The Last Days of British Steam

A Snapshot of the 1960s

Malcolm Clegg

This volume covers the final decade of British steam, looking at steam traction in a wide variety of geographical locations around the British Railways network.

The book covers a wide variety of classes of locomotives, that were withdrawn during the last decade of steam traction, some of which examples are now preserved.
Date Published :
October 2020
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
200 black and white illustrations
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Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781526760425
Pages : 144
Dimensions : 11 X 8.5 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-Order
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Overview
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This volume covers the final decade of British steam, looking at steam traction in a wide variety of geographical locations around the British Railways network.

The book covers a wide variety of classes of locomotives, that were withdrawn during the last decade of steam traction, some of which examples are now preserved.

Malcolm Clegg, has been taking railway pictures since the early 1960s and has access to collections taken by friends who were recording the steam railway scene during this period.

This book is a record of his and other peoples journeys during the last decade of steam in the 1960s.

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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