Railway Reminiscing


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Author

Title & Details

Price

REM401

Jackman, M.

THIRTY YEARS AT BRICKLAYERS ARMS
Southern Steam from the footplate

D&C, 1976 pp. 152, with 15 illus on 8 plates, 2 maps, 2 layout plans.

8.00

REM402

Munns, R.T.

MILK CHURNS TO MERRY-GO-ROUND
A century of train operation

D&C, 1986 pp. 191. 16 plates, 7 maps & figs.
The development of freight operations, based on the author's career as a freight operator on the LNER/Eastern Region 1920-68.

8.50

REM404

Hewison, C.H.

FROM SHEDMASTER TO THE RAILWAY INSPECTORATE
D&C, 1981 pp. 176. 16 plates.
Autobiography of career with LNER 1926-53 and Railway Inspectorate 1953-78.

10.00

REM901a

Hardy, R.H.N.

STEAM IN THE BLOOD
IA, 1975 (Rprnt) pp. 200, with 72 illus on 32 plates. (pict cc vg)
The first 21 years of a career in locomotive running and maintenance. LNER, Eastern and Southern Regions of BR, 1941-1962.

SOLD

REM904

Brock, P.

CALLING CARLISLE CONTROL
Tales of the footplate

IA, 1990 pp. 112. Many photos, 3 maps. (vg/vg)
Reminiscences of the 1950s/60s.

SOLD

REM905

Beavor, E.S.

STEAM WAS MY CALLING
IA, 1974 pp. 184, 76 illus on 48 plates.
Locomotive running & maintenance. LNER and BR(ER).

6.50

REM906

Powell, A.J.

LIVING WITH LONDON MIDLAND LOCOMOTIVES
IA, 1977 pp. 156, with 48 illus on 24 plates & 18 dimensioned drawings.
Based on a series of essays written by the author in Trains Illustrated between November 1957 and March 1959 under the pseudonym '45671' on the subject of steam locomotives on the LMS and BR(LMR), 1936-1960s.

7.00

REM910

'Rivington'

MY LIFE WITH LOCOMOTIVES
[a retired locomotive engineer looks back]

IA, 1962 pp. 168, with 48 illus on 20 plates, drawings in text, & 2 folding plans at end.
Forty-five years with the Lancashire & Yorkshire, London & North Western, and the L.M.S. Rly. (vg/g - sl faded spine)

SOLD

REM101a

Vaughan, A.

SIGNALMAN'S MORNING
John Murray, 1981 pp. xii, 177, [12] plates.
First of a trilogy of reminiscences of work on BR(W), 1960s-70s.

SOLD

REM101b

Vaughan, A.

SIGNALMAN'S TWILIGHT
John Murray/BCA, 1983 (Rprnt) pp. [xii], 196, [16] plates.
Second of a trilogy of reminiscences of work on BR(W), 1960s-70s.

9.00

REM101c

Vaughan, A.

SIGNALMAN'S NIGHTMARE
John Murray, 1987 pp. xVi, 164, [16] plates.
Last of a trilogy of reminiscences of work on BR(W), 1960s-70s.

12.00

REM1030

Gardner, J.

CASTLES TO WARSHIPS
On the Great Western Footplate

John Murray, 1986 pp. [x], 245. [16] plates.
Reminiscences of a GWR/Western Region driver.

9.00

REM5010

Bishop, B.

OFF THE RAILS
A Detailed Account of Railway Accidents and Derailments

Kingfisher/Bracken, 1988 (Rprnt) pp. 96. Many photos. (vg/vg)
Reminiscences of Southern Railway boilersmith and member of the Eastleigh breakdown gang 1925-67.

6.00

REM5061

Durrant, A.E.

SWINDON APPRENTICE
An Inside Portrait of the Great Western Locomotive Works

Runpast, 1989 pp. vii, 216. 99 photos, 21 drawings. (pict cc vg)
Autobiographical account of his apprenticeship at Swindon Works, 1945-50, and his subsequent career as a steam locomotive draughtsman on BR and East African Railways.

9.50

REM5310

Farrington, J.

LIFE ON THE LINES
Moorland, 1984 pp. 183. (spine faded else vg/vg)
Historical account of the work of railwaymen, based largely on extracts from published sources.

5.00

REM5510

Weighell, S.

A HUNDRED YEARS of RAILWAY WEIGHELLS
Three generations of a railway family

Robson, 1984 pp. 240. [24] plates. (vg/vg)
Part autobiography, part commentary on 20th century railway history.

4.50

REM5610

Hilton, W.S.

THE PLUG DROPPER
Trade Press, 1985 pp. 191. [48] plates. (pict cc vg)
Memoirs of a cleaner/fireman at Ardrossan, 1940s.

SOLD

 

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