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Press Digest No 31
Item Reference
510Real Atmosphere”. A full page black and white prototype photograph of The Pullman Transport Café, formed of a grounded coach. The period is unclear. To your reviewer it looks suspiciously like an L&NWR or WCJS 65’ 6” twelve-wheel clerestory dining coach.
Model Railway Journal. No. 165 – 2006
511Orion, Darroch and the ‘Alfreds’.”. Article by R A S Hennessey. Seven pages, 10 photographs, mostly from the L&NWR period, 19 references and a bibliography. The article describes the history of the one-sixth scale ‘Orion’, recently restored and in the possession of the Stephenson Locomotive Society, the full scale ‘Alfreds’ which were its inspiration and its builder, G R S Darroch.
Backtrack. Vol. 20 No. 5 – May 2006
512Railway Damage and Disruption in World War II: Merseyside” (Part 4) . Article by B W L Brooksbank. Five pages, 6 photographs, 16 references and a bibliography. Continuing the chronology of the recovery from the attacks suffered by the area, including the LMS Western Division lines. (Second part reference Press Digest no. 506)
Backtrack. Vol. 20 No. 5 – May 2006
513Mersey Docks & Harbour Board” (Part three of a three-part survey) . This part comprises 11 pages and includes 11 photographs and deals with the MD&HB locomotives, but it mentions a couple of very early ex-main line locos which were used as stationary engines at Liverpool Docks.
Railway Bylines. Vol. 11 No. 6 – May 2006
514Parsley Hay”. A two-page article about Parsley Hay station in BR days.
Railway Bylines. Vol. 11 No. 6 – May 2006
515The Reality Behind the Romance”. An article about locomotive development on the LNWR; includes 8 photographs from the pre-Grouping/LMS periods.
British Railways Illustrated. Vol. 15 No. 8 – May 2006 – 6
516Crewe North”. Two photographs of the tunnel which ran partly beneath Crewe North shed.
British Railways Illustrated. Vol. 15 No. 8 – May 2006
517LNWR 18” Express Goods 0-6-0”. Article by Ian Tattersall. The ‘Cauliflowers’ drawn and described. 3 pages, 3 photographs from the LMS and BR periods. Drawings from L&NWR and LMS/BR periods and 1800, 2000 and 2500 gallon Webb tenders. Bibliography.
Railway Modeller. Vol. 57 No. 667 – May 2006
518A Brief Survey of the Irish 4-4-0” (Part 1) . Article by Michael Rutherford. Part 1: Genesis – Or how the Irish designed a ‘Crewe’ 4-4-0 and exported it back to England. 10 pages, 17 photographs, 32 references. The author charts the movement of engineering personnel between Irish and English companies, particularly ex. Crewe ‘names’ John Aspinall, Henry Ivatt, John Park and T W and Wilson Worsdell. The subject of one of the photographs is one of the ‘Newton’ class supplied to the L&YR in 1873.
Backtrack. Vol. 20 No. 6 – June 2006
519The Real World of the Railwaymen”. Article by Arthur R Nicholls. A short anthology of poems written by railwaymen. Two pages. Illustrated with a photograph of L&NWR employees lined up in front of ‘Precursor’ 4-4-0 No. 1104 Cedric.
Backtrack. Vol. 20 No. 6 – June 2006
520Famous Hotel-Keepers for Over a Century: British Railway Hotels Under State Ownership, 1948-84”. Article by Geoffrey Skelsey, LVO. Ten pages, 15 photographs, 2 tables, 10 references and a bibliography. Primarily post nationalisation, but references the fate of the establishments inherited from the L&NWR and LMS.
Backtrack. Vol. 20 No. 7 – July 2006
521The Reality Behind the Romance”. Article by Ray Fox and Mike Kinder. An eight page article about L&NWR locomotive development under George Whale, C. J. Bowen Cooke and H. P. M. Beames. Article is accompanied by 10 photographs from the LNWR and LMS periods.
British Railways Illustrated. Vol. 15 No. 10 – July 2006

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