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BackTrack September 2008

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September 2008 Journal

Keeping up with the 'Jones' - BackTrack Cover September 2008Colour spread of Highland Railway No.103 at the HR Centenary specials in 1965.

Chatburn to Hellifield - Jeffrey Wells describes the LYR's link to the Midland Railway main line at Hellifield.

Sheffield Victoria in 1957 - Ken Grainger recalls his favourite station as it was 50 years ago.

Sir William Tite and Railways - Part One - Gordon Biddle reviews the work of an eminent railway architect.

Anne: A Railway Clerk's Career - as told by Peter Rose.

Those Network SouthEast Days - a colour spread by Keith Dungate.

The LNER 'Sandringham' Class - three colour pages of the B17 4-6-0s.

'The Great Bear' - Michael Wrottesley writes about the famous GWR Pacific.

The Development of the Large British Passenger Tank Engine: Part One - Roots and Background - by Michael Rutherford.

The North Wales Coast Line Revisited - a three-page colour spread of steam on this favourite route.

'Sparks' - the Electrical Consultants: Part Two - The Age of Controversy - R.A.S. Hennessey concludes his survey of the pioneering days of railway electrification.

Crossing Places - four level crossing scenes photographed in colour by John Spencer Gilks.