Issue 3 1992 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Babury - The Shed, The Engines and The Men
Details of Banbury engine shed, including plans and drawings, loco allocations and workings.
GWR Swindon Water Crane
Drawings of the straight and cranked arm water crane (Dwg No 22971) and hopper (Dwg No. 53913). See Issue 4 page 162 for details of the fire grate (devil).
'Kings' on the Northern Lime
The workings of the King Class on the Birkenhead line at least as far as Wolverhampton.
General Arrangement Drawing 6000-6019 series of the King Class
General arrangement and frame drawing for Lot 243 Nos 6000- 6019 (Dwg No 82100).
The GWR 'Nondescript' Saloon
Description and photos of the dia G58 saloons (No. 9101 -9110)
Photo: Trowbridge Station
Undated photo of an auto train in Trowbridge station.
Three photos of the Clevedon branch by M. E. J. Deane and P. J. Garland.
Photo of Reading station forecourt taken on 8th June 1928 and Station Hill as seen from the station buildings possibly at the same date, both from NRM collection.
Murder in the Air
Background to the introduction of the telegraph and of John Tawell the murderer apprehended by its use.
The Great Western Trust
The background to the GWT set up by the Great Western Society to receive 'Small Relics' .
Considerable additional information provided by S.Broomhill on 45xx no. 4507 (see 'The Last of a line', issue 2).