The Transport Treasury archive for high-
| Logie Shannoch | Drumrossie | Insch | Aberdeenshire | AB52 6LJ | Tel 01464 820717| Mobile 07867 645410 |
Eric Sawford Collection
In the early 1950s I bought my first camera, having an interest in railways, particularly steam locomotives. I decided to record on film as many of the classes and variations still on British Railways as I could. Nationalisation soon resulted in pre-
Over the years I travelled extensively, fortunately the Southern, Western, London Midland and Scottish regions would issue shed permits but not the Eastern and North Eastern. I held lineside permits for considerable stretches of the Eastern and London Midland which were to prove extremely useful.
I would often travel to a particular area with the hope of catching and photographing a particular locomotive or class. On many occasions only to find them at the bck of a gloomy dark shed where it was impossible to get a good picture. There were of course times when I got a pleasant and unexpected surprise making the trip very worthwhile.
It was during the fifties that I also became interested in industrial steam, especially those on narrow-
When steam was withdrawn I had very little interest in diesel power.
Eric Sawford November 2010
To view the lists available simply click on the links below, or download the complete list from the collections page.