Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

1960s Lancashire Steam in Colour

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The 1960s was a decade of great change on British railways as it went through the changeover from steam to diesel and electric traction.

Steam passenger railways started and finished in Lancashire, where in 1829 the first passenger service from Liverpool to Manchester ran, and in early August 1968 the last British Railways steam-hauled services finished. Many pictures are taken in locations that have changed beyond all recognition, or have disappeared altogether.

George Woods shows steam in action and at rest in a large variety of locations in picturesque Lancashire, taking in both open countryside and urban scenes during the last years of steam operation, 1966 to 1968.

Book ISBN 9781445668086

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Aug 2017

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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