Buckley R. J.: Steam around Derby
Book Number: 2624
Becknell Books Norwich, Norfolk, England 1983 32 pages b/w photos - The majority of the photographs illustrated in this book are from the period 1950-59. This decade at Derby was an exciting era. By 1950 things on the LMR Midland Division were beginning to get into good shape again after the rundown during WWII. Improved track maintenance, with new mechanical appliances, was enabling schedules to be improved and there was a general air of hope and expectancy. The book includes 50 photographs depicting steam at work in and around Derby, covering the fascinating 1950s - a period of change at this major railway town.