The Resource Railway season, (electronic resource)

Railway season, (electronic resource)

Label
Railway season
Title
Railway season
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Celebrate the days when trains were trains, individual expresses had their own character, serving their passengers in style in restaurant car, and connecting services ran over picturesque branch lines that were a very part of the countryside they served. Railway Season by David St. John Thomas whose Country Railway sold an astonishing 170,000 copies, captures all our railway yesterdays with panache. This is indeed a railway book like no other, a portfolio of word portraits by an enthusiast who knows his subject intimately and is never at a loss for a telling example. From his imaginary but life-like 'Day in the life of a country terminus' to the ground-breaking stuff of the natural history of railways, and from the colorful history of excursions to a poignant reminder of what traffic used to be like on peak Summer Saturdays, an evocation of watching trains and a reminder of Christmases past, the book rolls irresistibly along...and that only mentions a fraction of the chapters. Though this is not specifically a book about the country side inevitably it looms large since even intercity trains run through it...as demonstrated in the chapter 'A country journey like no other,' which also emphasizes the author's West Country background. But whatever your interest in railways and wherever your favorite part of the countryside, there is much here for you. The chapter on railways for pleasure perhaps sums it all up
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Thomas, David St. John
Dewey number
385.0941
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Railroads
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Railway season, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11958353
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11958353
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11958353
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11958353
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Railway season, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11958353
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11958353
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11958353
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11958353
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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