This is the first book to be published that takes a 'then and now' view of the fourteen lifeboat stations on the north east coast between Sunderland and the Humber estuary. This lavishly...
Surrounded aby the sea on three sides, Pembrokeshire is a maritime county with a rich and varied history. Despite developments in industry and agriculture over the years, the area has lost none of...
The Mallaig Extension was approved in 1894 to provide a continuation of the West Highland route for the benefit of the fishing industry on Scotland's west coast. It revived, more ambitiously,...
The culmination of some 40 years of research sees Ken Wain tell the story of the mining industry in this part of South Yorkshire. He tells of the life stories of the many collieries, from Barnsley...
Brunel and Bradshaw were close contemporaries. One became Britain's most celebrated engineer, driving his iron rails across the country from London to the tip of Cornwall, while the other...
The London Brighton & South Coast Railway - also known as the 'Brighton Line' - was an important pre-grouping railway covering a triangular territory with London at its apex and the...
Twice voted the top railway journey in the world, the West Highland route to Mallaig (like the Dingwall & Skye and the Callander & Oban) accessed the remote and mountainous west coast of...
On 1 September 1939, Germany invaded Poland. With political agreements in place to come to Poland's aid, Britain and France both declared war on Germany within two days. It was the start of a...
The controversial story of American invasions throughout history - how the world's superpower came to be what it is today.
Ian Nicolson explores more fascinating yacht designs of the older Alfred Mylne.
Kevin Derrick looks back at locomotive-spotting days around the Scottish region in the 1960s.
A unique look at the final year of the Second World War at sea through the medium of old photographs.
The old Bridgewater Trustees mineral railways were to become the Central Railways of the huge Manchester Collieries concern, which was formed in March 1929. The landscape with its changing,...
Kevin Derrick explores the spotting days of the 1960s in the Eastern Region.
Robin Hood's Bay and Fylingthorpe Through Time is a unique insight into the illustrious history of this part of Yorkshire. Reproduced in full colour, this is an exciting examination of...
A fascinating pictorial account of Norfolk during the Second World War.
The Scarborough & Pickering Railway line was opened on 16 July 1885. Having first been mooted 1848, it arrived three years after the opening of the York-Scarborough line, which branched out at...
Owing its name to the famous battle, Waterloo is nearly two centuries old. Growing inland from an attractive seafront, it has retained its character and most of its buildings during that time. It...
Explore 50 of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire's most fascinating finds.
A revised edition of an accessible introduction to Britain's canals, their history and why they are so important today as a leisure pursuit.