Iron Road

    Iron Road

    The Railway in Scotland

    P.J.G Ransom

    Birlinn 2013

    Paperback 334pp Illustrated 250x248mm

    9781841587288   Product Code: 19133

    Beginning in the 18th century with horse-drawn carts on wooden rails, this comprehensive, well-illustrated history of Scottish railways goes on to examine the first steam locomotives, the growth of the rail network and the Edwardian 'Golden Age of Steam'. It also gives detailed accounts of locomotive development, post-war nationalization and privatization in the 1990s, and includes a chapter on the museums entrusted with preserving Scotland's railway heritage.

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