Today Only | Save $15. Get the code »

alibris logo

Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed Record

by

JUST over eighty years ago on the East Coast main line, the streamlined A4 Pacific locomotive Mallard reached a top speed of 126mph - a world record for steam locomotives that still stands. Since then, millions have seen this famous locomotive, resplendent in her blue livery, on display at the National Railway Museum in York. Here, Don Hale tells the full story of how the record was broken: from the nineteenth-century London-Scotland speed race and, surprisingly, traces Mallard's futuristic design back to the Bugatti car ...

loading
  • Book Details
  • Seller
Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed Record
2019, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750991513

Paperback

Mallard: How the 'Blue Streak' Broke the World Speed Record
2008, Aurum Press

ISBN-13: 9781845133450

Trade paperback

Mallard: How the Blue Streak Broke the World Speed Record
2003, Aurum Press

ISBN-13: 9781854109392

Hardcover

Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency