Reference books
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David Baxter. British Locomotive Catalogue, 1825-1923
Chrimes Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers
Dow's Dictionary of Railway Quotations
Concise [Illustrated] encyclopedia of world railway locomotives; edited by P. Ransome-Wallis. 

Marshall's Biographical Dictionary of Railway Engineers
Oxford Companion to British Railway History
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Missing persons: Galton
and more missing persons including Ahrons

Dawn Smith's Biographical dictionary

In addition there are several major works which will be gathered here with time, but the RCTS series are listed on the RCTS webpage.
Ahrons, E.L. . The British Steam Railway Locomotive 1825-1925. London: Locomotive Publishing Co., 1927. 391 pp. 473 illus. 19 tables.
Locomotive and train working in the latter part of the nineteenth century; edited by L.L. Asher. Cambridge: Heffer, 1951-4. 6 vols.