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The Severn Tunnel – It’s Construction and Difficulties 1872-1887 – Thomas A. Walker – Secondhand Hardback Book 1990 Facsimile Edition


Describes the construction of the railway under the Severn estuary.  This tunnel begun in 1873 opened to traffic in 1886.  Thomas Walker, in charge of the project from 1877 describes the work and difficulties met in detail.  Contains many fine drawings from the original plans.

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Hardback book with black cloth covered boards and gilt title lettering to spine.  Well protected by an unclipped illustrated dustjacket in good uncreased condition.  Internally pages are unmarked and the binding is tight.

Additional information

Dimensions 22.5 × 16 × 2.5 cm
Book Format

Hard Back


Secondhand – Very Good

First Published




Number of Pages



Kingsmead Reprints

Subject Matter

Railways, Wales

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