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BackTrack December 2021

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December 2021 Journal

BackTrack Cover December 2021Around Runcorn and Widnes - colour photographs by Stewart Jolly.

Memories of a West Country Signalman - Paul Joyce tells the story of a Great Western signalman working in the Plymouth area.

Day Return to 1950 - The photographs of Henry Casserley when he visited the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway.

Irish Pacific Tank Locomotives - Jim McBride records the work of the narrow gauge 4-6-2Ts on the Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway

The Port Sunlight Problem - Roger Jermy describes the railway operations at the site the Lever Brothers soap factory on the Wirral peninsula.

Bruton in Scotland - four pages of Eric Bruton's photographs at locations north of the Border in the 1950s.

Original 'Patriots' - The LMS 'Patriot' class pictured in four colour pages.

Uffington Signal Box - Peter Butler recalls visits to a Midland Railway survivor.

The Southern 'King Arthurs' - David P. Williams describes the work of the distinguished SR express locomotives.

A Cotswold Farewell - Gavin Morrison visited the Hook Norton branch in its last days in 1962.

Entwistle: A Local Outpost - Steve Leyland recalls observations at a Lancashire station on the Bolton–Blackburn line.

A Cambrian 'Manor' - three colour shots by Gavin Morrison of No.7803 'Barcode Manor' on Cambrian Coast Express duty.

Men at Work - archive photos from Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway days described by Jeffrey Wells.

'For God's sake be done with Railways and Shares' - Alistair F. Nisbet throws some light on shady practices during the early years of the 'Railway Mania'.

On the Great Northern section - Alan Reeve's colour photographs at the southern end of the East Coast Main Line.