The Southern Way - Issue - (April 09)
Included in this issue is the first part of a comprehensive history of Lancing Carriage Works.
Three photographs of Drummond Locos at Bude in the 1930s.
Human Error at London Bridge - new light on the accident of 23rd January 1948. Could the Inspecting Officers, conclusions be incorrect?
Life at Southampton Train Supervisors Office. The first of a series of articles by former controller, Richard Simmonds detailing the everyday and unusual workings associated with running trains from the 1950s onwards. Illustrated with views taken by Richard of both everyday and unusual workings.
Another first this time is the commencement of a major series on the history of the Southern railway by former railwayman, Tony Goodyear. Tony starts with a look at the make of of the Southern and what each of the three major constituents brought to the new concern.
Views of the LBSCR approach to Victoria in steam days.
Water Troughs on the Southern. The 1948 proposal for water troughs at three sites on the Western Section. Rolling stock by Terry Cole.
Whitstable Harbour views.
The Bulleid steam reversing gear - how it worked.
Permanent Way notes from Graham Hatton
Feedback on the recently published George Heiron volume and on the opposite page a fascinating record of contemporary First Aid at Guildford Station in the 1930s. Raw onions included!
Urie's 'Big Tanks' by Eric Youldon
Plus detail on the 'Remembrance class as rebuilt in 'N15X' guise
The colour section includes unseen views from the camera of Gerald Daniels.