Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 230P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 13th June 2017

SRA Postal Auction: General Books 3

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Lot 99 Collection of locomotive and train PERFORMANCE LOGS recorded by Brian P. Stead covering the period from the early 1950s to the late 1980s. Includes examples of every major steam and diesel class of the period plus experimental locos and electric traction. Meticulously recorded in 46 handwritten note books. A unique opportunity to acquire such a record. £50.00

Lot 100 TRAVELLING POST OFFICE route book for the Highland TPO Down issued to help mail bag apparatus staff to become familiar with the route. 9pp dated October 1946. £10.00

Lot 101 TRAVELLING POST OFFICE route book for the Great Western TPO issued to help mail bag apparatus staff to become familiar with the route. 13pp dated October 1945. £10.00

Lot 102 BINDER containing vol.2 issues 7 - 10 of RCTS published typecript "Railway News" dated 1928 - 29. Plus vol.2 issues 14, 17, 19 - 22 of The Railway Observer. Some wear and annotations. £10.00

Lot 103 BR(M) internal publication "Birmingham New Street Signal Box - notes for the guidance of area controllers, signalmen, etc". Foolscap sized, card covers, 18 typescript pages plus fold out diagrams. Circa early 1960s. £10.00

Lot 104 BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION "BEECHING REPORT" "The Reshaping of British Railways". Two part report, part 1 148pp report and part 2 containing maps. Published 1963. £10.00

Lot 105 BRB appendix to the report on the withdrawal of passenger services between Bere Alston and Okehampton. 20+ foolscap sized type script pages, dated 1964. One page detached. £10.00

Lot 106 BR(NE) signalling notice No.15A re introduction of colour light signalling between Tweedmouth South and Crag Mill signalboxes. 5pp plus fold out diagram. Dated April 1960. £5.00

Lot 107 BR(W) CM&EE Department Paddington typescript document "Allocation of Diesel Locomotives & Multiple Units". Card covers, 71 typescript pages, dated October 1975. Covers slightly faded. £10.00

Lot 108 Three BR "Engine Record Cards" for locos 90216, 65166, 42894. Each shows loco information and details of works visits. Plus Locomotive Casualty Reports for incidents to locos 43928, 45641, 46112, 46103. (7) £10.00

Lot 109 Three BR "Engine Record Cards" for locos 45526 Morecambe and Heysham, 43464 and 47606. Each shows loco information and details of works visits. (3) £10.00

Lot 110 BR(M) "Locomotive Stock Book". Foolscap sized, card covers containing 160+ typescript pages detailing loco allocations with amendments to show transfers. Dated April 1960. Very well used condition. £10.00

Lot 111 BR(E) typescript report "Proposed Withdrawal of Passenger Services Grantham - Lincoln Central and from intermediate stations between Lincoln Central and Barnetby (except Market Rasen)". 20+ pages, dated August 1964. Plus similar for Peterborough - Grimsby, Firsby - Skegness, Willoughby - Mablethorpe dated May 1964. (2) £10.00

Lot 112 File of mostly BTC and Railway Executive papers re proposed loco and rolling stock liveries. Approx 20 typescript pages dated 1946 - 1956. £10.00

Lot 113 BR(E) file of papers and plans re the recovery of redundant trackwork etc at various east Lincolnshire locations. Dated mid 1960s. £10.00

Lot 114 BR SIGNALBOX TRAIN REGISTER from Pepper Hill signalbox. Duly completed for the period between August and September 1971. £10.00

Lot 115 BR(W) headed letter from the CM&EE, Swindon explaining the colours of ex GWR brass and cast iron cabside plates. Dated 1961. £5.00

Lot 116 Eight LMS, BR and St.John Ambulance Association certificates for passing various classes in clerical work, signalling and first aid. Many ornate type, some on card. Awarded to one person between 1923 and 1950. Condition varies. (8) £10.00

Lot 117 BR(M) document "Proposed future pattern of passenger train services on the ex Great Central line and closure of certain individual stations". Card covers, foolscap sized, 20+ typescript pages plus fold out map, dated February 1961. Rusty staples. £10.00

Lot 118 RAPHAEL TUCK & CO. booklet "Our Trains". Colour pictorial card covers and 16pp of full colour illustrations by Frank Mason. Circa 1930s. Cover creasing and wear. £10.00

Lot 119 POCKET SIZED booklet "Route Whistle Book - Scottish Region" compiled by FEMIC Scottish Group. Blue card covers, 102pp dated 1954. £10.00

Lot 120 6 BR(S) carriage window destination labels from the 1950s and 60s. Southampton Terminus, Romsey, Ilfracombe, Plymouth Friary, Birmingham Snow Hill, Salisbury. Green print, folded. (6) £10.00

Lot 121 END OF COLLECTION selection including LNER "The Coronation", SAR "Trans Karoo Express, GWR system map in envelope, LT map, various booklet and paperwork many re WC&PR and S&MR. (Qty) £10.00

Lot 122 SCOTRAIL published collection of six 16" x 12" B&W photo views of iconic locations in Scotland by Chris Close. Views include Kevingrove & Finnieston Crane, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Turnberry Lighthouse, Old Packhorse Bridge Carrbridge, Tay Rail Bridge, Forth Rail Bridge. (6) £10.00

Lot 123 CHEMIN DE FER DU CONGO souvenir book for the opening of the line from Matadi to Stanley Pool in 1898. Card covers containing 30+ pages of photo illustrations of the country. Covers poor, cord bindings broken causing detached pages. £10.00

Lot 124 BENGUELA RAILWAY published book "A Brief History of the Benguela Railway". Illustrated card covers, 68pp history of the project with fold out map, Dated 1928. £10.00

Lot 125 AFRICA. Agreements between the Crown Agents for the Colonies and the Central South African Railways 1904, the Crown Agents and Transvaal and Orange River Colony 1900, Marshonaland Railway Company and the Rhodesia Railways 1933. Plus six sheets of railway themed postage stamps from Tuvalu and Caribbean countries. £10.00

Lot 126 PORT OF LONDON booklet "The Port of London from Westminster to the Sea". Card covers, 16pp history and activities with map of features along the Thames. Circa 1930s. Vertical fold. Issued with compliments of the Atlantic Transport Line. £10.00

Lot 127 PORT OF MANCHESTER booklet "Official Sailing List and Shipping Guide". Paperback covers with illustration of ship on front, 104pp plus fold out map. Details the departures and arrivals for September 1912. £10.00

Lot 128 CUNARD STEAM SHIP COMPANY 8pp fold out coloured glossy leaflet "Ireland". Coloured cover showing market scene, opening to show information and times of shipping services. Circa 1930s. £10.00

Lot 129 Eight pages of cuttings showing illustrations from the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS featuring GWR related illustrations. Dated 1840s & 50s. £10.00

Lot 130 LLOYD'S published hardback book "Annals of Lloyd's Register". 251pp history, centenary edition published in 1934. £10.00

Lot 131 PARK LANE HOTEL published guide book "London's Parkland and the Park Lane Hotel". Coloured pictorial card covers showing aerial view of hotel and park, 76pp guide to the hotel and its history. Circa 1930s. VGC. £10.00

Lot 132 KNIGHT, FRANK & RUTLEY catalogue for the sale of residential, agricultural and village properties of the Fawley Estate near Woodford Halse including Charwelton Hall. Foolscap sized, 60pp. Sale date 28th October 1932. Covers very worn, annotated and tape repaired. £10.00

Total number of Lots in General Books 3: 34.

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