Essays in Steam

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Compiled by noted author, Ron Preston, this 112 page, hard cover book features each chapter with illustrated with black and white photographs and appropriate track diagrams.

This book shares some of the experiences of the author during his railway career when he commenced as a trainee electrical engineer in 1956 through the turbulent era when diesel traction took over from steam to the period where he was the Manager of Works Cardiff in the 1980s.

The book is divided into 11 chapters:

  • A Day on the Eugowra Branch
  • Memories of Old Eveleigh
  • A Rough Trip
  • A Tale of Two Garratts
  • Modifying the 34 Class
  • A Fast Ride
  • The Aramac Tramway
  • A Day Trip to Yass
  • Fast Shunting – SMR Style
  • A Tale of Two Shunters
  • Days on the Hawkesbury River Bank


Publisher: Eveleigh Press

EAN/ISBN: 0-646-24591-0

Pages: 112

Author: Ron Preston

Format: Hardcover

Additional information

Weight 0.6 kg
Dimensions 30 × 21 × 1 cm