Lost Railways Of Derbyshire

Autore: Geoffrey Kingscott
Editore: Countryside Books (GB)
ISBN: 9781846740428
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Traces the history of the railway lines in the county including branches of the Great Central Railway and Ashover Light Railway, from their opening in the mid 19th century and, in many cases, their closure in the 20th century. This book describes the reasons for their construction and for their subsequent closure. It also includes illustrations.

Tracing Lost Railways

Autore: Trevor Yorke
Editore: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1784423696
Grandezza: 22,44 MB
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The drastic railway closures of the 1960s led to the slow decay and re-purposing of hundreds of miles of railway infrastructure. Though these buildings and apparatus are now ghosts of their former selves, countless clues to our railway heritage still remain in the form of embankments, cuttings, tunnels, converted or tumbledown wayside buildings, and old railway furniture such as signal posts. Many disused routes are preserved in the form of cycle tracks and footpaths. This colourfully illustrated book helps you to decipher the fascinating features that remain today and to understand their original functions, demonstrating how old routes can be traced on maps, outlining their permanent stamp on the landscape, and teaching you how to form a mental picture of a line in its heyday.

Lost Britain

Autore: David Long
Editore: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1782434410
Grandezza: 57,89 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 5939
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From vanished villages and bygone businesses to abandoned architecture, forgotten pastimes and projects put on hold, Lost Britain tells the intriguing story of Britain's buildings, counties, transport, languages, roads and rivers that have been forgotten over the centuries. The book shines a light on the hidden corners of Britain's history, exploring medieval ghost villages, former architectural masterpieces, the purported resting place of Anne Boleyn's heart, England's Atlantis, God's Gift, a German war cemetery, the hamlet of Lost in Aberdeenshire, the old Welsh railway run on seven different forms of power and a missing fort in County Down, not to mention how Britain used to be connected to mainland Europe. Exploring the history of the lost parts of Britain, author David Long both mourns their loss and celebrates the achievements of the engineers and architects of past generations, revealing some extraordinary features of this nation's history that should not be forgotten.

The World S First Railway System

Autore: Mark Casson
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199213976
Grandezza: 29,32 MB
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This is the first history of the British railway system written from a modern economic perspective. It uses conterfactual analysis to construct an alternative network to represent the most efficient alternative rail network that could have been constructed given what was known at the time - the first time this has been done.

Julia Bradbury S Railway Walks

Autore: Julia Bradbury
Editore:
ISBN: 9780711231672
Grandezza: 30,35 MB
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Accompanying the six-part BBC 2 series, the six walks featured in this book follow the old tracks, overgrown cuttings and ancient viaducts which are the legacy of 'The Beeching Axe'. Julia Bradbury looks at how the rise and fall of the railways has altered the lives of communities across the country. Today, many of the thousands of old branch lines which were closed in the 1960s are now the treasured stomping grounds of ramblers and hikers. This book follows six of these beautiful walks, all offering an insight into Britain's industrial heritage: the Monsal Trail in Derbyshire, Dolgellau to Barmouth in Snowdonia, Cornwall's Coast to Coast Trail, the Strathspey Railway, Weymouth to Portland, and Callander to Loch Tay in Perthshire. Fully illustrated with maps and photographs of Julia walking the routes and the spectacular surrounding landscapes, Julia Bradbury's Railway Walks will inspire you to don your walking boots and explore Britain's lost rail empire. The book covers six different walks: 1. Derbyshire- The Monsal Trail 2. Snowdonia - Dolgellau to Barmouth 3. Cornwall - Coast to Coast Trail 4. Speyside - The Strathspey Railway 5. Weymouth - Harbouring History 6. Perthshire - Callander to Loch Tay To see photos from the launch on the Ffestiniog, click here

Dr Beeching S Axe 50 Years On

Autore: Julian Holland
Editore: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1446358305
Grandezza: 76,72 MB
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Julian Holland's Dr Beeching's Axe 50 Years On is a unique memorial to all that was lost following the publication of the ‘Beeching Report’ on 27 March 1963. Uniquely, the author has tried to include every railway line that was closed as a result of the ‘Beeching Report’, and more. They are all shown on Map 9 in Part 2 of the ‘Report’ and have been annotated for clarity at the beginning of each regional chapter in the book. Needless to say it is not plain sailing: there are lines that were marked for closure on the maps but were closed before publication of the ‘Report’; there are lines that were not originally on Beeching’s original hit list but which were closed anyway; there are lines that were originally marked down for closure but which were fortunately reprieved. There are even one or two which seem to have not existed at all! The author has included them all.

Local And Personal Laws

Autore: Great Britain
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 72,77 MB
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The Railway News

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ISBN:
Grandezza: 38,67 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 1642
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The Derbyshire Miners

Autore: James Eccles Williams
Editore: London, Allen
ISBN:
Grandezza: 69,17 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 254
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Ottley S Bibliography Of British Railway History Second Supplement 12957 19605

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Grandezza: 75,57 MB
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Vista: 7692
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The Scottish Jurist

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ISBN:
Grandezza: 25,42 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 7698
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Record Series

Autore: Thoroton Society
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 26,79 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 5935
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The English Reports

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Grandezza: 51,17 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 5989
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Lost Derby

Autore: Maxwell Craven
Editore: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445688719
Grandezza: 28,98 MB
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Vista: 8649
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Fully illustrated description of Derby’s well known, and lesser known, places that have been lost over the years.

The British National Bibliography

Autore: Arthur James Wells
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 71,16 MB
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Vista: 1195
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The Nautical Magazine And Naval Chronicle For 1846

Autore: Various
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110805434X
Grandezza: 74,58 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 8551
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The 1846 Nautical Magazine includes reports on tribal warfare in New Zealand, shipwrecks, tidal harbours and a shower of frogs.

Central England Signal Boxes

Autore: Dafydd Whyles
Editore: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445653028
Grandezza: 66,75 MB
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Vista: 8450
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Dafydd Whyles records the signal boxes of Central England before they close for good.

Conditional Love

Autore: Cathy Bramley
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 147352508X
Grandezza: 80,69 MB
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Vista: 391
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A totally charming, modern love story for fans of Katie Fforde, Carole Matthews and Trisha Ashley. What surprises might life have in store for you? A takeaway, TV and tea with two sugars is about as exciting as it gets for thirty-something Sophie Stone. Sophie’s life is safe and predictable, which is just the way she likes it, thank you very much. But when a mysterious benefactor leaves her an inheritance, Sophie has to accept that change is afoot. There is one big catch: in order to inherit, Sophie must agree to meet the father she has never seen. Saying ‘yes’ means the chance to build her own dream home, but she’ll also have to face the past and hear some uncomfortable truths. Will Sophie be able to build a future on her own terms - and maybe even find love along the way? Praise for Cathy Bramley: 'Delightfully warm and with plenty of twists and turns' Trisha Ashley 'A witty, laugh-out-loud romantic comedy . . . I highly recommend it!' Miranda Dickinson