British Railways Past and Present, No. 44: Dorset A Second Selection
'British Railways Past and Present' is a nationwide series of books featuring photographs of railway locations taken several decades ago and comparing them with the same scene today. Such is the current pace of change on our railway system that even a few years can reduce a busy and vibrant railway scene to a wasteland or housing estate - or conversely can bring electrification and up-to-the-minute technology to an outdated, run-down route. The contrasts are often dramatic, while sometimes hardly anything has altered in 30 or 40 years. Whatever the change, the comparison of 'past' and 'present' will intrigue not only the railway enthusiast and historian, but also anyone interested in our recent history.
In this second volume covering Dorset are over 230 photographs featuring
- Weymouth to Yeovil
- Upwey to Abbotsbury
- Maiden Newton to Bridport and West Bay
- Weymouth Tramway
- Weymouth to Christchurch
- Yeovil Junction to Gillingham
- Swanage line
- Lines from Broadstone Junction
Softback, 128 pages, over 230 black & white photographs
Condition: Very Good
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