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BackTrack May 2006

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May 2006 Journal

Pilot Duties - colour photos of station anBackTrack Cover May 2006d works pilot engines

The Croft Pit Wagonway - Steven Oakden presents a short history of an industrial railway at Whitehaven

The Railway Canals - A.J. Mullay considers the confused process of nationalising the railway-owned canals in 1948

'Kings' of the Wolverhampton road - colour feature on the GWR 'King' Class between Birmingham and Wolverhampton

One thing leads to another - L.A. Summers explores possible connections between William Dean on the GWR and James Holden on the GER

Orion, Darroch and the 'Alfreds' - R.A.S. Hennessey looks at the LNWR 'Alfred the Great' Class and a one-sixth scale model made by G.R.S. Darroch

Station Truck Working on the GWR - by Colin G. Maggs

North British - colour feature of NBR locos

At Night - dramatic nocturnal colour pictures of the 1970s/80s railway

The Somerset & Dorset recalled - b/w photo-feature by Hugh Ballantyne

Railways and Iron & Steel Developments around Teesside - Part 3 - by Michael Rutherford

Logan and Hemingway: The Firm and the Families - Part 1 - Robert Emblin  looks at the origins of this major railway contracting company and the influence of the Logan family

Railway Damage and Disruption in World War II: Merseyside - Part 4 - The final part of Ben Brooksbank's series takes us on to post-war recovery

Saxby & Farmer Signal Boxes on the Brighton Line - colour photos of Southwater and Holmwood signal box.