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Kent (Branches Byways)


Kent (Branches Byways)

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    John Scott-Morgan
At the very beginning of the railway age, the county of Kent developed a myriad of smaller railway lines and branches, connecting small rural communities and towns that are now just a distant memory in the railway history of the region. This latest volume of the highly successful "Branches and Byways" series is a top quality detailed history of the lesser known railways of Kent. Over 170 captivating illustrations draw the reader in, while rare memorabilia and line drawings reveal the intricate history of each line in this beautiful region.Canterbury and Whitstable, East Kent, Sheppey Light Railway, and Kent East Sussex railways are all studied in depth, as well as the Westerham, Hawkhurst, Sandgate and Ramsgate Harbour branches. John Scott-Morgan is a highly respected railway writer and he has provided a valuable contribution to the railway history in this part of the country. A rich source of reference, this new volume will be essential reading for anyone wanting to know more about the various lost railways of Kent. He also includes plenty of interesting local history along the way which will appeal to local residents for whom these lines were once a part of everyday life.  
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  • PDF | 112 pages
  • John Scott-Morgan
  • Oxford Publishing Co
  • Unknown
  • 6
  • Nonfiction
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