Steam in the 1950s
  • Author : Brian J. Dickson
  • Release Date : 01 April 2020
  • Publisher : History Press
  • Genre : Steam locomotives
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 13 : 0750993707

Steam in the 1950s Book Summary

Robert Butterfield had a lifelong passion for railways. He devoted his career to working for British Railways and was a dedicated enthusiast, photographer and railway modeller. He travelled extensively in the London Midland, Eastern, North Eastern and Scottish Regions and on these journeys accumulated a large collection of stunning photographs, often featuring his favourite classes: Princess Coronations, Royal Scots and Jubilees. After forty-three years of service he spent his retirement happily chasing steam specials, particularly on the Carlisle to Settle line.Here Brian J. Dickson has compiled a beautiful collection of Robert Butterfield's railway photographs, providing a window into the past looking back at steam in the 1950s.

Steam in the 1950s

Steam in the 1950s

Author : Brian J. Dickson
Publisher : History Press
Genre : Steam locomotives
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Robert Butterfield had a lifelong passion for railways. He devoted his career to working for British Railways and was a dedicated enthusiast, photographer and railway modeller. He travelled extensively in the London Midland, Eastern, North Eastern and Scottish Regions and on these journeys accumulated a large collection of stunning photographs, ...

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