The SLS Journal & the Members Only extras page updated to latest edition (as below)
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This page has the contents of the current edition, plus the last previous edition, together with a list of the articles and files currently included in the Member's Only section within Yahoo Groups. Several of these extra features supplement the material in the Journal hence an index to them being here. (More about the Members Only group is outlined here). Link to Journal contents archive
Current Journal cover picture details
Front Cover: Rebuilt Battle of Britain No 34053 ‘Sir Keith Park’ was back in action at the Swanage Railway on 10th October after almost 3 months out for repairs. Image: Ken Livermore Hon Sec. NBL Preservation Group.
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Link to larger version of current cover picture shown above
NB All photos on this site are in copyright (Originator/SLS) except where explicitly stated otherwise.
About the Journal
Published bi-monthly an illustrated Journal, circulated to members, with authoritative articles on locomotives and the railway scene, past and present, home and overseas. A valuable resource for all who take the study of railways and locomotion seriously. The SLS Journal has achieved a high reputation with libraries and other professional bodies. To email the Journal Editor
Long term archiving of your Journal - Link to Journal contents archive
For members wishing to get their Journals bound for long term archival an option is to try D J Bookbinders of Dorset. They are a specialist transport magazine bookbinder established for over 30 years. The cost of binding a standard volume of the SLS Journal is £19.00 (6 issues + index. They have a wide range of colours available and would be happy to discuss any individual requirements as regards extra lettering etc. Personal callers are always welcome, but if you are unable to visit, they offer a postal service. Full details are on their website: www.djbookbinders.co.uk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 01929 481419 Address: Lifton, Valley Road, Harmans Cross, Swanage, Dorset. BH19 3DX (Section added 2 June 2010 and price current as at that date)
Thess file have been withdrawn pending clarification of copyright issues regarding the reuse of some of the images for this secondary purpose. (section updated 30 May 2017).
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Information for members re-delays, replacement Journals etc
Replacement and/or damaged copies of the Journal & Newsletter are now dealt with by the Membership Secretary and not the Librarian. The Membership Secretary’s address is printed inside the front cover of the Journal. Will members also note that the date shown for publication of each issue is the date that the Journal leaves the printers and not delivery date to members. Therefore please allow 14 days from the publication date before enquiring about non-receipt.
Fortunately difficulties of this nature are infrequent at present and our printers are always very keen to adhere to the agreed schedules. - Editor.
1) Please DO NOT USE the phone number of our late General Secretary. accidentally left in Journal 912 July/August (NB the name/postal address were correctly updated) General Secretary = Ted Buckley
2) Apologies that the contents update to this section for J913 was temporarilly suspended due to the vacancies in the Society Admin Team/other workload, this also led to delays in other updates across the site. As members will have noted from articles released within the November/December Newsletter, as these vacancies are currently ongoing this situation is likely to recur. (Added 14 November 2018).
Journal 914A November/December edition
205 - A railway in transition - From NSR to LMS (Part 2)
218 - Three Cabinet Cards
220 - A visit to Cattal station, Yorkshire.
223 - Contrasts at Stafford
226 - ODIN
230 - What, Where, When? (No. 198 & answer to 197) & SPC Update
232 - Editor’s Postbag
236 - Book Reviews
IRC - Society Who is who?
Cover: Rebuilt Battle of Britain No 34053 ‘Sir Keith Park’ was back in action at the Swanage Railway on 10th October after almost 3 months out for repairs. Image: Ken Livermore Hon Sec. NBL Preservation Group.
The associated Newsletter also included Obituaries.
Journal 914 (913) September/October edition (Journal 913 - Number 913 was not issued)
166 - Mallard’s Power Output
171 - A railway in transition - from NSR to LMS (Part 1)
177 - Fifty years on – looking back to the last night of ‘normal’ BR steam 3rd August 1968
179 - A further selection of end of mainline steam image
182 - Ordsall Chord, Manchester
183 - What, Where, When? (No. 197 & answers to 166 & 196)
185 - SPC Updates
186 - Editor’s Postbag
188 - Book Reviews
203 - Tail lamp
IRC - Who is Who? (Officers’ contact details - now inside rear cover)
Earlier editions index - Listings are available on-line back to July/August 2000.
Additional content available to SLS members only as supplemental to the Journal (See Members Only Yahoo Group)
Extra material supplementing several articles published in the Journal has been added to the members only section in the Yahoo Groups. This material includes -
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