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Lightmoor Press BR Steam in Dean - The Photographs of Ben Ashworth
edited by Ian PopePannier tanks and stunning scenery make an unmissable combination in Ben Ashworth's photographs of the last days of steam in the Forest of Dean.
BR Steam in Dean has been out of print for a few years and a reprint (2017) is a welcome return.Ben Ashworth's superb photography documenting the end of steam in Gloucestershire is always a delight to study for the detail and atmosphere. This book presents a selection of images focusing on railways, trains and rail traffic set in the scenery of the Forest of Dean.
A snapshot of the Forest before the end of the era of coal mining and steam locomotives which will be of interest to local historians, railway enthusiasts and local residents alike.
Ben Ashworth & Ian Pope. 80 pages. 275x215mm. Printed on gloss art paper, perfect bound with card covers.