Steam Days at Haymarket: The Collected Reminiscences of Shed Life Both On and Off the Footplate (IR777)
Product No.: IR777
Title: Steam Days at Haymarket: The Collected Reminiscences of Shed Life Both On and Off the Footplate
Author(s): Knox, Harry
Publisher: Irwell Press
Binding: Laminated Pictorial Boards
Dust Jacket: None
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Year: 2007
Features: 132 Pages with Black/White Photos.
The Collected Reminiscences of Shed Life both on and off the Footplate Life in the days of BR steam at one of the most renowned locomotive depots in Scotland, the celebrated Haymarket, 64B. A well-written worm's eye view from a Cleaner/Office Boy/Fireman who before he moved on to (much) higher things on the railway experienced every facet of locomotive life at Haymarket. This meant work in and around the Scottish capital and out to Glasgow, Aberdeen, Newcastle and the Waverley route. Star studded cast of LNER Pacifics, from SPEARMINT and MERLIN to AULD REEKIE, BONNIE DUNDEE and all the rest. Breathtaking collection of unseen photographs.