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Monday, 18 May 2020

Colin Mountford

Dr Michael Bailey, President of the Stephenson Locomotive Society, presenting the first SLS Literary Award to Colin Mountford for his book Rope & Chain Haulage in 2016
A Google search for Colin E Mountford reveals some of his books
A page from The Bowes Railway 2nd edition published in 1976 to commemorate the visit of the Queen Mother (nee Bowes-Lyon) to the Springwell base of the Bowes Railway on its 150th anniversary & start of the preservation scheme, of which Colin was an early advocate & volunteer.

Colin's MA e-thesis The history of John Bowes & Partners up to 1914 written in 1967 is available from Durham University.

More information has been published about Colin Mountford on the Bowes Railway blog.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Regret to say that Colin has unfortunately has now passed away and it is hoped to have a memorial service when times return to normal

Alan Thompson