British Steam Locomotives Before Preservation

A Study of Before and Afterlife

Malcolm Clegg

British Steam Locomotives Before Preservation, covers the history in pictorial form of steam locomotives that are now preserved as part of the national collection. Those which can be found in private collections and the ones which adorn the various heritage railways which operate throughout Britain.
Date Published :
November 2020
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
160 black and white illustrations & a list of preserved steam locomotives
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Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781526760463
Pages : 168
Dimensions : 11 X 8.5 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-Order
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Overview
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British Steam Locomotives Before Preservation, covers the history in pictorial form of steam locomotives that are now preserved as part of the national collection. Those which can be found in private collections and the ones which adorn the various heritage railways which operate throughout Britain.

The book looks at each subject both in its working life and during its subsequent preservation.

The pictorial content covers a wide swathe of Britain during the years before the heritage locomotives, were earmarked for preservation.

About The Author
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Malcolm Clegg is a retired British Transport Police Sergeant who served for almost thirty years both as a uniformed and CID officer at various railway and dock locations in England and Wales. Ten years were spent working in London.

Malcolm comes from a railway family, his father was a station master at several locations on the national network and passed on a passion for railways to Malcolm at an early age.

He currently resides in Swansea and his interests include history and photography. In recent years, Malcolm has carried out extensive research and written a number of articles for the British Transport Police History Group (www.btphg.org.uk).

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