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Railways: A History in Drawings Hardcover – Illustrated, 26 Aug. 2021

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'It would be difficult to find a completely original book on the railways that informs and surprises in equal measure, but this is it. . . this richly illustrated book uncovers a new way of looking at the invention that changed the world' - Christian Wolmar

'One of the most extraordinary and original new books about the railways … I cannot commend this book more highly' - Michael Wenn Williams

'Dipping in at random throws up all kinds of interesting snippets of technical and social history and is rewarding enough to make you want to return again and again and to share your new discoveries with your family and friends' - E&T Magazine

'Sumptuous and highly informative ... sharing the jewels of the museum’s archive with the general reader' - Steven Parissien, The Art Newspaper

'Fascinating' - Country Life

'Fabulous' - RAIL Magazine

'An original approach coupled with a high standard of presentation … The range of topics is remarkable' - Friends of the National Railway Museum’s Review

'Sumptuous and fascinating' - The Bay Swansea

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A compendium of magnificent engineering drawings that gives a unique overview of the history of railways

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Thames and Hudson Ltd; Illustrated edition (26 Aug. 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 306 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0500021678
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0500021675
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 33.78 x 3.05 x 24.64 cm
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    4.8 out of 5 stars 101 ratings

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Christopher Valkoinen has worked at the National Railway Museum's Search Engine library and archives since 2010 where he is responsible for the digitisation of the archives. His passion is engineering drawings and his mission is to see them recognised for the artistic skill of the draughtsmen that created them, and for the fascinating stories they can illuminate about our history. Christopher is also a qualified steam locomotive fireman and has fired/driven locomotives including Flying Scotsman, City of Truro, Olton Hall (aka Hogwarts Castle) and the working Rocket replica.


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