The Guinness Railway Book by John Marshall hits the £1 shelf in my shop.
Guinness, 1989, Paperback.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Maps; Tables; First in this, paperback, edition. Successor to The Guinness book of rail facts and feats, published in three editions in 1971, 1975 and 1979. From the cover: Designed for easy reference, and with a comprehensive index, this is the 6th edition of a record of the achievements, facts and feats arising from the history of the worlds railway systems and the people who created them. Its topics include first railways around the world; earliest and most outstanding railway engineers; tunnels, bridges, gauges, gradients and curves; steam, diesel and electric locomotives; accidents, signalling and railway safety through the years; modern high-speed traction and new railways; the proliferation of urban and rapid-transport systems; the Channel Tunnel and the European challenge; new forms of motive power, from linear induction to magnetic levitation; and railways in the environment and the arts.
Very Good. Light reading creases to the spine. Leans slightly.
200 pages. Index. 10″ x 7½”.
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