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THE PEAK FOREST CANAL AND RAILWAY: AN ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS HISTORY

by Grahame Boyes; Brian Lamb

Published by Railway And Canal Historical Society. 1st. 2012

Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. The history of the Canal Mania project on which its engineer, Benjamin Outram, perfected his professional skills. The canal and railway were part of a vertically-integrated business enterprise that opened up the Peak District's enormous limestone deposits, establishing a major industry that continues to prosper, still in its original location, over two hundred years later. Light brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and some colour photos and maps.

ISBN: 9780901461599
Stock no. 1823535

 

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