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Scotland’s dramatic mountain landscape has attracted many railway photographers but the most scenic routes, such as the beautiful West Highland... more
Today, Wales is famous for the ‘Great Little Trains of Wales’ but at one time almost every corner of the principality echoed to the sound of steam... more
Few counties offered such a wonderful variety of railway routes and steam motive power as the glorious county of Devon. While the line between... more
This volume contains a beautiful new selection of steam railway views, mostly in colour, taken in Sussex in the 1950s and 1960s.
Lancashire could be described as a county of marked contrasts: from the back-to-back terraced houses which typify some of its towns to the... more
Few counties have suffered as much rationalisation of their railway system as Northamptonshire which, at one time, boasted sixty stations compared... more
Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s – Bradshaw's Handbook deserves a place on the... more
The legendary '4472' - better known as the Flying Scotsman - receives the famous Haynes Manual treatment with the full co-operation of the... more
A beautiful hardback book, featuring outstanding photography including rare colour images of steam locomotives trundling along branch lines all... more
Every A3 illustrated.
A remarkable collection featuring rare colour and black and white images that documents this most popular class of... more
Anthony Burton has travelled from the Highlands of Scotland, to the south west of England in pursuit of his passion for the steam engine in all... more
Mark Smithers has written a number of definitive books and magazine features on the history of locomotive construction and the development of... more
This book is one in the Pen & Sword Transport History imprint in the ‘Locomotive Portfolio’ series and covers the family of two-cylinder 4-6-... more
The Great Northern Atlantics, were the first locomotives constructed in Britain to the 4-4-2 wheel arrangement. The Atlantics were designed by H.G... more
The history of British Railways in the late 1950s/early 1960s is characterised by change; massive change, as its management attempted to meet... more
Churchward’s 2 cylinder Saint Class 4-6-0s were arguably one of the most important locomotive developments of the twentieth century. The seventy-... more
Great Western Moguls & Prairies is a volume in Pen & Sword’s series, ‘Locomotive Portfolios’. It describes the conception, design,... more
The 30 Manor class 4-6-0s were designed by CB Collett in 1938, and built by the Great Western, and the Western Region at Swindon in two batches,... more
The gradual growth of the railways in Britain during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in both passenger and freight traffic, saw... more
'Great Western Eight-Coupled Heavy Freight Locomotives' is the first of a series of 'Locomotive Profiles' to be published by Pen & Sword. It... more