The Railway History of Lincoln
2nd, revised edition
There were about eighty-four proposals for railways towards Lincoln. Ultimately. seven lines were con-structed directly to the city. Lincoln railway installations stretched for five miles. Motive power of tight of the earlier Companies came to the City. Lincoln has felt left out of the railway world because the main line to the North did not come through the city. It did not, but the reasons are not those on which local mythology has fed for over a century. Mr. Hudson placed his Midland terminus strategically for other Companies to join. Only the Wake-field, Lincoln & Boston Railway took separate action. The Great Northern took them over and developed Lincoln's main railway station. Secondary railway lines came, and on the flat - the resultant level crossings influencing locomotive power in two cases, and lessening the amount of load that could be hauled on the level route.
Hardback with dust jacket, 288 pages. Numerous maps and black & white illustrations
Condition: Very Good (dust jacket = Good - tear & some shelf wear at edges)
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