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Severn & Wye Railway, Volume 1 Forest of Dean (Hardback)
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Severn & Wye Railway, Volume 1 Forest of Dean (Hardback)

Regular price £17.00

This is the first part of a multi-volume series covering the history of the Severn and Wye from early tramroad days up until 1947. The photographic coverage extends into the 1960s but does not cover the later (diesel) years. The line from Lydney Junction to Parkend is explored in great detail and the book concludes with a useful selection of scale architectural drawings. Throughout there are numerous scale and signalling track diagrams and maps which explain the complicated developments of both main line and industrial railways. Industries and collieries along the route are well featured, including Norchard Colliery where the current day preservationists have established their base.

Hardback with dust jacket, 158 pages, black & white photographs, maps, drawings

ISBN: 9780906867174

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