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July 14th 2017

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Chester Leadworks
 The Port Road

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Archive Issue 94
The Swansea Vale Railway
The Tredegar Company
BR Steam in Dean (reprint)

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An Illustrated History of Chester Leadworks
Geoff Pickard
Chester leadworks is one of the city’s oldest industries. It was established in 1800 on the banks of the Shropshire Union Canal, close to the city...more

publication date : 08 July 2017

The Port Road
Andrew F. Swan
The Shortest Sea Route between mainland Britain and Ireland, the twenty mile crossing between Stranraer and Larne, was a jewel in any railway crown...more

publication date : 15 June 2017

Archive Issue 94

Contents: The Safe Use of Explosives in Coal Mines, 1931 by Steve Grudgings, p3; Reuben Chappell – Goole Marine Artist by Mike Fell OBE, p11...more

publication date : 30 May 2017

BR Steam in Dean
Ben Ashworth & Ian Pope
Pannier tanks and stunning scenery make an unmissable combination in Ben Ashworth's photographs of the last days of steam in the Forest of Dean.more

publication date : 21 April 2017

The Swansea Vale Railway
John Miles, Keri Thomas & Tudor Watkins
Although nothing of significance remains of it today, the Swansea Vale Railway was a major factor in the life of the Swansea Valley, Cwmtwrch and...more

publication date : 21 April 2017

The Tredegar Company: One of the South Wales Coalfield's 'Big Three'
Leslie M. Shore
The Tredegar Company earned its wealth from iron and coal. In the nineteenth century the ‘Great’ South Wales Tredegar iron works operated at the...more

publication date : 21 April 2017

R. A. Cooke
Broom to Ravenstone Wood Jcn and branchesmore

publication date : 21 April 2017

R. A. Cooke
Severn Tunnel Jcn (exc) to Grange Court, Little Mill Jcn to Ross, Monmouth to Chepstow & Rotherwas Jcn (exc) to Grange Courtmore

publication date : 21 April 2017

R. A. Cooke
and Corris, Dinas Mawddy, Van, Kerry and W. & Llanfair branchesmore

publication date : 21 April 2017

The Taunton to Barnstaple Line : A History of the Devon & Somerset Railway Volume 1 : From Conception to Demise
Freddie Huxtable
The Devon & Somerset Railway (D&SR) was born out of an 1845 plan to build a North Devon Railway from Taunton to Launceston via Barnstaple. Even though...more

publication date : 25 November 2016

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