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BackTrack July 2006

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July 2006 Journal

BackTrack Cover July 2006On the 'Knotty' - colour feature on the North Staffordshire lines

Famous Hotel-Keepers for over a century - Geoffrey Skelsey reviews the railways hotels under state ownership between 1948-84

Oxford for the day - Alistair F. Nisbet recalls a day at that station in August 1964

William Henry Barlow - an appreciation of a great civil engineer by Christopher Lewis

Portrait of a 'Lanky' - colour photos of LYR 2-4-2T No.50850

Asking the impossible - Tim Edmonds recalls South Acton and delves into the question of travelling from there to Brentford

Home on the 'Grange' - colour photos of GWR 'Grange' 4-6-0s

Somerset & Dorset Days - extended colour feature marking 40 years since closure of the S&D

The 1902 Royal Visit to Plymouth and Dartmouth - 3 historic photos from the Colin G. Maggs collection

Muck, Brass and Glasgow's Railways - Part 1 -  Robert D. Campbell recalls the history of the City of Glasgow Police Dept.'s large fleet of goods wagons

Derby 1945-63 - Part 1 - Ian Mellor describes his apprenticeship at Derby Works up to 1954

A Brief Survey of the Irish 4-4-0 - Part 3 - by Michael Rutherford

Pre-Grouping colours - a selection of historic Locomotive Publishing Co. colour postcards.