The Railway Navvies: A History of the Men who Made the Railways
- Language:English (Published)
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.11
- Publication Date:September 6, 2018
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.
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