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The Story of The Settle-Carlisle Line

£8.99

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In the nineteenth century a network of railways was built across the face of Britain, and in those days of fruitful enterprise there was fierce competition among the railway companies, not only for traffic, but also for territories. It was left to the Midland Railway Company to find a way over the wind-swept Pennines and this story of the line from Settle to Carlisle, finely illustrated by many photographs, tells not only of the line's promotion, construction and operation, but also manages to give a homely glimpse of the railwayman at his day-to-day task.

This is the Second Edition of the book published in Autumn of 1965 since the first edition published in 1948 sold out and many people sought a copy in vain.

The book is in very good condition. There are some marks on the back of the dustjacket and it is perhaps a little faded and slightly creased at the top and bottom of the spine but otherwise the book itself does not really look as if it has been used.

Item details

Author(s):
Frederick W Houghton and W Hubert Foster
Condition:
Used: very good
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
The Advertiser Press Ltd
Title:
The Story of The Settle-Carlisle Line

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In the nineteenth century a network of railways was built across the face of Britain, and in those days of fruitful enterprise there was fierce competition among the railway companies, not only for traffic, but also for territories. It was left to the Midland Railway Company to find a way over the wind-swept Pennines and this story of the line from Settle to Carlisle, finely illustrated by many photographs, tells not only of the line's promotion, construction and operation, but also manages to give a homely glimpse of the railwayman at his day-to-day task.

This is the Second Edition of the book published in Autumn of 1965 since the first edition published in 1948 sold out and many people sought a copy in vain.

The book is in very good condition. There are some marks on the back of the dustjacket and it is perhaps a little faded and slightly creased at the top and bottom of the spine but otherwise the book itself does not really look as if it has been used.

Author(s):
Frederick W Houghton and W Hubert Foster
Condition:
Used: very good
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
The Advertiser Press Ltd
Title:
The Story of The Settle-Carlisle Line

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