Cover of: Footplate | Gordon Troup


the Victorian engineman"s New Zealand
  • 239 Pages
  • 3.83 MB
  • English
Reed , Wellington
Railroads -- New Zealand -- History., Locomotive engineers -- New Zealand -- Biogr


New Ze

Statementby Gordon Troup.
LC ClassificationsTF122.5 .T76
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 239 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4486115M
ISBN 100589010964
LC Control Number79315107

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Humorous and moving, the collection tells the tale of a group of railwaymen during the latter days of the memorable age of steam/5(53). From the Footplate: Cambrian Coast Express (From the Footplate) Paperback – Ap by Stephen Austin (Author) › Visit Amazon's Stephen Austin Page.

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I found the book most interesting and informative, very easy to read, with railway knowledge that makes the stories all believable, which Footplate book books on railway life fail to achieve. Comprising 20 chapters of life on the Footplate book during WW2 wartime Britain, many humorous, some more serious, but all entertaining/5(59).

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Welcome to 'Footplate Cameraman', a site solely dedicated to the memory of my Dad, Jim Carter - or 'Jim the Steam' as he was also known in some quarters. Both my immediate family and dad's close friends have inspired me to set up this website in order to share his superb photographs with you.

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It is usually the full width of the locomotive and extends from the front of the cab to the rear of cab or coal bunker just above the buffer boiler, the cab, and other superstructure elements are in turn mounted on the footplate.

Synopsis. The memories and anecdotes of a year service career railwayman, providing an honest and amusing insight into railway life. The author is one of the few people who can legitimately claim to have a career starting from humble beginnings on the footplate right through to executive director and board member at one of the most successful of all train operating companies.

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It describes and illustrates steam locomotive operation and how to drive. A welcome reissue of a classic ‘from the footplate’ account of working the Somerset & Dorset line.

The complete original text is complimented by a new set of photographs. In the s the Oxford Publishing Company produced an amalgam of two books written by former Branksome fireman Peter Smith entitled Mendips Engineman and Footplate over.

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Amazon Price New from Used from 5/5(3). Footplate October 1, Author of countless railway books, the former Somerset and Dorset line Branksome Engineman perfectly at home doing a turn on the footplate of 'Camelot' at Minehead - Peter Smith.

Photograph courtesy of Julian Heinemann. Buy The Somerset & Dorset from The Footplate Reprint First Thus by Smith, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(13).

footplate definition: 1. the part of a steam railway engine on which the driver stands 2. the part of a steam railroad. Learn more. footplate: [ foot´plāt ] the flat portion of the stapes, which is set into the oval window on the medial wall of the middle ear. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Ill.

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An information pack with full details will be posted to you upon booking. We are offering this truly awesome experience. Share - Across the Footplate Years by John Drayton (, Book, Illustrated) Across the Footplate Years by John Drayton (, Book, Illustrated) Be the first to write a review.

Define footplate. footplate synonyms, footplate pronunciation, footplate translation, English dictionary definition of footplate. n chiefly a.

a platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the crew stand to operate the controls b.: a footplate worker. Noun 1. footplate - the platform. From the Footplate.

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Important information to know before you book.Footplate definition, a plate running beneath and supporting a row of studs; mudsill.

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