Includes two books:
The Patriot 4-6-0s
This book covers the development of the class supported by photographs of the important changes and details that characterised the class. The author John Jennison covers all areas of the class detailing the development, modifications including the rebuilds, locomotive names and the operating areas in which they worked.
With the permission of The Patriot Trust a chapter has been included concerning the planned new build Patriot to be known as The Unknown Warrior. This describes the planning setbacks and progression towards the eventual completion of the locomotive.
Page Size 214 x 276 mm, casebound, 224 pages, 141 b+w and 18 colour illustrations. Published 2018. Price £ 24.95.
The Stanier Pacifics
This book covers the detailed history of the Stanier Pacifics. The author examines all aspects of their development beginning with the LMS desire to catch up with its rival, the LNER, in the race for speed and Scottish business.
John Jennison describes the evolution of the Pacifics from the first Princess Royals through to the final Coronations, and also includes a detailed account of the “Turbomotive” project. A must for those with an interest in LMS locomotive history and devotees of these magnificent engines.
Page Size 214 x 276mm, casebound, 256 pages, 177 b+w and 48 colour illustrations. Published 2017. Price £ 27.50.