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In Stock ISBN: 978 1 5267 5377 9
Condition: Excellent
Published by: Pen & Sword Discovery
Author: Rob Shorland-Ball

Railways and Industries in North East Wales and Deeside


Rob Shorland-Ball's researches for this book, and several visits, convinced him that he was putting together a jigsaw of facts. No previously published account of the area have brought together these stories of iron & steel making, limestone quarrying, coal mining, terra cotta, lead mining, and the railway systems they all needed to move their products to market.

There were narrow and standard gauge railways – 80 miles of tracks in the Shotton Steel Works; industrial sites like Brymbo Iron and Steel Works; and since 2003 the Airbus factory which makes 100ft long wings for Airbus 380s that are too long to be moved by rail!


Hardback with dust jacket, 144 pages, 200 black & white and colour illustrations, maps & track diagrams

 



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