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    • Fire & Steam

    • A New History of the Railways in Britain
    • By: Christian Wolmar
    • Narrated by: Christian Wolmar
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The opening of the pioneering Liverpool & Manchester Railway in 1830 marked the beginning of the railway network's vital role in changing the face of Britain. Fire & Steam celebrates the vision of the ambitious Victorian pioneers who developed this revolutionary transport system and the navvies who cut through the land to enable a country-wide railway to emerge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A story of how technology impacts society.

    • By Brian Cohen on 09-05-08

    Regular price: $30.45