A comprehensive look at the LMS/BR Class 7 4-6-0 rebuilt locomotives, including the rebuilt Jubilees, the rebuilt Patriots and the rebuilt Royal Scots. The book includes hundreds of photographs and feedback from the original crews that operated the engines. Topics covered include:Origins of the rebuilt Class 7s in the 1940s and the design of the 2A boiler.Differences between the classes.Liveries, names and name plates.Detailed allocation tables.Rebuilt Class 7s to the rescue - the severe winter of 1962/3.Decline of the Class 7s and withdrawal in the 1960s.Preservation of the Class 7 rebuilds.
|Publisher:||The Crowood Press UK|
|Product dimensions:||8.70(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
David Clarke is an IT program manager, and has recently retired from an international energy company. He has a wide range of interests and has been an enthusiastic motorcyclist for many years. To date, he has owned seven Hinckley Triumphs; currently, three T300 Speed Triples, including an ex-Challenge bike, and a Thruxton. He is passionate about Hinckley Triumphs, which he views as a continuation of the tradition of British engineering excellence. This is his fifth book.
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