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Steam in the 1950s

By Brian J. Dickson

9780750993708

ISBN: 9780750993708

Published: 01-04-2020


Steam in the 1950s

By Brian J. Dickson

ISBN: 9780750993708

Published: 01-04-2020

About This Book

Robert Butterfield had a lifelong passion for railways. He devoted his career to working for British Railways and was a dedicated enthusiast, photographer and railway modeller. He travelled extensively in the London Midland, Eastern, North Eastern and Scottish Regions and on these journeys accumulated a large collection of stunning photographs, often featuring his favourite classes: Princess Coronations, Royal Scots and Jubilees. After forty-three years of service he spent his retirement happily chasing steam specials, particularly on the Carlisle to Settle line. Here Brian J. Dickson has compiled a beautiful collection of Robert Butterfield’s railway photographs, providing a window into the past looking back at steam in the 1950s.

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