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By Rod Steele

LMS Steam is an unashamed and evocative occasion of the golden age of loco-spotting. The Fifties and Nineteen Sixties have been the ultimate a long time for British steam locomotives and for the cost of a platform price ticket a new release of children amassed on railway stations to checklist their passing. every sighting was once rigorously logged in a pc, or underlined in a single of the must-have ABC Locospotter books with over one million being offered each year. Euston station and Camden Shed provided in particular wealthy pickings with vintage locomotives of the LMS period the majestic Duchesses, the robust Royal Scots and the varied Jubilees. This evocative account is illustrated with over two hundred very good pictures. Lone long gone days are recaptured. A golden time while spotters chased up and down the structures at Euston to checklist the arrivals and departures of steam-hauled show trains of the previous London Midland & Scottish Railway, then attempted to entry Camden Shed to monitor engine events on shed.

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