Through Limestone Hills: The Peak Line - Ambergate to Chinley
The Midland Railway route to Manchester. via Rowsley and Peak Forest, is now only a memory and while the line has often been featured in pictorial works, much has gone unsaid. In this book the author has set out to explore the historical background to the route and then to look at the line in its environment, its architecture and its train services. The photographic content is augmented by track plans and architectural drawings which it is hoped will appeal to historians and modellers alike. Author Bill Hudson's book is written in the form of a journey on a slow train from Ambergate to Chinley, about 1930, stopping at each station to look at its history, development, passenger and freight services.
Hardback with dust jacket, 224 pages, black & white photographs, track plans, drawings, maps. End papers contain gradient profiles.
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