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Railways and society

George Woodcock

Railways and society

by George Woodcock

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Published by Freedom Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads and state,
  • Railroads -- Employees

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Woodcock.
    ContributionsPaul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE1051 .W6 1943
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1162164M
    LC Control Number94141394

    The Canadian National Railways Historical Association (known as the CN Lines Special Interest Group prior to ) was founded in as an international operational research and historical group that exclusively focuses on the Canadian National family of railways . The events of last winter highlighted how interactive 'our' railways are for the surrounding network and vice versa. No other geographical area has such diverse types of traffic, with Anglo-Scottish, inter-regional and local services, probably the major scenic route, and the largest number of steam operations of anywhere in the British Isles.

    This Web Site provides news and up to date information to the book "Minor Railways" (details below), now in its 32nd year of publicationWhat is a "Minor Railway"? As far as this Web Site and the book "Minor Railways" is concerned a "Minor Railway" is a Standard Gauge Railway, Narrow Gauge Railway, Miniature Railway (7¼" gauge or greater & ground level), Tramway or Cliff Railway - which offers. On 19th May , six enthusiasts met in Sydney and formed the Great Railway Circle of Australia. In May the name was changed to Australian Railway and Locomotive Historical Society and further changed to Australian Railway Historical Society in Membership grew steadily and in a Division was formed in Victoria.

    The French Railways Society Photos by authors unless credited. Thanks to Christophe Masse, D Michel Costes, Erwan Quintin, Georges Turpin, Alain Paillard, Chris Gwilliam, Romain Vergneres and Philippe Delaunay.   Gus (Augustus) Veenendaal wrote a good book on the railways of the Netherlands, which in the Dutch original had a title that translates as "The Iron Horse in a Country Full of Water". His other main rail-related book was on nineteenth century Dutch investment in American railroads, and he had other publications on non-rail historical subjects.


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