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Life on the Somerset & Dorset Railway
Millstream Books

Life on the Somerset & Dorset Railway

Regular price £25.00

Not another book on the Somerset & Dorset, surely? Yes, indeed, and an unashamed photographic record of England's favourite branch line at that. What makes this book special, though, is that as a result of Alan Hammond's previous three books of memories of the line he has gathered together a remarkable collection of photographs of hundreds of people who once worked on the S&D. Stations, signalboxes and locomotives all feature, inevitably, but the bulk of the photographs concentrates on people - people working, relaxing, posing, celebrating.

The illustrations are spiced with seven short memories from various people involved with the line in different ways - a driver, two firemen, a guard, a signalman, a porter and a passenger.

The foreword has been written by Bill Pertwee, Patron of the Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust.

Hardback with dust jacket Softback, pages, black & white and colour photographs

ISBN: 9780948975554

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