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Railway Reminiscences of Three Continents

£4.99

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These were the great locomotives in the golden age of steam, whose individual shapes and even personalities have now been replaced by the anonymous diesel. Railway Reminiscence of Three Continents recaptures this era, and not only describes the locomotives, their dimensions, histories and finest performances, but also tells the story of the great engineers such as Chapelon and of the rivalries between the great railway companies in the three continents of Europe, North America and North Africa. Baron Vuillet was himself on the footplate for many of the runs and he vividly describes what it was like to be in the cabin as the train thundered over a dusty American prairie, climbed the red hills of Devon, or sped across an Alpine snowbowl. He ends on a controlversial note by stating that some countries may return to steam.

Item details

Author(s):
Gerard Vuillet
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Nelson

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These were the great locomotives in the golden age of steam, whose individual shapes and even personalities have now been replaced by the anonymous diesel. Railway Reminiscence of Three Continents recaptures this era, and not only describes the locomotives, their dimensions, histories and finest performances, but also tells the story of the great engineers such as Chapelon and of the rivalries between the great railway companies in the three continents of Europe, North America and North Africa. Baron Vuillet was himself on the footplate for many of the runs and he vividly describes what it was like to be in the cabin as the train thundered over a dusty American prairie, climbed the red hills of Devon, or sped across an Alpine snowbowl. He ends on a controlversial note by stating that some countries may return to steam.

Author(s):
Gerard Vuillet
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Nelson

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