The Traction King of London

The Traction King of London

Charles Tyson Yerkes

Tempus2008

Paperback162pp Illustrated234x154mm

9780752446226     Product Code: 511696

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After making his fortune on the Chicago street railway system, Charles Yerkes had a significant impact on the development of the London Underground in the 1900s, building what are now the Northern, Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines. This biography examines his colourful life and somewhat shady dealings. Slightly off-mint.

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