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Research undertaken during the project to overhaul 1054 resulted in the publication of 'Bashers Gadgets and Mourner - the life and times of the LNWR Coal Tanks'.  The book, published by the Bahamas Locomotive Society and written by Peter W Skellon, was awarded Joint Railway Book of the Year by the Railway & Canal Historical Society in 2012.


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The book also includes a free audio CD, which incorporates interviews with former enginemen who worked on these engines.

Illustrated with over 80 photographs and 23 line diagrams and artworks
Casebound with dust wrapper, 256 pages, 216 x 272mm
ISBN 978-0-9569292-0-4
Available by post from BLS, 22 Windsor Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 5JR at £25 including p&p.