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BackTrack July 2014

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July 2014 Journal

BackTrack Cover July 2014Over the Swing Bridge at Selby: colour spread at Selby in the late 1970s/early 80s when it was still on the East Coast Main Line.

Lead On: The Whys and some of the Wherefores of Locomotive Valve Gears - Part Two - by Miles Macnair.

A Modernisation Plan Diesel Multiple Unit Scheme - Ian Travers considers the Liverpool Lime Street - St. Helens - Wigan route.

Ready to Go: colour departure from Waterloo and Worcester.

Horwich Descendants - archive photos of Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway locomotives.

The Fraserburgh - St. Combs branch - Alistair F. Nisbet presents the history of a light railway in the north east of Scotland.

Passing Seasons on the Somerset & Dorset - colour spread of a favourite route.

The South Eastern Railway C Class - colour spread of these well regarded goods 0-6-0s.

Adlestrop Immortalised - Jeffrey Wells acknowledges a wayside station which gained a place in Great War folklore.

Don't look Back in Anger - Geoffrey Williams champions the cause of the LNWR chief mechanical engineer C. J. Bowen Cooke.

Tea and Toast at Nottingham Victoria - by Bill Taylor

Show me the Way to go Home - Dr. Malcolm Timperley looks at the image and reality of Great War Western Front Ambulance Trains.

Within York Shed - two colour shots around the turntable from July 1963.

Great Western Settings - six early colour photos from 1955 by Dick Riley in London, Devon and Cornwall.

Postcards from Scotland - historic coloured cards depicting locos from each of the Scottish companies.

The Railway Industry and Public Health - Part One - health and safety issues explored by Michael B. Binks.