Overview:Flying Scotsman: Speed, Style and Service - No other train has entered the British national consciousness in the same way as the Flying Scotsman. It has been the star of films, music, dances, literature and even a cocktail - designed at the train's own cocktail bar in the 1930s.The Flying Scotsman first ran in 1862; it still runs today, passing through incarnations like stations through the years. In its heyday of the 1920s and '30s it was seen as the pinnacle of modernity: a stylish, glamorous feat of engineering. Now it is viewed through the heady steam of nostalgia; an iconic image of days gone by.This book follows the story of the Flying Scotsman in a way that no other history has, expertly weaving together the tale of the locomotive with a wider historical narrative. Furthermore, it delves into the lesser-known stories of the train - such as its sabotage by striking miners in 1926 - and features superb examples of poster art and other publicity materials commissioned by the LNER to promote the service, and documentary photography from the nineteenth century to the present. Written by the current curator of the National Rail Museum, the story of the Flying Scotsman has never been told so well.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725659-9781785510250. It was written by the following authors: Andrew McLean. Book Flying Scotsman: Speed, Style and Service, which can be read online, published by the company: Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Transport: general interest. The book was published on 2016-04-15 00:00:00. It has 176 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 1135 g. File for download Flying Scotsman: Speed, Style and Service has PDF format and is called flying-scotsman-speed-style-and-service.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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