Wiltshire in the Age of Steam - A History and Archaeology of Wiltshire Industry, c.1750 - 1950


The pioneers of the industrial revolution left indelible marks on Wiltshire through important feats of engineering such as the Box Tunnel on Brunel's Great Western Railway and the Caen Hill flight of locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal. Examining the county's industrial history and archaeological remains from the steam age, this book explores a variety of industries such as quarrying in the Bath area; carpet-making at Wilton; textiles at Trowbridge; paper, leather and rubber manufacture; and milling and brewing.

152 pages, 940g. Black cloth boards Illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings and maps.

In new condition, except a name wrote in the front cover.