Author:  S. Pearce Higgins
Published:  1958, First Edition
Format:  Hardback, 158 pages
Condition:  Very good condition, slight wearing on cover

Status:  1 copy in stock



The Wantage Tramway by S. Pearce Higgins. With a foreword by Sir John Betjeman, this book provides an indepth account of the first tramway to adopt mechanical traction.

Chapters include:

Origin, Promotion and Construction
Inauguration of Passenger Traffic 1875-1876
Steam Power Established 1874-1879
The Tramway at Work 1875-1925
Last Years 1925-1947
Rolling Stock
Tickets and Fares