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The Duchesses: The Story of Britain's Ultimate Steam Locomotives

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The Duchesses tells the story of the 'Princess Coronation' class of locomotives -the streamlined embodiments of raw, bulked-up muscle and formidable power that any enthusiast will tell you were the finest steam engines in Britain. Conceived of by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway to rival the LNER's illustrious 'A4 Pacifics', these trains heralded in the last golden age of steam. Designed by the great William Stanier, theirs is a story of grand beginnings, a slow trajectory of decline and a recent, celebrated ...

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The Duchesses: The Story of Britain's Ultimate Steam Locomotives
2015, Aurum Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781781314975

Hardcover

The Duchesses: The Story of Britain's Ultimate Steam Locomotives
2010, Aurum Press

ISBN-13: 9781845135997

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The Duchesses: The Story of Britain's Ultimate Steam Locomotives
2009, Aurum Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845133696

Hardcover

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