Locomotive Enginemen of Tasmania – a photographic biography
by Nick Anchen
published by Sierra Publishing, Melbourne, 2016
Locomotive Enginemen of Tasmania is a tribute to the men at the coal face of Tasmania’s railways, whose fascinating stories paint a vivid picture of days long gone, from a time when the ‘iron roads’ were crucial to the fortunes of the state.
The book features stories from none Tasmanian enginemen who worked all manner of trains throughout the state. The time is set from the 1940s to the 1980s.
- Hobart suburban trains
- Coal trains to and from Fingal
- the Tasman Limited
- Garratts on the Emu Bay Railway
- Mount Lyell Railway including the Rack
The book is of 184 pages and is casebound in illustrated glossy boards.(see photo). The size of the book is 260 mm (W) x 210 mm (H) and 20 mm thick.