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By Tram From Dudley

By Tram From Dudley

by Paul Collins
     
 

Dudley was connected by tram to various parts of the Black Country, first by steam trams and then by electric ones. This book takes a route-by-route look at the development, operation and run-down of the tramway system which once linked Dudley to Brierley Hill, Stourbridge, Netherton, Cradley Heath, Pensnett, Kingswinford, Wordsley, Kinver, Lye, Wollaston, Old Hill

Overview

Dudley was connected by tram to various parts of the Black Country, first by steam trams and then by electric ones. This book takes a route-by-route look at the development, operation and run-down of the tramway system which once linked Dudley to Brierley Hill, Stourbridge, Netherton, Cradley Heath, Pensnett, Kingswinford, Wordsley, Kinver, Lye, Wollaston, Old Hill and Blackheath. After charting each line's history, the book recreates a ride along them using a plethora of historic photographs, many of which have not been published before, highlighting the many features and objects from the tramway that survive along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752493169
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Paul Collins is an acknowledged expert in the field of industrial archaeology and is a prolific author. He has written numerous articles on the history of transport in the Black Country. He lives in Stourbridge and works as a conservation officer for South Staffordshire Council, mainly on preserving waterways.

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