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BackTrack September 2007

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September 2007 Journal

BackTrack Cover September 2007325The Southern's Big Tanks - The SR's W and Z Class tanks in colour.

The GWR at the 1924 Wembley Exhibition - Peter Rance reviews the Great Western's experiences at the British Empire Exhibition..

Posted at Cheltenham - two night colour shots of the Travelling Post Office at Cheltenham in 2000.

The London & Croydon Railway and the Croydon Canal - Jeremy Clarke tells the story of two early Surrey transport systems and how they came together.

GWR Goods Instruction Notices - J. Crosse extracts some tales of everyday life in the 1920s.

The Bombing of Britain's Railways 1939-45: A War Diary - Part Two -  John Helm's series covers the period from September 1940 and the London Blitz to April/May 1941.

By rail and sea to Chepstow - Colin G. Maggs traces an adventurous journey made in 1872.

Out of King's Cross - five pages of colour shots of steam at KX and on the climb out of London.

Sancton Wood, Railway Architect: Part 1: Gordon Biddle considers the career of a notable figure in railway station design.

Wells and Weston: A Corporate Experience - Alan Bennett shows how the Great Western promoted Weston-super-Mare, Wells, Glastonbury, Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole.

Thomas Worsdell, August von Borries and Two-Cylinder Compounds - the second part of Michael Rutherford's survey.

On the 'Little North Western Line' - colour feature on the scenic Settle Junction to Lancaster and Morecambe route.

An Odd Bunch - Philip Atkins looks at 20 locomotives built in the early 1920s for four different railways which bucked the trend by not been equipped with superheating.

Do this, Do that! - another colour selection of quirky railway notices.