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Railway Records: A Guide to Sources Cliff Edwards

Railway Records: A Guide to Sources

Cliff Edwards

Published July 1st 2001
ISBN : 9781903365106
Paperback
208 pages
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The nationalization of Britains remaining private railway companies in 1948 was a boon to researchers, since all railway records were gathered at the Public Record Office in London. These records contain information on the nearly half a millionMoreThe nationalization of Britains remaining private railway companies in 1948 was a boon to researchers, since all railway records were gathered at the Public Record Office in London. These records contain information on the nearly half a million people employed by 200 different railway companies at the dawn of the 20th century. In addition to information on people, this guide also includes a section on researching photographs and plans of trains and railways. This is an important source of information for genealogists, economic historians and railroad buffs.