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Press Digest Number 24

400The Historian and the Footplate” (Part 2) . Article by Michael Rutherford. No. 104 of Michael's Railway Reflections. 9 pages, 15 photographs including 5 in colour and 14 references. The article includes quotes from J.M. Dunn and an outline of the careers of drivers David Button and Fred Bishop. Includes an atmospheric colour photograph of 'Super D' 48592 starting an up freight from Rugby, and a view of the Joy motion of 'G2A' 49335.
Backtrack. Vol. 18 No. 9 – September 2004
401The Grand Junction Railway”. Article by R.L. Vickers. 9 pages, a map, 11 photographs from the Society's collection, a bibliography and 14 references. To quote the author "a gazetteer of the route, providing some details of the regional stations and civil engineering works". The article concentrates upon the smaller, lesser known features rather than the major stations.
Backtrack. Vol. 18 No. 9 – September 2004
402A colour photograph of G2a No. 49070”. A three quarter rear view of the locomotive working a northbound goods through Willesden Junction in June 1960
Railway Magazine. September 2004
403Foreigner at Crewe North”. A pair of photos of – ssshh!, whisper who dares – a WR Grange at Crewe North shed in 1964
British Railways Illustrated. Vol.13 No.12 – September 2004
404Rolling Stock Focus” (How to Treat Them Like Royalty) . 2 pages reproducing 6 LNWR colour postcards of the interiors of King Edward VII's and Queen Alexandra's saloons, from the collection of Ray Farrell. LNWR excellence - the finest set of carriages ever built in Britain?
Backtrack. Vol. 18 No. 10 – October 2004

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