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BackTrack October 2006

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October 2006 Journal

Autumn in the Valleys - colour pictures ofBackTrack Cover October 2006 South Wales industrial steam

Charing Crossed Wires - Michael J. Smith writes about a fatal collision on the District Line in 1938

The Station Master's Daughter - Carolyn Martin recalls her childhood living at Aylsham South station, Norfolk.

The 'Brighton' in the 1960s - Observations of the Brighton-Plymouth service by Jeffery Grayer

The Footplate - L.F.E. Coombs discusses the difficult working environment of the steam locomotive footplate

St. Ives branch - b/w photos of the GE branch to St. Ives in 1970

The Southern S15 4-6-0s - colour shots of the LSWR/SR S15 Class

Out of Paddington - Colour photographs at Paddington and around WestbournePark

On the Ashby & Nuneaton line - Scenes on the LNWR/MR joint line in colour

The Bombing of Britain's Railways Part 2 - John W.E. Helm chronicles the attacks on the railway system during the First World War

Return to Cheadle Hulme - Martin Welch describes working on the major track remodelling of 1957/8

Sharp's of Manchester Part 1 - Michael Rutherford charts the growth of the Manchester school of locomotive design

Westinghouse motorised signals at Newton Abbot - two colour photos of unusual GWR power -worked semaphore signals.