The Book of the BLACK FIVES – LM Class 5 4-6-0s Part 1 45000-45074
Covers the 1934 batch from Vulcan Foundry and the 1935 engines from Crewe.
The Book of the BLACK FIVES – LM Class 5 4-6-0s Part 2 45075-45224
Similar to those built at Vulcan Foundry and Crewe, Part 3 covers the 1935 build at Vulcan Foundry and Armstrong Whitworth locomotives, of which the KWVR locomotive 45212 is one example. Price: £24.95
The Book of the BLACK FIVES – LM Class 5 4-6-0s Part 3 45225-45471
Deals primarily with what came to be the largest batch of ostensibly identical locomotives to run on the LMS. These ‘Mark 2’ Armstrong Whitworth locomotives may have started life all the same but there will be sufficient for the engine picker to work with, and the final twenty pre-war engines also covered in this volume introduce plenty of subtle differences. Price: £29.95
The Book of the BLACK FIVES – LM Class 5 4-6-0s Part 4 44800-44996, 45472-45499
Part 4 deals with the war-time and immediate post-war LMS batches