Published in 1991 when the Brunel University Library was having an exhibit on Japanese railways, this booklet discusses the history of Japanese railways from the construction of the first line (between Tokyo and Yokohama) including the financial difficulties, the earthquake of 1891, locomotives and rolling stock, bridges and tunnels, travelers's tales, and the important role that British engineers such as Henry Dyer, John Milne and the Trevithicks played in Japanese railway history. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. 38 pages.
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Book Description Brunel University, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1872166466