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Hardback in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. Pp123.From hauling the first non-stop express from London to Edinburgh in 1928 and breaking the 100mph barrier in 1934, to being sold in 1963, and to its final home at the York National Railway Centre, The Flying Scotsman has a rich and, at times, controversial history.Hardback, in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in Fine condition. Reprint, with introduction, colour and b&w illustrations, with map of the Great Northern Railway's main line from King's Cross to Doncaster, with branches to Cambridge, Nottingham, Skegness and Grimsby, and index. It has travelled across the USA and steamed across Australia, changed owners and color and sold for the highest price ever paid for a locomotive. Relive the great age of steam and follow the making of the legend that is apple green and called Flying Scotsman. An informative and highly illustrated account of British Steam engines and railways, which includes concise, appealing articles on locomotive development and industrial progress. S7.
Title: Flying Scotsman: The Legend Lives On.
Categories: Scottish Transport,
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Mortons Media Group, 2009. 9781845630904: 2009
ISBN Number: 1845630904
ISBN Number 13: 9781845630904
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 634