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Laurence Waters has gathered together a collection of almost 170 historic photographs covering the development of the broad gauge, the various locomotive types constructed and the ultimate fate of those that survived.
Laurence Waters has gathered together a collection of almost 170 historic photographs covering the development of the broad gauge, the various locomotive types constructed and the ultimate fate of those that survived through to the 1890s. Great photos and informative captions. Lots of photos that were new to me on the GW in broad gauge days.
It was founded in 1833, received its enabling Act of Parliament on 31 August 1835 and ran its first trains in 1838
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In this book author Laurence Waters charts the remarkable history of the class from the construction of the prototype Saint at Swindon in 1902, right through to the final withdrawals in 1953. Using many previously unpublished black and white photographs, accompanied by informative captions, each member of the class is illustrated. This book should appeal to those interested in the history of Great Western Locomotive development as well as modellers of the Great Western and Western Region.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company and a notable example of civil engineering .
This was by far his largest contract to date, and he made two controversial decisions: to use a broad gauge of seven feet (actually RailGauge84 for the track, potentially to allow large wheels outside the bodies of the rolling stock thus providing smoother running at high speeds; and to take a route which passed north of the Marlborough Downs, an area with.
George Augustus Nokes. This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this. title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control.