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England s Railway Heritage from the Air

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For almost a century, from its inception in the years immediately after World War I, the Aerofilms company recorded the changing face of England from the air. At the start of the era, the railway was still the predominant form of transport, with a network of main, secondary and branch lines that stretched to virtually every corner of the realm. As the 20th century progressed, however, this dominance declined as the private motorcar and the lorry increasingly became the preferred mode of transport. The early railway builders - such as the London & Birmingham - had invested much in creating impressive stations for this new and revolutionary form of transport and, during the 19th century, many of the country's leading architects undertook commissions on behalf of the burgeoning railway industry. After World War II, however, many of these buildings were were swept away. 0The Aerofilms collection provides a unique vantage point to explore the country's railway heritage. It is only from the air that it is possible to appreciate fully how much the railway came to dominate the landscape; even in relatively small country towns, the railway station with its platforms and goods yard was significant. Add to this the construction of tunnels and viaducts, and the railway can be said to have shaped much of the landscape of modern England --

Northern Rail Heritage

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The Coach Operators Handbook

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The Heritage Directory

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Heritage Sites

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The Rough Guide to England

Author : Robert Andrews
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The Rough Guide to England is the definitive guide to this fascinating country. A 24-page, full-colour section introduces England''s highlights with incisive reviews of all the best places to stay, eat, drink and party - plus new ''author''s picks'' to highlight the very best options. The guide includes informed accounts of all the top sights from The Eden Project to The Baltic Centre in Newcastle. There are practical tips on everything from cycling coast to coast, to hiking in the Yorkshire Dales. The guide also takes a detailed look at England''s culture, politics, history and wildlife. This revised edition includes three brand-new, full-colour inserts: ''National Museums/Monuments'', ''England''s Coast'' and ''Castles''. The guide comes complete with maps and plans for the every region

Ottley s Bibliography of British Railway History Second Supplement 12957 19605

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A Guide to the Steam Railways of Great Britain

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Exploring England

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Encyclopedia of Associations

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Philatelic Literature Review

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Preserving the Past

Author : Michael Hunter
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An illustrated account of the history of the protection and appreciation of buildings, archaeological sites and other relics of the man-made past in Britain, which features contributions from a group of experts who examine key themes and episodes in the development of historical preservation.

A Bibliography of British Railway History

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The English Railway Station

Author : Steven Parissien
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An introduction to the architectural development, the social significance and, in the last century, the dramatic fall and rise of the English railway station.

Directory of Museums Galleries and Buildings of Historic Interest in the United Kingdom

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A Guide to Ireland s Railway Heritage

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Royal Air Force Quarterly and Commonwealth Air Forces Journal

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A Bibliography of British Railway History

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British Humanities Index

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Australian Transport Literature Information System

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