The Original Bulleid Pacifics
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|Format:||Hardcover, 160 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 January 2012|
Echoing the format and character of the Haynes Great Cars Series, this new, highly detailed, colorful series dealing with individual and important classes of steam locomotive. This is it to be the ultimate book for lovers of these iconic locos with their distinctive 'air-smoothed' form. As well as detailing the history of the class, the book will also take a very close look at the surviving examples and use extensive close-up and scenic imagery of them.
Table of Contents
Illustrates and describes the building of the locos at Brighton and Eastleigh. Describes the design and unique features of these unusual locomotives. Quotations from Bulleid's original description of his daring design. Covers the 30 'Merchant Navy' loco from introduction to rebuilding. Details the 'West Country'/'Battle of Britain' locos in their original form. Looks at the locos' components in detail: boilers, valve gear, cabs etc. Operation on the Southern Railway and BR, with timing logs. Histories of the ten survivors in the original style. Appendices detail building and withdrawal dates of all examples. Fully illustrated with drawings and photographs, many in colour and never published before.
About the Author
John Scott-Morgan is a highly regarded author and railway historian with many books to his credit, but this is his first for Haynes. He has specialised in the study of Southern locomotives.
|Publisher: ||Haynes Publishing|
|Dimensions: ||25.15 x 24.89 x 1.52 centimeters (0.86 kg)|