publication . Book . 2013

The Definitive Guide to the Rise and Fall of British Steam [An Illustrated History of British Steam Locomotion]

Little, Jonathan D.; Welch, Claire;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2013
  • Publisher: Igloo Books
  • Country: United Kingdom
BRITISH STEAM is a copiously illustrated guide, which explores the rise of the steam locomotive, the engine which dominated British railways, and changed the way that people travelled during the nineteenth century.\ud \ud Steam railways were once the most efficient way to travel, before the invention of electric and diesel locomotives, which heralded the demise of the steam engine. This book documents the development of steam, the pioneers in engineering who made it all possible, and the memorable age when steam dominated our railways and transport systems.\ud \ud The book features scores of historical images plus eleven historical videos - accessible via its ea...
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