Subtitled: Victorian innovations and construction methods for the Great Central Railway. Contract no.1: Annesley to East Leake, Catesby Tunnel, Lord’s & the alternative route.
This documents the construction of the Great Central Railway through Nottingham from Annesley to East Leake, presenting an in-depth and detailed historical account of the line’s construction. Newspaper articles published during the period, from about 1890 to 1900, provide the majority of the extensively researched information.
Also included is information from the Institute of Civil Engineers and over ninety photographic images from the S.W.A Newton Railway Collection and the Nottingham Local Studies Library plus detailed maps and diagrams. 162pp, A4 size.
Sales of this book help raise funds for reunification of the GCR, the UK’s biggest heritage railway project.