A Life on the Lines

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ITEM CODE: 25171
With meticulous captions and entertaining anecdotes from the footplate, a new edition of Richard Hardy’s (b.1924) memoir of his working life on the railways. Filled with the people...
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With meticulous captions and entertaining anecdotes from the footplate, a new edition of Richard Hardy’s (b.1924) memoir of his working life on the railways. Filled with the people, places and engines he encountered and illustrated throughout with Hardy’s original Box Brownie photographs, in black-and-white and colour. Encompassing wartime in the Doncaster works and running sheds, 1940s-50s East Anglia and Woodford Halse, Stewart's Lane Depot and the Stratford District 1952-62, experience with the French SNCF and management in the 1960s-70s, before his retirement in 1973. Also includes a carefully curated selection of ephemera, artworks and photographs drawn from the National Railway Museum in York.
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Hardback
23 x 20cm
192 pages
Illustrated in colour and black-and-white
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