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BackTrack April 2010

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April 2010 Journal

Up from Somerset - a colour spread of steam in the county of SomersetBackTrack Cover April 2010

The Fascination of Railways - John L. Flann presents some contemporary accounts of railway experiences from the late Victorian period.

Beyond the Highland: Part One - Neil T. Sinclair follows the careers of Highland Railway engineers who worked on railway and civil engineering projects in many parts of the world.

Birkenhead Class 03s - Tom Heavyside's colour shots of BR diesel shunters around Birkenhead docks.

Want to run a railway? - Jeffery Grayer recalls an innovation Southern Region public relations initiative from 1962.

Kirkstead to Little Steeping - a Lincolnshire branch line described by A. J. Ludlam.

In and out of Leeds Central - three colour pages by Gavin Morrison on the Leeds terminus which closed in 1967.

Night must fall - colour spread of atmospheric night photography.

South Eastern 4-4-0s - Michael H.C. Baker recalls the elegant classes of the South Eastern & Chatham Railway.

LMS Eight-Coupled: Part Three - The Inheritance - Michael Rutherford surveys some of the designs which passed to the LMS from its constituents and the first of its own eight-wheelers.

Edgeley Atmosphere - three colour shots by Mike Kinder at the Stockport shed during steam's declining years.

An Introduction to Steam Locomotive Testing: Part 3B - Adrian Tester explains more of the work of dynamometer cars.

Look back in Ongar - a colour spread by Paul Joyce on London Transport's Essex outpost.