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Standards in Steam - 53 & 55 (Soft Cover)

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Standards in Steam-53 & 55 (Soft Cover)

Covering the 2-8-0 goods engines introduced between 1912 and 1925.


Features include:


  • Why some engines came ahead of others, some with superheaters, some without.

  • The many changes and improvements made over the years.

  • Examination of the traffic the 310 engines hauled on many lines in New South Wales.

  • The many problems that affected the locos and the conversion of many 55 class to burn oil.

  • A look at the related K class of the Commonwealth Railways.


Written in the authors entertaining and authoritative style.


Fully illustrated with over 296 photographs, numerous drawings and diagrams, poems, data tables, full index.

Published: 2000

Pages: 244

Format: Softcover

ISBN: 978-1-876568-12-2