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The Times Mapping the Railways free pdf Follow the development, decline and revival of Britain's railways through a unique collection of old and new maps, commentaries and photographs. The story is traced from early 'waggonways' through the steam era to today's diesel and electric railways. Railways appear in almost every type of topographical map available throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Detailed parliamentary plans were drawn up for many hundreds of proposed railway schemes (plenty of which never got past the drawing board). Once built, the Ordnance Survey then plotted the lines onto their map sheets and cartographers, such as John Barthomolew

About Julian Holland

Julian Holland Specialist railway author, photographer and enthusiast, whose recent titles include The Lost Joy of Railways, The Lost Lines of Britain, Steaming Across Britain and three volumes of Amazing

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Author : Julian Holland
Publisher : Times Books
Data Published : 29 September 2011
ISBN : 0007435991
EAN : 9780007435999
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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