Thomas The Tank Engine Annual 1979

World Distributors, SBN 7235-0482-2

Written by the Rev. W. Awdry. Illustrated by Edgar Hodges (uncredited)

INTRO FROM AUTHOR
FEATURE on the Rev. Awdry's Own Model Railway.
REAL RAILWAY FEATURE: City of Truro
REAL RAILWAY FEATURE: Keighly and Worth Valley Railway
REAL RAILWAY FEATURE: Isle of Man Railway
REAL RAILWAY FEATURE: The Engine Which Disappeared, the Barrow and Furness incident that Awdry based "Down the Mine" on, where an engine was never found again following a similar incident!
REAL RAILWAY FEATURE: North York Moors Railway
REAL RAILWAY FEATURE: Shunting Engines
MEET JAMES - Life and times of James, recalling RS stories about him
THOMAS' BRANCH LINE - map and feature on Thomas' Branch.
MEET THOMAS - Furthering the previous from 1979 including the Tank Engine Thomas incidents and Ghost Train.
REAL RAILWAY FEATURE: Ravenglass and Eskdale again!
REAL RAILWAY FEATURE: Flying Scotsman, Sir Nigel Gresley and Cumbrian Coast Express
MEET DUCK - Recalling the Duck and Diesel Trilogy
REAL RAILWAY FEATURE: The Bluebell Railway
MEET GORDON - His trip to London and meeting Flying Scotsman again!
MEET PERCY - Duck Takes Charge; Percy's Promise.
THOMAS' ALPHABET - naming the engines who begin with ABC...etc
QUIZZES:
   A Picture Puzzle
   Find a Famous Engine
   Number the Engines
   Know Your Signals
   Do You Know Your Engines?
   Express Crossword
   The Name's The Same
   Who's Who?
   The Tricky Track Board Game!