The Long Haul: The Life and Times of the Railway Horse :: Bryan Holden

The Long Haul: The Life and Times of the Railway Horse :: Bryan Holden soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: J. A. Allen, 1985, Hardback.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Frontispiece;

From the cover: The era of the steam locomotive in Britain is well-documented. Less is known about the railway work-horse, without which it could not have functioned.

Bryan Holdens The Long Haul is the story of this noble animal which played a vital part in the transport of goods the economic life-blood of the railways. It was the horse which connected railway goods yard and customer, and was also used extensively in collieries, military transport, quarries, mills, sidings, docks and tramways.
Very Good.

Pictorial boards. 173 pages. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I persuade you to have a look at more books within my Transport Rail catalogue?


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