The GWR Bristol to Taunton Line :: Colin G. (Gordon) Maggs

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 [1]; 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?

Always buying books in the Bath & Bristol area…

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