Constructing a rail ferry across the Severn: 1845-68

By Chris Mead

Issue 01 (New Series), Summer 2018 pp 92-98

“In the 1800s the pursuit of profit resulted in better wharves and plans for bridges and tunnels to bring coal from Wales. Adam Mead reminds us of the failures and financial losses involved in constructing Victorian marvels of engineering which we take for granted today”.

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