The Origins of the Scottish Railway System 1722-1844
By comparison with their English counterparts, Scottish nineteenth-century railways have suffered from a degree of neglect by economic historians. This acclaimed study fills the gaps for the earliest period of Scottish railway history. It covers the years from the first waggonway developments in the eighteenth century to the advent of the railway mania of the 1840s and concentrates on the planning and formation of the various railways. the problems and achievements associated with their construction, and the financial record of the companies up to 1844.
Softback, 420 pages
Condition: Good ex library with title pages missing
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