The Railways of England
Midland; Great Northern; M. S. & L. (Great Central); North Eastern; South Western; Great Western; Great Eastern; Brighton and South Coast; Chatham and Dover; South Eastern
First published in 1889 this work described historical aspects and operations of each of the main line companies of the time.
ALLEN, Cecil J.
Locomotives and their Work
Locomotive construction and operation with chapters including locomotive types, boilers, frames and cylinders, testing, express trains, passenger and freight operation. Text supported with fine colour plates and photographs throughout.
ALLEN, Cecil J.
The Steel Highway - Railway Planning & Making / Trains & Their Control
Parts One & Two
Early Allen work following 'The Iron Road' in 1926. This 1928 work describes world-wide railway operations and infrastructure of the time. Narrative supported by photographs and colour plates. Issued in two parts and a combined edition.
ALLEN, Cecil; STONE, J.V. & MACMILLAN, Norman
Railways, Ships and Aeroplanes Illustrated
Their construction and working fully described in words and pictures
A mid-1940s review of the then current technology. Contains numerous diagrams and photographs.
ANDERSON, P. Howard
Regional Railway Handbooks: The East Midlands
Regional Railway Handbooks No. 1
Review of regional railways in the 1980's covering infrastructure, operations, BR inter-city and regional services and locations for observation. Photographs with detailed captions throughout. One of a planned series of which only two were produced.