Industrial Locomotives of North Staffordshire
by Allan C. Baker IRS 1997
£16.95 (soft cover)
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Published in 1997 with 400 pages of text, including 27 pages of full colour maps.
The author, Allan C. Baker, is a renowned expert on North Staffordshire and he has used his extensive knowledge of the area to produce a comprehensive survey of its industrial railways. The area includes the important cities of Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford with their respective coal mining and iron and steel industries.
There were major industrial activities at Chatterley Whitfield and Blythe Bridge. In addtion the book details industrial railway locations in Cheddleton, Kidsgrove, Cheadle, Sudbury and Stone.
The book contains a comprehensive selection of 144 interesting black and white photographs.