LMS Engine Sheds Their History and Development Volume Three: The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway :: Chris Hawkins & George Reeve soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
Upper Bucklebury: Wild Swan Publications, 1982, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps ; Appendix; Plans;
From the cover: This third volume of LMS engine sheds deals with the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, the Business Line. Although once described as the most degenerate railway in the kingdom, it became one of the most economically important railways in the country. The two previous volumes in this series have dealt with those sheds formerly owned by the LNW and Midland Railways, as well as covering general LMS developments.
The L & Y was considerably junior to the London & North Western Railway insofar as route mileage was concerned and amalgamated with the company in December 1921. To the LNWRs capital of £127,000,000 the L & Y contributed some £72,231,930, gi…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Personal blind-stamp to the front flap and corner of the title page. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [VII] 136 pages. 11″ x 8½”.
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