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Last Years of Steam in Shropshire and the Severn Valley, Paperback / softback Book

Last Years of Steam in Shropshire and the Severn Valley Paperback / softback


Covering most of the most of the railways of Shropshire and following the River Severn down to the Bewdley area, this evocative book largely uses the photographs taken by the author and his father on their travels from the late 50s until the end of Steam in the late 1960s.

These photographs have largely never been seen before, and are supplemented by others provided by friends of his father. The book includes: Oswestry, Ellesmere, Ifton Colliery, Granville Colliery, Welshpool, Llanfyllin, Whitchurch, Nantmawr Quarry, Market Drayton, Clee Hill Quarry Incline, Shrewsbury, The Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway, Minsterley, The Snailbeach District Railways, Wellington, Longville, Much Wenlock, Coalport, Bridgnorth, Bewdley, Kidderminster, Tenbury Wells branch, The Cleobury Mortimer & Ditton Priors Railway. Most Importantly, it covers the Severn Valley Railway in its pre-preservation days, making this book unique.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 128 pages, 95 colour and 74 black & white photographs
  • Publisher: Fonthill Media
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Trains & railways: general interest
  • ISBN: 9781781556139

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