The Subterranean Railway

by Christian Wolmar, a well-known author of deeply researched non-fiction.

 

The London Underground.

If you have ever travelled on the London Tube, you will find this book fascinating

 

Every brick, tunnel and sleeper , first in the world, built and run by private enterprise until LPTB in 1933. The work of Frank Pick, Charles Holden’s stations, Metroland. B&W and colour photos, colour maps.This book is the master work on the  history building and operation of the Underground.    

quote “If you’re thinking of coming out as a Tubehead this is the place to start”.

 

fine condition HARDRBACK

350 pp. index and page notes (references)

$25.00

  • 0.5 kg
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Flashlights on Steam

By Len Whalley Hard cover.  64 pages  over 60 photos all B&W

Interestingly, ALL photos are taken by photo flash , resulting in very fine detail of the subjects and an impressive work of art 

Very well-produced on  heavy gloss paper. All photos in high resolution  (all steam, no diesel)

Interstate as well as NSWGR presented.

A nostalgic treat

pub  by Ruskin Press  1968

$10.00

  • 1 kg
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The Last Days of Steam

By Robert and Bruce Wheatley Hard cover.  90 pages  over 84 photos all B&W plus indexed captions giving locos, services, locations,  history 

Very well-produced on  heavy gloss paper. All photos in high resolution  (all steam, no diesel)

A look at the years up to 1967, season by season, showing many varied scenes all over NSW, both city and country. Every loco class imaginable, still operating in 1967,  is represented.

A nostalgic treat

$10.00

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Picton - Mittagong Main Line Railway by Wiliam A Bayley

The name says it all. The full history of all the line with many historic photos  

soft back. 60 pp.  approx 50 photos All B&W  

pub. Austrail 1975 Very Good condition

$10.00

  • 0.25 kg
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A CHANGING DECADE

by John Dare

PICTORIAL to illustrate Victorian Rail 1970 to 19790 pp. new condition

pub. ARHS Vic. Div. 1986

soft cover 180 photos all B&W

Covers steam, diesel and electric

 

$19.00

  • 0.5 kg
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LIFE ON AUSTRALIAN LOCOMOTIVES

By David Barnett pub. Rosenberg 2015

soft cover . 200 pp. 40 photos all B&W  new condition

The men, the depots, the locos.

An historical study of life on the railways in all states of Aust.

Mostly steam 

$59.00

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RED FOR DANGER LTC Rolt

A rather graphic compilation of the awful train disasters of the last 150 years on Britains railways.


A history of railway accidnts and railway safety

 

307 pages 40 B&W photos  index.

 

hard cover good condition. some scuffing of dust cover.

$19.00

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Steam Pictorial - from NSW RTM

published 1966

A very fine pictorial record of the locos of the NSWGR in the 60s   

80 pp 

B&W photos

very good condition

 

$10.00

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