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Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland

By Joseph Tatlow
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  • Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland, by Joseph Tatlow
  • FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • p. 1CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY
    • p. 4CHAPTER II. BOYHOOD
    • p. 11CHAPTER III. THE MIDLAND RAILWAY AND “KING HUDSON”
    • p. 17CHAPTER IV. FASHIONS AND MANNERS, VICTORIAN DAYS
    • p. 21CHAPTER V. EARLY OFFICE LIFE
    • p. 28CHAPTER VI. FRIENDSHIP
    • p. 34CHAPTER VII. RAILWAY PROGRESS
    • p. 40CHAPTER VIII. SCOTLAND, GLASGOW LIFE, AND THE CALEDONIAN LINE.
    • p. 48CHAPTER IX. GENERAL RAILWAY ACTS OF PARLIAMENT
    • p. 56CHAPTER X. A GENERAL MANAGER AND HIS OFFICE
    • p. 62CHAPTER XI. THE RAILWAY JUBILEE, AND GLASGOW AND SOUTH-WESTERN OFFICERS AND CLERKS
    • p. 70CHAPTER XII. TOM
    • p. 73CHAPTER XIII. MEN I MET AND FRIENDS I MADE
    • p. 81CHAPTER XIV. TERMINALS, RATES AND FARES, AND OTHER MATTERS
    • p. 87CHAPTER XV. FURTHER RAILWAY LEGISLATION
    • p. 90CHAPTER XVI. BELFAST AND THE COUNTY DOWN RAILWAY
    • p. 97CHAPTER XVII. BELFAST AND THE COUNTY DOWN—(continued)
    • p. 103CHAPTER XVIII. RAILWAY RATES AND CHARGES, THE BLOCK, THE BRAKE, AND LIGHT RAILWAYS
    • p. 110CHAPTER XIX. GOLF, THE DIAMOND KING, AND A STEAM-BOAT SERVICE
    • p. 115CHAPTER XX. THE MIDLAND GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY OF IRELAND
    • p. 124CHAPTER XXI. BALLINASLOE FAIR, GALWAY, AND SIR GEORGE FINDLAY
    • p. 134CHAPTER XXII. A RAILWAY CONTEST, THE PARCEL POST, AND THE BOARD OF TRADE
    • p. 141CHAPTER XXIII. THE “RAILWAY NEWS,” THE INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY CONGRESS, AND A TRIP TO SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
    • p. 148CHAPTER XXIV. TOM ROBERTSON, MORE ABOUT LIGHT RAILWAYS, AND THE INLAND TRANSIT OF CATTLE
    • p. 155CHAPTER XXV. RAILWAY AMALGAMATION AND CONSTANTINOPLE
    • p. 166CHAPTER XXVI. A CONGRESS AT PARIS, THE PROGRESS OF IRISH LINES, EGYPT AND THE NILE
    • p. 173CHAPTER XXVII. KING EDWARD, A CHANGE OF CHAIRMEN, AND MORE RAILWAY LEGISLATION
    • p. 178CHAPTER XXVIII. VICE-REGAL COMMISSION ON IRISH RAILWAYS, 1906-1910, AND THE FUTURE OF RAILWAYS
    • p. 190CHAPTER XXIX. THE GENERAL MANAGERS’ CONFERENCE, GOODAY’S DINNER, AND DIVERS MATTERS
    • p. 197CHAPTER XXX. FROM MANAGER TO DIRECTOR
    • p. 200CHAPTER XXXI. THE DOMINIONS’ ROYAL COMMISSION, THE RAILWAYS OF THE DOMINIONS AND EMPIRE DEVELOPMENT
      • External Trade of the Self-Governing Dominions
      • Natural Resources of the Dominions
      • Conservation and Development of Natural Resources in the Future
      • Scientific Research in Relation to the Development of Natural Resources
      • Migration
      • Oversea Communications
      • Telegraphic Communications
      • Improvement in Commercial Practice
    • External Trade of the Self-Governing Dominions
    • Natural Resources of the Dominions
    • Conservation and Development of Natural Resources in the Future
    • Scientific Research in Relation to the Development of Natural Resources
    • Migration
    • Oversea Communications
    • Telegraphic Communications
    • Improvement in Commercial Practice
    • p. 215CHAPTER XXXII. CONCLUSION
    • p. 219INDEX.
    • Footnotes.
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