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BackTrack June 2006

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June 2006 Journal

Over the Tors to Princetown - Dick Riley's BackTrack Cover June 2006rare colour slides of the Yelverton to Princetown branch

ROD 2-8-0s in Australia- Graham Black's researches into the Great Central design goods locos built for the Railway Operating Division and later exported to Australia

The Brilliance of Brunel - Keith Hill's 200th anniversary tribute to I. K. Brunel and his work

Accrington - Jeffrey Wells looks at aspects of this Lancashire town's railway history

The General Strike in the Highlands - Neil Sinclair writes about how the dispute affected the former Highland lines of the LMS

The LNER's A1 Pacifics - colour feature on the A. H. Peppercorn-designed 4-6-2s

The Brunel University Photograph Collection - publicity feature
Lost on the Callendar & Oban line - Colour feature of diesel-hauled trains in the 1970s/80s

A Brief Survey of the Irish 4-4-0 - Part 1 - by Michael Rutherford

History Southern Style - colour feature by Alan Bennett on the SR's publicity brochures for 'selling England' to the Americans in the 1920s/30s

Logan and Hemingway, The Firm and the Families - Part 2 - Robert Emblin goes into the Hemingway side of the railway contracting company

The Real World of Railwaymen - a short anthology of poems written by railwaymen compiled by Arthur R. Nicholls

East Coast Postal - 2 colour photos of LNER Travelling Post Offices.