Beatty's Railway: A Historical Reconstruction Crimea 1854-56
Publisher: New Cherwell Press
Publication Date: 2000
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Good, some very slight discolouration on the front and back cover.
A detailed work on the how the first ever military railway in a war zone was built during the Crimean conflict. The story is told through the eyes of a young civil engineer (James Beatty) based on the letters he sent home to the UK to his wife. A fascinating and scholarly read.