Biographies & Autobiographies
Driven by Steam
Autobiography of Ian Allan who founded his publishing business with 'The abc of Southern Locomotives' in 1942. The story covers the business, railway personalities, his railway interest and non-railway activities. Photographs throughout.
BOND, Roland C.
A Lifetime with Locomotives
Autobiography of Roland Bond who held senior locomotive engineering posts in the LMS and became Chief Mechanical Engineer under British Railways.
Volumes 1 & 2
Two part autobiography of E.S. Cox who held key positions in locomotive design and testing for the LMS and BR. Volume 1 covers the L&Y and LMS period, Volume 2 BR and foreign work.
HICK, Frank L.
That Was My Railway: From Ploughman's Kid to Railway Boss, 1922-1969
Autobiography of Frank Hick who served in the NER and LNER, rising to become head of the North Eastern Region of BR.