The Railway Data Book :: J. N. (John Norton) Westwood soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!
Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1983, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Diagrams; Maps; Tables; Exploded drawings;
From the cover: The first steam railway locomotive was built in 1804. A fishplate is a metal plate bolted to each side of a rail at a joint. George Hudson was the most celebrated, and notorious, of the British railway kings. Just three facts from this information-packed reference book a source of basic information for the railway enthusiast. Virtually a concentration of facts, histories and concepts, The Railway Data Book will considerably shorten and ease the initiation period fo…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 224 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Transport Rail catalogue?