The Elan Valley Railway: The Railway of the Birmingham Corporation Waterworks (2019 edition)
When the famous Elan Valley reservoirs were built the railway helped to transform this beautiful part of Wales to the sight known and loved by so many holidaymakers and day trippers today. The story of how the dams were built and why, is beautifully told here. There is a fascinating insight into the men who built the dams and the village that was constructed for the navvy community. For all those interested in this part of mid-Wales, railways and social history this book makes compelling reading.
Softback, 232 pages, black & white photographs
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