1940 Year Book


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The Locomotive & Carriage Institution 1940 Year Book:

The 1940 Year Book of the Institution is a surprisingly lavish publication considering that the Second World War had just started.

In this section extracts of the book  have been reproduced including:

Presidential Address 1940 Calendar Metropiltian-Cammel President's Message

The 1940 Presidential Address by W.S. Graff-Baker, Chief Mechanical Engineer (Railways) L.P.T.B.

Extracts from the 1940 L & C Inst. Calendar showing a new Beyer-Garratt Locomotive and 1938 Tube Stock Car

Advertisement for Metropolitan-Cammel Carriage & Wagon Ltd.

Messages from the Presidents and Vice Presidents in 1940.

There were five classes of membership in 1940 (Members, Associate Members, Students, Fellows and Associate Fellows).  

Annual subscription for a member was 7 Shillings and 6 Pence.  The split between Members and Associate Members was between Supervisors over 25 years old (Members) and Enginenmen, Firemen, Fitters or craftsman 21 years and over (Associate Members).