Big Four 1923 - 1948
BECK, Keith; ESSERY, Bob; RILEY, R.C. & HARRIS, Nigel
GWR, LNER, LMS & Southern Reflections
A Collection of Photographs from the BBC Hulton Picture Library
Four uniform volumes covering each of the Big Four. Very fine photographs with detailed captions and explanatory text, covering multiple aspects of the railway. Images are mainly from the late ninteenth century to the 1930's.
British Railways Press Office / Railway Executive / LNER
Facts About British Railways in Wartime 1943 / British Railways in peace and war / It Can now be Revealed / British Railways Today and Tomorrow / Forward - The LNER Development Programme
Railways Since 1939
A largely pictorial study of the railways during the war and its aftermath to the 1960s. A substantial 40 page introduction is followed by eighty pages of photographs with extended captions.
Britain's Railways at War 1914 - 1918 / 1939 - 1945
Well illustrated study of railways in the two world wars. Each war was first covered in a separate volume with a revised and extended combined work published later.
London Midland & Scottish - A Railway in Retrospect
History of the LMS from the amalgamation of its constituent companies in 1923 to the formation of British Railways. Text supported with photograph sections and an appendix covers Ireland.
Railway Liveries 1923 - 1947
Livery schemes of the big four companies as applied to locomotives, rolling stock and infrastructure. With colour and lettering style examples. This is the consolidated printing of the previously individual books on each company (see separate listings).
Decades of Steam 1920 - 1969
History and operations of Britains railways in the age of steam. Presented in chapters on each decade from the 1920s to the 1960s, on the theme of the video series of the same name. Text supported by photographs throughout.