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May 30, 2016
Question: What is your favourite Railway Series book and why?
Steaming to Legacy is a unique retrospective documentary that tells the story of the Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry, and his beloved children’s book series about the Fat Controller’s really useful engines, which eventually become a phenomenal franchise for over seventy years.
Featuring the voice of Enterprisingengine93, along with archival footage, pictures and interview audios from behind the scenes.
The story continues after the first two Railway Series books, it spawned huge merchandising for the readers and fans everywhere. Meanwhile Wilbert Awdry entered his early retirement after writing Tramway Engines and the Surprise Packet, which were both published in 1,972.
Eleven years later in 1,983, since his father’s ideas for the twenty-seventh book volume had run dry, Christopher stepped in to become an ambitious author of both the Railway Series and tie-in Thomas books.
In addition, this legendary piece of history features the origins of the popular television series that premiered on October 9th, 1,984.