Since Britain joined the European Economic Community in the mid-1970s, the fishing industry along our coasts has been under pressure from overfishing. In this book, Mike Smylie takes us on a tour...
The Mallaig Extension was approved in 1894 to provide a continuation of the West Highland route for the benefit of the fishing industry on Scotland's west coast. It revived, more ambitiously,...
Allen Jackson explores signalling along the NER, formerly part of the LNER.
Twice voted the top railway journey in the world, the West Highland route to Mallaig (like the Dingwall & Skye and the Callander & Oban) accessed the remote and mountainous west coast of...
Rich Makin celebrates the unsung heroes of the railway network - departmental locomotives, units and coaching stock.
Based on a confidential wartime British Government report, this in-depth dossier details the inner workings of Organisation Todt, which not only built the Reichsautobahns, but also Germany's...
Kevin Derrick explores the spotting days of the 1960s in the Eastern Region.
Explore 50 of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire's most fascinating finds.
The ancient town of Dunfermline is one of the oldest settlements in Scotland, and from the eleventh to the fifteenth century, it held the title of capital of Scotland. In the eighteenth and...
Looking Back at Class 24 & 25 Locomotives takes a closer look at these plucky and versatile Type 2 locos in a full-colour photographic album.
This fascinating second selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Blackpool has changed and developed over the last century
British Steam Nostalgia in North-West England is a pictorial story of British Railways in the north-west of England in those heady days when steam ruled the rails.
A historian's research skills combined with a physician's diagnostic flair, exploring our timeless fascination with the unusual and downright bizarre people, events and theories in the...
This selection of over 200 photographs offers a further perspective on the life and times of Thirsk and its surrounding districts, showing how they have changed over the last century and beyond....
An illustrated history one of England's finest seaside towns - Eastbourne.
It was inevitable that certain areas of Wales would be chosen as locations for airfields in times of conflict and war. The nation's distance from Continental Europe made it relatively safe from...
A look back at Class 40 locomotives
A nostalgic look back at the days of steam in the London Midland Region.
A meticulously researched account of the defence of Malta and its role, importance and contribution to the Allied effort during WW2.
The story of Wylam village in Northumberland is a story about the origin of railways. The birthplace of George Stephenson, it was the centre for the first revolutionary pioneering work on railway...