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Railways & General Transport Books > Age of Steam Series - 6 Books

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Bristol & Bath Railways The Age of Steam

Bristol & Bath Railways The Age of Steam

Colin Maggs

The steam locomotive, with its hiss and smoke, has left a legacy that still fascinates all generations.

Book Price: £9.95
Cheshire Railways The Age of Steam

Cheshire Railways The Age of Steam

Robin Jones

A nostalgic look back to the early days of steam railways - the lines, the stations, the navvies who built them, the passengers, the freight and today's preservation societies.

Book Price: £9.95
Hampshire Railways The History of Steam

Hampshire Railways The History of Steam

Colin Maggs

At the beginning of the railway age, Hampshire lines were based on three simple main routes. Railway enthusiast Colin Maggs explains how, from these three lines, branches were developed to reach throughout the country. His thoroughly researched and lively book recalls the railways in their heyday and includes many anecdotes and a wealth of old photographs.

Book Price: £12.95
Kent Railways The Age of Steam

Kent Railways The Age of Steam

David Staines

The golden age of steam trains conjures up the image of smoke billowing engines and liveried carriages pushing noisily across open countryside to exciting destinations. David Staines describes this nostalgic era and tells the reader about the people, lines, stations, passengers and freight that made up the story of Kent's early railways.

Book Price: £9.99
Lancashire Railways The History of Steam

Lancashire Railways The History of Steam

Mark Jones

In this well-researched and highly readable book, local author Mark Jones offers a feast of nostalgia as he tells the story of Lancashire's railways in their heyday.

Book Price: £9.95
Nottinghamshire Railways The Age of Steam

Nottinghamshire Railways The Age of Steam

Steve Huson

The birth of steam trains in Nottinghamshire was in 1832 when local mine owners saw the opportunity to move coal all over the country faster and easier. The Midland Railway company was formed and the building of lines and stations began. Steve Huson tells the story of Nottinghamshire's railways using photographs and plenty of anecdotes.

Book Price: £9.99
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