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Mallard - The Magnificent Six

Robin Jones

Published March 19th 2014
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113 pages
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A companion volume and sequel to the bestselling publication Mallard 75. here is the story of one of the great achievements of railway preservation: the year when all six surviving LNER streamlined A4 Pacifics, including the north american exilesMoreA companion volume and sequel to the bestselling publication Mallard 75. here is the story of one of the great achievements of railway preservation: the year when all six surviving LNER streamlined A4 Pacifics, including the north american exiles Dwight D. Eisenhower and Dominion of Canada, were displayed together in Britain, probably for the last time.Following on from the first great gathering at York in July 2013, the story continues with the royal visit by the Prince of Wales to view world steam record-holder Mallard before it wowed the crowds on tour- the autumn great gathering at the national Railway Museum- sister Bittern’s 94mph exploits- the rebirth of King’s cross, the unique visit of the north-american duo to Barrow Hill Roundhouse- the immensely successful great goodbye at Shildon with the iconic images of all six assembled for the last time, and the rapidly advancing plans to build a new Gresley masterpiece.This eBook may not contain every illustration used in our print or digital replica editions.