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BackTrack May 2022

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May 2022 Journal

BackTrack Cover May 2022Working the Wensleydale stone - colour spread by Keith Dungaree on the Wensleydale branch through the Yorkshire Dales to the stone quarry at Redmire.

From Rugby to Peterborough: Part One - Stephen G. Abbott describes the heyday and demise of a cross-country route.

London Midland & Scottish - The Camping Coach Behemoth: Part One - Mike Fenton chronicles the history of the company's Camping Coach holiday provision of the 1930s.

The Four Ages of the Stratford & Moreton Tramway - David Andrews reviews a superseded idea in Warwickshire.

The LNWR's Glasson Dock Branch - Jeffrey Wells describes a promise unfulfilled on the Lancashire coast.

Hi-de-Hi Holidays - three colour photos of holiday camps served by train.

Out with the 'County' set - four colour pages of the GWR 'County' Class 4-6-0s at work.

The Career of James Robb Scott - Murray Tremellen reassesses architectural practice on the Southern Railway.

By Standard Gauge to Blaenau Ffestiniog - archive photographs of the LNWR and GWR branches to the Welsh slate 'capital'.

The Bridge high above the Forth - four pages of spectacular colour photographs of the iconic Forth Bridge by Gavin Morrison.

Strikes, Overcrowding, Fishwives and a Zeppelin: Part Two - Rob Langham concludes his look at the first 20 years of the North Eastern Railway's Tyneside electrics.

A Philadelphia Story - photos of David Sutcliffe's 1961 visit to the National Coal Board locomotive shed and works at Philadelphia, Co. Durham.

The Wymington Deviation - Peter Butler explains a track routing solution on the Midland Railway main line to help keep the freight moving.