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BackTrack June 2007

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June 2007 Journal

BackTrack Cover June 2007325Home Counties North - colour photos by David Idle at the southern end of the West Coast Main Line in the early 1960s.

Willesden Freight - Keith Miles recalls freight workings in and out of the yards at Willesden.

A touch of the Bahamas in Bury - three photos by Ray Farrell of the preserved 'Jubilee' 5596 Bahamas during its stay in Bury in 1968.

The Callington Branch - Part One - David Thrower describes the origins and operation of this Devon branch line.

Class 47s Stratford Style - three colour shots by G.R. Mortimer.

Railways for Posterity - Part Two - The Canal Factor and Early Railway 'Pioneers' - A. J. Mullay continues his study of the development of the heritage movement.

The D40 Class 4-4-0s of the Great North of Scotland Railway - three pages of colour photographs.

South of Sheffield - four LMS classes photographed by Derek Penney on the Midland route.

In a Brown Study on the Brighton - historic Loco Publishing Co. coloured postcards of LBSCR engines.

Some Reflections on the Narrow Gauge - Part Three of Michael Rutherford's wide-ranging review.

1,500V DC - three colour photos by Brian Magilton of the Manchester-Woodhead-Sheffield electrics.

Packets and Peas -  Jeffery Grayer writes about they heyday of Kingston Wharf in Shoreham Harbour and the use there of the SECR P Class tanks.

Rails in the Air - John King tells the story of the development of Railway Air Services, with particular reference to those of the LMS.

Redmile for Belvoir - David Gilks traces one of the lost railways of the East Midlands, the GNR/LNWR Joint Line.