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We had this copy personally signed by Bill Mitchell …Sadly Bill Mitchell died 7 October 2015 and we will not be able to offer this service again. (this title is now out of print only available whilst current stocks last) Very collectible
When, in the 1870s, the Midland Railway planned to take a direct share in the lucrative Scottish traffic by building a line from Settle to Carlisle, the engineers had to contend with high hills, deep valleys, a geological porridge called ‘boulder clay’, a rainfall of over 100 inches a year, high winds, lingering snow and a fickle labour force.
How They Built the Settle-Carlisle Railway by W R Mitchell is unusual in that the text is made up of contemporary notes and comments. Words penned in the 1870s come ringing down the years…
Original RRP £5.99 …signed price includes small sourcing fee
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