The Somerset & Dorset at Midford :: Mike Arlett

The Somerset & Dorset at Midford :: Mike Arlett soon to be presented for sale on the sparkling BookLovers of Bath web site!

Bath: Millstream Books, 1986, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Diagrams; Maps; Frontispiece;

From the cover: Midford encapsulates, as well as any other part of the line, that peculiar character of the Somerset and Dorset Railway which has caught the imagination of so many people over the years, now perhaps even more than ever, twenty years after the closure of the line. Its idyllic rural setting, dominated by the viaduct, the station itself cut out of the steep hillside, the variety of locomotives which worked the line, the particular difficulties of its single-line working and attendant signalling arrangements all contributed to this character.

This book provides a detailed account of Midfords role in the S&Ds history, from the predecessor…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly age-toned at the margins. Text complete, clean and tight.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 112 pages. 11″ x 8½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I enchant you with top-drawer choices of my Transport Rail catalogue?

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