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Secondhand hardback book with dustjacket in excellent condition.

by Colin Garratt

256 pages, 700 Coloured photographs throughout

Chronologically ordered for ease of use, this insight into the development of this mode of transport from the early beginnings of steam power to today's awe-inspiring high-speed passenger trains should appeal to railway enthusiasts. From China to Scandinavia all manner of locomotives are covered with over 700 photographs and illustrations and information boxes to outline the engines' specifications. The three sections - The Birth of the Railways, The Golden Age of Steam and The 1950's to the Present Day - ensure that this is an exhaustive reference work exploring these pivotal moments in history that led to the development of the modern world.

About the Author
Colin Garratt, a world-renowned authority and author on locomotives, has also been a professional railway photographer since 1969. His principal work has been to document the last steam locomotives of the world and he has made expeditions to some 50 countries, embracing all continents. He is a director of Milepost 92-1/2, the multi-media production company for the railway industry. He has written and illustrated over 40 books on steam and rail.

Can be collected from Glendene, 5 minutes from Henderson or New Lynn.

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