BRAND NEW! No remainder mark. ; 0.61 x 9.9 x 7.66 Inches; 192 pages; A
fascinating photographic chronicle of Britain's industrial heritage.
Britain's landscape is rich with buildings and relics of the working
lives of earlier generations. Organized by region, with inset maps and
rich color photographs, Guide to Britain's Working Past provides
visitors with excellent information on all the significant sites of
Britain's industrial heritage, including travel, cost of admission, and
hours of access.
Among the sites documented here are industrial,
railway, and canal museums; factories and mills; coal mines, pottery
factories, engines and engine houses; windmills and watermills; foundries
and forges; canal locks and lifts; and unique curiosities such as the
stone tramway at Haytor on Dartmoor or the Lace Museum in Nottingham.
With features on major regional specialties including the tin mines and
steam engines of Cornwall, the windmills of Norfolk and the Fens, and the
North Wales slate quarries, Guide to Britain's Working Past pays tribute
to Britain's long and fascinating history of technological development.
Color illustrations throughout.