The History of Steam
Paperback 96pp Illustrated 170x230mm
9781846742989   Product Code: 19658
Lancashire was an important pioneer of steam railways - George Stephenson was appointed to build the revolutionary Manchester and Liverpool Railway as early as 1826. This history looks at the impact of steam on the people and places of Lancashire, including the railway and locomotive builders, early commuters and holiday makers, grand railway hotels and the preservation enthusiasts who keep steam alive today.