Section 009: ABC Locoshed Directories 1947-84.
The Locoshed Directories weren't published by Ian Allan until the early 60's, but the early books have to be included in order to get the full picture; for a start, when IA took over, their first Directory was the 10th edition, so the series merely carried on from before. The first edition was produced in a variety of colours, each of these were published by BOTH R S Grimsley AND Aidan L F Fuller (separate books, although the content was the same). A number of early directories (2nd to 6th editions) were merely printed update sheets to be added to whatever the latest book was, so the 2nd to 6th editions were just revised details. If you see what I mean... In 1972, 1973, and 1984, the Locoshed Directory was incorporated into the Locoshed Book, and these three have been included in both relevant sections.Read More