Eastleigh: a Railway Town
A town situated in the midst of a rural valley and not far from the gently sloping Hampshire downlands is perhaps one of the last places where heavy industry might be expected to be found. Yet for nearly 100 years Eastleigh has been a centre for railway building and repair, and during this period the railway has remained one of the town's major employers. Here for the first time is a broad look at Eastleigh's pictorial past, the railway and the town, and how the two grew and intermingled. It is a book intended to appeal not only to the railway enthusiast but to the people of Eastleigh and its surroundings who, through over 100 carefully selected photographs, may relive old memories, or revisit the area as it was perhaps long before they themselves were resident. With so much of Eastleigh and its area having developed in consequence of the railway there will be few for whom this volume will not strike a chord.
Softback, 96 pages, over 100 black & white photographs
Condition: Very Good
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