The GWR Bristol to Bath Line :: Colin G. (Gordon) Maggs soon to be presented for sale on the lustrous BookLovers of Bath web site!
Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2012, Paperback.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Maps ; Tables; Appendix;
From the cover: It was a railway just waiting to be made. The capital, London, was in the east; Bristol, second city in the land, no miles to the west or a sea journey of 672. miles. By the late 1820s, technology had improved to a state where the very latest form of transport, a steam railway, could make a far superior link than travel by canal, sea or road.
This in-depth study of the Bristol to Bath line by the master of West Country railway history, Colin G.…
223 pages. Index. 9¾” x 6¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my Transport Rail catalogue?