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A Celebration of LMS Coronation Pacifics (Selling fast so don't miss out)
A Celebration of LMS Coronation Pacifics (Selling fast so don't miss out)

A Celebration of LMS Coronation Pacifics (Selling fast so don't miss out)

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A Celebration of LMS Coronation Pacifics
By John Jennison 
The first in a series which has but a simple aim, that is to use top quality photographs reproduced at the largest possible size to celebrate some of the best-loved steam classes. Full-page shots are presented in a landscape format and are backed up by comprehensive captions.
 
What better place to start then than the Stanier Coronation Pacifics of the LMS? The emphasis throughout is on the engines in service and the book has been arranged in chapters in chronological order starting with the four main variations of the class as built, followed by the post-war de-streamlined engines.
The final three chapters show the Coronations at work in the 1950s and 1960s on each of the principal routes where they were used, ending with the final few months of 1964.
All engines in the class are covered at least once. The pictures have been selected from the collections of Rail-Online and Brian Stephenson’s Rail Archive Stephenson and include many taken by Jim Carter and Bill Anderson.
Jim was a railwayman based at Patricroft which gave him access to locations in the north west not available to other photographers.
Bill Anderson took some of the finest pictures ever taken in this country as the engines worked over Shap and Beattock.
128 Page B/W photographs HARDBACK
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"I received the book yesterday, and I’m delighted with it. Coronation Pacifics were, and still are, my favourite locos. I’m giving my age away, but I saw all but two of them in my trainspotting days, Duchesses of Atholl and Montrose being the elusive pair. Pity I never went to Carlisle to cop them!
 
Anyway, I’d just like to compliment you on the quality of the photos selected for this book, and the accompanying descriptions. I have an awful lot of books but only a few of the photos I’ve seen before. Well done!" John Roebuck by email
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