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The Iron Sherpa, volume 1
Rail Romances

The Iron Sherpa, volume 1

Regular price £50.00

Terry Martin, the author of 'Halfway to Heaven: Darjeeling and its Remarkable Railway', once again takes a look at the history of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. This book also explores the social life and customs of the people of Darjeeling.

The Iron Sherpa" embraces a more in-depth study of the DHR, with a large proportion of entirely new information, illustrations, drawings and detailed maps. Of particular importance is the additional research and fieldwork done on the two other long-defunct branches of the DHR, the Kishenganj and the Teesta Valley Extension lines; the latter being equally as impressive as the DHR mainline in terms of the terrain through which it ran and the magnitude of the engineering involved.

Hardback with dust jacket, 368 pages

ISBN: 9781900622103

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