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Latest update 17 September 2020:
Superb new NBR Study Group Journal has arrived


Obituary: George W. Carpenter (translator into English of Chapelon book)

Barry C. Lane and his Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway locomotives
cannot trace a review: please contact KPJ

Rixon Bucknall
GWR Castle versus Gresley Pacific trial
Dundee locomotive manufacture
Grasemann Southern PRO

John Macnab
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Recent Backtrack: May 2020 (corona)

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Surnames beginning A-D
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Surnames beginning R-Z

Locomotive class index
A1X to Z1, also 0F to 9F and 68XX
Individual locomotives
Shannon and St Martin, so far
Corporate name index
Includes names like Sharp Stewart

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North British Study Group: latest
Wheatley 0-6-0s
Harry Knox

recent Backtrack: July 2020

Push & pull
Robin Barnes: Scottish Coal
Modellers Backtrack
Bob Farmer's Index


George Behrend (luxury trains and Gone with Regret)
Backtrack threw up this strange omission


Railways Archive: very useful website for accidents

Latest Archive (No. 107)
Peak Forest Canal
Empress Queen to Philippos

Railway World
Issue for July 1964 urgently needed

Last Great Western Railway J.

Authorship
Ahrons
C.J. Allen: stop watch No. 1
Phil Atkins
James Boyd
George & Andrew Dow
Ossie Nock: the Annie S. Swan of railway lit?
E.A. Phillipson... Locomotive design and more"
Brian Reed
Reed's 150 years
Michael Rutherford
Glancey's Giants of steam
Wm Pett Ridge
Southern Way No. 13

Locomotive Magazine project


F. Moore: artist
John Kitching's Game Cocks

Architects in new location
NEWCOMEN SCAM
Graces Guide
See brief review
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Journal Railway & Canal Historical Society


Institution of Locomotive Engineers papers

Brian Reed
Paul C. Dewhurst (PCD)

Hugh Le Fleming: artist
DAVID TURNER
Whitaker: father & son: error
PROFESSIONAL MEMOIRS
Counter pressure tests on B17 (Robson paper)


Review of British Transport Treasures
Latest releases:
Man behind the Treasures (Stuart Rankin)
Fomney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation
Young's Timothy Hackworth
See also existing steamindex entry
New including Ahrons Locomotive practice...
2019 additions
Aspects of railway architecture
Architects page
PER RAIL (Great Central presentation to customers)


Stockton & Darlington Miscellany£3.95
Further information
Centenary in retrospect by Randall
Further information
Programme of ceremonies £2.95
Further information
The Construction of the Modern Locomotive, by George Hughes. Assistant in the Chief Mechanical Engineers Dept., Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway. E. & F. N. Spon, 1894

The Story of the Royal Scot, London Midland and Scottish Railway, 1933. [ebook]
Further information

The Evolution of the Steam Locomotive, by G. A. Sekon, Railway Publishing Co. 1899 [ebook] £3.25p
Further information

The Manufacture of Locomotives and Other Munitions of War, 1914-1919 – The North British Locomotive Co. Ltd., n.d. but ca. 1920. [ebook]

GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY Special Centenary Number, Railway Gazette, 30 August 1935 [ebook]
Jonathan Clay's Locomotive portraits

John Knowles: Steam locomotive resistance

Adrian Tester & the 4F & more Trevithick: update
Beeching, Marples and Serpell
and
Harold Wilson (the real villain?)

Locomotive Performance & Efficiency Bulletins (BTC)

Advanced steam website
Very interesting website
Reference books

Bookshops
publishers?


Books about locomotives

Author index

Journals (magazines) indexed

Audio: Peter Handford & Transacord

Cloud anthology
Engine drivers

Junior Institution of Engineers
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Andrew Martin joins Canaries


Links to other websites

David Turner website on railways & brewing (includes page on Elliot
NISBET or NESBIT?

Locomotive types

LMS Journal

Railways South East

British Railway Journal


West Runton

NISBET or NESBIT?

Locomotive types

LMS Journal

Midland Record
Any hope of borrowing some of later Issues?

Railways South East

British Railway Journal

Locomotive Magazine on CD ROM
Chronology of locomotive history
Biographies: British locomotive designers
David Wardale
Trevithick
George Stephenson & eminent son: Robert
Ramsbottom
   locomotives
Francis (Frank) Webb
   locomotves
Sir Nigel Gresley
 Gresley Pacifics
Sir William Stanier
  Stanier locomotives
Charles Beyer
T.W. Worsdell
   NER locomotives
Matthew Kirtley

   Kirtley locomotives
S.W. Johnson
   Johnson locomotives
Churchward updated
   GWR locomotives
James Holden
   GER locomotives
McIntosh
   Caledonian locomotives
Irish locomotives
Joynt's Inchicore
Sir John Aspinall
   L&YR locomotives
Henry Ivatt
   Ivatt locomotives
Richard Maunsell
Maunsell locomotives
O.V.S. Bulleid
Bulleid locomotives
R.A. Riddles
Riddles locomotives
Roland Bond
Cox of LMS/British Rail
Holcroft of GWR and Southern


Inspecting Officers

Henry Eoghan O'Brien
Verena Holmes: lady loco engineer
Tuplin: eccentric

Publishers
Railway enthusiasts: are they an endangered species?
Jonathan Clay's Locomotive portraits
John Knowles: Steam locomotive resistance
Adrian Tester & the 4F & more
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Trevithick: update
Beeching, Marples and Serpell
and
Harold Wilson (the real villain?)

Locomotive Performance & Efficiency Bulletins (BTC)
Counter pressure tests on B17 (Robson paper)

Frank Jones's diaries updated

Greaves index of private owner wagons
EARLY MAIN LINE conference Proceedings

Six Bells Junction [rail tours]

Carscapes: very good book: further info

Train times (UK)
IMPOSSIBLE to communicate with Railcards
Cheap train tickets

Alternative service at Seat 61
Train Songs

Visual materials

Nigel Digby: locomotive liveries

Other images including Bloomer
???
Colour plates in Railway Magazine prior to Second World War

Mike Field's index to Southern Railway articles

Transport non-connexions in Norfolk?

Industrial Railway Society
Railway Wonders of the World

Preservation organizations

National Railway Museum

Railway Preservation Society of Ireland

Newcomen Society

LINKS to other WEBSITES
Heritage railways: MANY ERRORS!

Transport Ticket Society

Recent Barnby Moor bridge replacement: digital images taken by Matt Murray: new bridge emerging but wiull Scunthorpe survive
Locomotive design

Last Railway Archive (No. 50)

Hull & Barnsley and broad gauge 4-4-0Ts

Joy Diaries
John Wilson
ARLE designs
WANTED Information about W. Wells: who was he?
And qualifications of contributors to Backtrack on locomotive design

Magazine back issues
online service for single issues


Magazine Exchange
online service for single issues


Robert Humm of Stamford:
excellent secondhand specialist


Branchstow
Specialist bookshop


Rail-Books
New & Second hand Specialist bookshop



St. Andrews

NEWS:
George Behrend (luxury trains and Gone with Regret)
Latest Backtrack threw up this strange omission
Andrew Martin joins Canaries


Links to other websites
Railway memories

Sean O'Brien's Train Songs published Faber:

Sean O'Brien's view from the train:
we travel through time as well as space on a train

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