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Steam Reminiscences- Southern

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Steam Reminiscences- Southern


John Beckett started to take railway photographs in 1954. In his innocence he tried at first to use a pre-war camera with a nominal shutter speed of 1/100 of a second. Four years later, after a change of camera, the first of his pictures to be published appeared in the 'Railway Magazine'. Since then he has supplied a steady drip, rather than a stream, of pictures to the railway press and to various authors. In 1968 he also contributed to the photographic collection published under the title of 'Images of Steam' by Fenman where he appeared as Quintus. This book contains a selection of photographs taken in the Southern Region of British Railways in the period 1956-1968. At that time he visited areas of particular interest from the Kent Coast in the East to Padstow in the West. It is not claimed to offer a complete coverage of all that happened then and there, only a collection of railway activities that caught his attention or that offered the chance of a good photograph, his reminiscences in fact.

Additional Information

Stock Code: S4547.0
Author: Beckett JC
ISBN13: 9781857945478
Height(mm): 169
Width(mm): 238
Page Count: 128
Publication Date: 24 Jun 2020
Publisher: SILVER LINK
Publication Status: Available
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