In the pioneering days of the railroad, Swindon, just outside of London, saw its fortune changing when a large railroad company decided to make its headquarters there. This book traces the rise and decline of the railroad, and its impact on the town, which ultimately had to rediscover itself.
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The modern town of Swindon has its origin in the decision of Brunel and Gooch to base the works of the Great Western Railway there. This book surveys the history and architecture of the site of the railway works and the associated railway village through documents, drawings and photographs.
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Book Description Stationery Office, 1996. Book Condition: Good. 1ST. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP10236956
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR005144121
Book Description London: HMSO, 1995, 1995. Hardcover. Hb. VG+. ISBN:0-11-300053-7. 181pp. Index, Illus, Maos. Wear boards. Bookseller Inventory # 107017
Book Description The Stationery Office/Tso, London, MD, United Kingdom, 1996. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Contents include "Principle Locomotive Establishment; 1841-1849", "Creation of New Swindon, 1841 - 1849", "Armstrong Era 1864 - 1877" and much more. Vwey well illustrated with Monochrome photos, Drawings, Plans etc. Endpapers illustrated with Plan of Swindon Works and Map of Town. 181 Pages, 11 1/4" Tall. No inscriptions, nice, clean copy. Weighs 1.1 Kilos so Shipping outside UK will be a little extra. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 012683
Book Description Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. HARDBACK. Condition: VG in glossy laminated boards. Weighs over 1 kilo and would require additional postage to overseas destinations. Bookseller Inventory # 014521
Book Description HMSO - London -, 2005. Fine - A fine, large format, laminated hardback with no inscriptions. Detailed plan endpapers of CWR Works, Swindon. Bookseller Inventory # 79702
Book Description HMSO, 1995. First Edition. Book Condition: fine. Ian Allen 1972 edition hardcover fine book in illustrated boards as issued condition. In stock shipped from our UK warehouse. Bookseller Inventory # 66713
Book Description Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England/HMSO 1st, 1995. 181pp ills. incl. colour, drawings, very detailed look at the architectural development of Swindon-The Railway Town, laminated hardback, fine. Bookseller Inventory # 28601