The name 'Great Western Railway' immediately conjures up images of Stars, Castles and Kings, the legendary express passenger locomotives that were the envy of the world in their day. This book details the history and development of all the classes of pannier tanks, from mid-Victorian age to the end of London Underground steam locomotives in 1971.
Officially endorsed by the A1 Steam locomotive trust, Tornado is the official account of the building of Britain's first main line steam locomotive for 50 years, how it took a team of volunteers 18 years to raise more than GBP2-million to build it and its international headline-grabbing debut on the main line, with a royal visit thrown in for good measure.The book looks at the history of the A1...
This research presents the evidence that Mary Magdalene was the 'Beloved Disciple' whose identity is revealed at the foot of the cross. For almost 2,000 years the incorrect naming of the Fourth Gospel as 'The Gospel According to John' has misled its readers. It would be more correct to say 'The Gospel According to John if you believe Irenaeus.' Just as Church Fathers wanted a line of apostolic...
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