The Joy of Railways

The Joy of Railways Remembering the Golden Age of Trainspotting

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Synopsis

A beautiful treasury of railway memorabilia

Journey back to the 1950s and '60s with this nostalgic look at Britain's railways in their glory days. Beautifully illustrated throughout with a unique collection of photographs, train spotting notebooks and railway ephemera.

Packed with hundreds of photographs, trainspotting
notebooks and ephemera. This is a vivid recollection of
the whole atmosphere of the railways as the age of steam
ended and diesels were introduced.

 Take a journey through each of the major regions, guided by bestselling author and railway expert, Julian Holland

 Revel in the imagery of the mighty steam engines as they ran their final schedules

 Savour some of the magic that trainspotters experienced during that glorious era

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Times Books

Times Books

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Book information

ISBN: 9780008323769
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Times Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 385.094109045
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 3850
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 1238g
Height: 225mm
Width: 285mm
Spine width: 24mm