Auction Date: 30/06/2016 at 10:30 am
Railway Kinnaber or The Great Railway Race of 1895 by W.J. Scott. Published November 1895. First Edition. A very interesting 46 page publication detailing that years Railway Races from London to Aberdeen between the companies of the east and west coast railways. The fastest run averaged some 60 miles an hour, a speed not reached on scheduled services until over 70 years later. With 4 full page photographs of Locomotives that took part. Size 14 x20cm approx.