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BackTrack May 2007

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May 2007 Journal

BackTrack Cover May 2007325On the Threshold of the Dales - Michael Mensing's colour photos of 1970s diesel traction around Skipton.

Logan and Hemingway -  Robert Emblin considers the works methods, equipment and administration of these leading railway engineering contractors.

Mirfield - Jeffrey Wells looks back at the rise and fall of a West Riding railway centre.

Manx August - Geoffrey Skelsey describes the operation of the Isle of Man Railway in 1964.

The LNER L1 Tanks - colour feature on these Thompson-designed 2-6-4Ts.

Great Central Glimpses - Tommy Tomalin's colour photos of the GC line in its latter years.

The Horncastle and Woodhall Junction Railway - a Lincolnshire branch line described by A. J. Ludlam.

Twilight of the Dogs -  John Reohorn writes about the development and use of the GWR mixed traffic 4-4-0s.

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

Going to see the ships -  Publicity handbills for Navy Week 1933 and the launch of the 'Queen Mary' in 1934.