The GWR Bristol to Taunton Line :: Colin G. (Gordon) Maggs soon to be presented for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!
Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2013, Paperback.
Signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page without provenance. Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Maps ; Appendix;
From the cover: Sorely neglected by railway authors, the line between Bristol and Taunton was part of the Bristol & Exeter Railway. A fascinating line, it was built to serve a moribund coalfield and a grand harbour scheme which proved a dismal failure.
The line had many interesting features: two short dock branches, one of which had a telescopic bridge; several industrial concerns with their own locomotives; vital wartime factories; the busy holiday and…
Very Good. A little rubbing to the top corner of the upper wrapper.
191 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9¾” x 6¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Transport Rail catalogue?