VERY LARGE LANDSCAPE FORMAT 33cm x 28cmA superb photographic album depicting the pinnacle of steam operations in Zimbabwe during 1982; a time when the Garratt refurbishment programme was still in full swing. A thoroughly comprehensive account of the many lines still worked by steam, which include Bulawayo - Thomson Junction - Victoria Falls, Gwelo main line, Selukwe branch, West Nicholson line, Fort Victoria line. Fantastic moody night photographs, both at sheds and in Bulawayo station. Mostly colour but including some stunning black and white full plate images. A full account of the steam locomotive scene then prevailing is included in the lively anecdotal text, as well as locomotive technical details. A full ( all pages) preview of the book is available.
This book is entirely "real steam", just the way it was. No tours, runpasts, arranged smoke, special trains. Just real steam doing real work, just the way it was.
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A well known South African Railway Photographer, Dennis Moore is the author / photographer of two best selling books on South African steam locomotives , ' The Sunset Of Steam' and 'The Shimmer of Steel' . He has also published 30 (mostly very large) landscape format books on www.blurb.com. For a complete list and full details simply go directly to www.blurb.com/user/store/red3450 (India, China, Zimbabwe, East Germany, U.K. industrial are among the titles as well as the most extraordinary coverage of all things 'South African steam'). Magnificent photographs and design abound.. A well known exponent of night, silhouette and glint photography,the Author includes many examples of such work,but the scope is broad, covering the conventional and unusual approach to Steam photography. Lively anecdotal text and summaries are included. All Blurb books may be viewed (preview), in full, and for free. To contact the Author, phone+27 (0)11 764 5425 or e mail at .... Moore3450@mweb.co.za
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