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History and working of a Wessex Country Junction.
The 47xxs at Work
Details of the class 47xx 2-8-0s, their shed allocations and train working. Many detail photographs of 4702
General Arrangement Drawing 47xx Class
Drawing No. 60040
Be Brief - Use Code
The use of telegraphic codes.
Photo of 517 class 0-4-2T no.831 on Exeter shed 20th April 1927 together with a selection of departmental wagons.
6 Ton Yard Crane
Photo and drawings of the 6 ton yard crane.
Westbury at the Turn of the Century
The development of Westbury as a junction station.
A Clerestory Coach Story
The preservation and restoration of Dean Diag.C10 coach, 1941.
General Arrangement Drawing 5401 & 64xx classes
Drawing No 92530 for Lot 277 covering both 54 and 64xx classes. Notated dimensions differentiate between the classes as required.
A Sunday Jolly at Dainton
Keith Ettle recounts a visit by three renowned railway enthusiasts to Dainton tunnel and box in May 1939, on which the trio took a number of photographs, some of which are reproduced here. He also looks at some of the operating procedures applicable to trains over this demanding bank.
Photo of water tower and coal stage.