The Railway Navvies [EPUB]

The Railway Navvies [EPUB]
The Railway Navvies by Terry Coleman
2015 | EPUB | 49.49MB

This is the definitive story of the men who built the railways - the unknown Victorian labourers who blasted, tunnelled, drank and brawled their way across nineteenth-century England. Preached at and plundered, sworn at and swindled, this anarchic elite endured perils and disasters, and carved out of the English countryside an industrial-age architecture unparalleled in grandeur and audacity since the building of the cathedrals.