Mike Esau's well known and fondly remembered Steam into Wessex is regarded as a classic book of railway photography covering the final years of steam on the main line from Waterloo to Weymouth in the 1960s. This new book by Mike Esau is an outstanding collection of unseen photographs from the steam era which provides the perfect epitaph to a long vanished era. The pictures are a mix of black and white and some rare colour images which are arranged in geographical order from Waterloo to Weymouth including some coverage of lines joining or associated with the main line.
The photographs capture the very essence of the steam railway and evoke the mood of the time perfectly. All lovers of quality railway photography will known Mike Esau and will be delighted with this new stunning selection of steam scenes from his camera.