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Railroading at Its Wildest

By: Fitch, Ron

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Kenthurst, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6085

ISBN: 0864174969

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Unread with mild shelf wear. Autobiographical history of the Australian railways as experienced in a 46-year career ranging from construction and maintenance engineer to South Australian Railways Commissioner. Post-WWII expansion, derailments, the demise of the steam train, the vast distances and primitive living conditions associated with track inspection, and rail-gauge blunders are among many features described and extensively augmented with 200 b/w photos. ; 176 pag... View more info