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Salute to Snow Hill: The Rise And Fall of Birmingham's Snow Hill Railway Station 1852-1977
Barbryn Press

Salute to Snow Hill: The Rise And Fall of Birmingham's Snow Hill Railway Station 1852-1977

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Here is the first account of Birmingham's Snow Hill Station to cover 125 years from inception to final closure and demolition. It is told with dedication by the station's lifelong admirer, Derek Harrison.

Derek takes the reader from Victorian beginnings in 1852, through various re-building projects, and describes the station's activities in peace and war with compassion, mingled with sadness that it had to go.

The text is amply supported by photographs and drawings, many of rare vintage. The work is edited by Harold Parsons, editor of 'The Blackcountryman' magazine, and a final chapter, 'Personal Recollections' is contributed by Bryan Holden, presenter of the Radio Birmingham 'Steam Scene' programme.

'Salute to Snow Hill' stirs again that pride with which the G.W.R. regarded one of its foremost provincial stations.

Softback, 120 pages, black & white photographs

Condition: Good/Very Good with some wear to cover

ISBN: 9780906160008

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