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By Anthony Burton

ISBN-10: 1473860458

ISBN-13: 9781473860452

Anthony Burton has traveled from the Highlands of Scotland, to the south west of britain in pursuit of his ardour for the steam engine in all its assorted varieties. He has traveled on slim gauge railways in Wales and loved the elegance of major line trips at the back of a few of the grandest locomotives ever outfitted. He has shoveled coal into the boiler of an previous Clyde Puffer, whereas steaming down Scotland’s west coast, and luxuriated within the splendor of a Windermere steam release. He has marveled on the beauty of the nice Victorian pumping engines and their elaborately embellished engine homes – and spends time each year assisting to grease and varnish an outdated mill engine to get it able to obtain viewers. He has reveled within the enjoyable of the steam reasonable and shared a trip in a duplicate of Richard Trevithick’s outstanding steam carriage with a right away descendant of the nice engineer.

All those reviews and extra are introduced jointly during this vigorous narrative, during which the writer stocks his personal feel of pleasure and areas every one stopover at inside of its ancient context. specifically, this ebook is a tribute to all these nameless volunteers whose exertions and commitment have saved this nice culture alive.

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