Herring provides a nostalgic guide to the age of steam and diesel in 50 famous British Locomotives" --International Express

"Packed with contemporary and colour photographs the book has details of the engineering work of the men that kept them running along with vital statistics for each engine" --Family Tree Magazine

"This is a nostalgic guide to fifty of the most famous British steam and diesel locomotives… " --Best Of British

"Each locomotive is described in a readable three-to-four page essay […]" --Anthony Lambert

About the Author

Peter Herring has been a railway enthusiast for longer than he cares to remember. He was editor of Steam Classic magazine for more than six years, and is the author of Ultimate Train (Dorling Kindersley) and Yesterday's Railways (D&C). He has also written numerous articles for other publications, and lives in Surrey.


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