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Great Western's Last Year

Efficiency In Adversity

Great Western's Last Year - Vaughan, Adrian - ISBN: 9780752465326
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Bindwijze: Boek
Genre: Engeland
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Beschrijving

In 1947 the GWR was at the lowest ebb of its entire history. Worn out by war, there had been no maintenance for 6 years and the government couldn’t supply the steel they needed for repair. The staff coped with rationing, a desperately cold winter and blazing hot summer, and dealt with floods, collisions, broken rails and failing locomotives. The incredible strength of character and can-do attitude of GWR workers kept the railway running through it all. This history, drawn from GWR papers, reveals the details of everyday and the problems and difficulties the staff faced. Above all it shows how well they overcame their problems with only muscle power and a steam crane to help - and, of course, no H&SE regulations and arguments to slow them down.

Details

Titel: Great Western's Last Year
auteur: Vaughan, Adrian
Mediatype: Boek
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 240
Uitgever: The History Press Ltd
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Engeland
Afmetingen: 233 x 156 x 16
Gewicht: 526 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780752465326
Intern nummer: 24678079

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