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Our ever-popular calendar is still available for 2019, priced again at £5 (plus £1.50 p&p, UK only) and comprises 13 excellent monochrome images from the cameras of the late Eric Oldham and Martin Welch.

Ring-backed with a month to a view and space for notes, the Calendar, sized 8¼” x 11½ [21 cm x 29.5 cm] can be obtained from our museum shop at the ENGINE SHED, adjacent to the KWVR’s Ingrow West Station or by post from: Bahamas Locomotive Society,

2 Meadowcroft Mews, Castleford, WF10 4SU.  Payment with order please, with cheques made out to Bahamas Loco Trading Ltd.

Or use the PayPal facility to order on line (UK only), as below.

BLS calendar 2019

INGROW – a history of its industry and transport

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This book provides a history of the some of the industry and transport of Ingrow.  It has been prepared to support the exhibition in the Learning Coach, part of which includes a brief overview of the growth of the village.  The book takes the subject a step further and by so doing highlights the continual interaction of industry and transport, a theme replicated throughout much of the country.

At 40 pages, and priced at £6.99, the book is available from our museum shop at Ingrow,  by post direct from 22 Windsor Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 5JR (please include £2 for p&p and make cheques payable to Bahamas Loco Trading), or by PayPal by using the button below.


All proceeds from the sale of the book go directly towards Society funds.


Bashers, Gadgets and Mourners – the life and times of the LNWR Coal Tanks.

The book was published as part of the project to overhaul the LNWR Coal Tank No.1054 by members of the Bahamas Locomotive Society, with the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The book has been written by Peter W Skellon and published by the Bahamas Locomotive Society.

Illustrated with over 80 photographs and 23 line diagrams and artworks.

It was the joint ‘Railway Book of the Year’ 2012, as awarded by the Railway & Canal Historical Society.

Casebound with dust wrapper, 256 pages, 216 x 272mm ISBN 978-0-9569292-0-4

Copies are available from our museum shop at Ingrow Loco, or by post. Please send your name and address, together with a cheque (payable to Bahamas Loco Trading Ltd) for £25 (UK postage only) to:  BLS, 22 Windsor Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 5JR.
Please allow 7 days for delivery – or use our ‘add to cart’ facility below.

Further details of the book are available on the leaflet available to download HERE.


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LNWR ‘Coal Tank’ 1054 – Unsung Hero

This DVD has been exclusively produced for us by On Track Productions.  As well as containing unique footage of the loco in action, at various times from the 1980’s until 2013, it includes an additional free DVD which includes interviews with some people involved with the loco over many years, plus unique footplate views.  To give a flavour of the content you can view a clip here:

Priced at just £17.50  (including p&p UK only) for two hours of high quality material it really is a ‘must have’ buy!

Coal Tank DVD


‘BASHERS BUNDLE’ SPECIAL OFFER now available – for limited period only.

SAVE £12.50!

Buy the book and DVD for a combined price of only £30 including postage.


 The Photographic Artistry of Rail Cameramen

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This 128-page hard backed book  (27cm x 21cm) features a wide range of photographs taken by members of the Rail Camera Club who have been familiar figures by the lineside for many years. Depicting many varied style of pictures in colour and monochrome, the book also includes reproductions of some of the earliest railway photographs from the archive of the National Railway Museum together with a history of railway photography in the UK.

Work from 36 photographers is reproduced including work by W J V Anderson, Gavin Morrison, Eric Treacy, John Whiteley etc. and BLS Members John Cooper-Smith, Brian Dobbs, John Hillier and Ross Middleton.

Priced at £30 (including postage) this includes a £5 contribution to the Railway Children Charity.

Published by Silver Link Publishing Ltd.  ISBN 978 1 85794 521 8

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