Celebratory / Souvenir Publications
Waterloo's centenary was celebrated in the publication "Waterloo 1848 - 1948 " written by H.G. Davis, actually published by the newly formed British Railways Southern Region in 1948. The two colour centrepiece illustrations in the book, taken from two paintings depicting the same station scene, but as at war and at peace have since been used on postcards and even jigsaw puzzles.
"A Souvenir of Southampton Docks" is an illustrated booklet written in approximately 1929/30 provides and illustrated guide to the history and workings of the expanding Docks. The last chapter describes the work being undertaken to reclaim a vast amount of land and create what became known as the "New Docks" for the largest of ocean going liners and was due according to the publication to be opened in 1931.
Locomotives of the Southern
For information on the Ian Allan ABC loco spotting booklets click here
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text and images are copyright Graham R 'Muz' Muspratt.
This page was created 12 November 2004