Written by a well-respected author of Great Western Locomotive history.
A retired professional photographer and photography teacher, Laurence Waters has written or contributed as co-author to numerous books on local history subjects. He has an Oxford University Diploma in English Local History. His main interest however is the Great Western Railway and over the years he has written a number of books on the subject. Laurence is currently the honorary photo archivist of the Great Western Trust at the Didcot Railway Centre.