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Manx Electric, Snaefell & the Buses and Trams of Douglas Corporation

Martin Jenkins, Charles Roberts

Date Published :
September 2018
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
200 color photographs and maps
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Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781473862432

Dimensions : 9.5 X 9.5 inches
Stock Status : In stockPages : 200
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This is the second book by Martin Jenkins and Charles Roberts, about transport in the Isle of Man.

The first volume covered the railway network, where as this new volume covers all other forms, road, rail, sea and air operations.

The book is illustrated, using previously unpublished rare early color pictures, from the Online Transport Archive, which holds over a million transport images.

Both the authors have managed to collect some truly interesting and often stunning pictures, from a period when color coverage of transport subjects was almost non existent.

About The Author

Martin Jenkins was born and educated in Merseyside. At University he was Chairman of the Liverpool University Public Transport and later The Merseyside Tramway Preservation Society. Starting in the 1990s, he researched, directed and narrated over 100 best-selling, transport-related DVDs for Online Video. He was the first Chairman of UK Charity Online Transport Archive, and is still a trustee.

Charles Roberts was born in Wirral, Merseyside, and worked in the bus industry in London, the Midlands and the North East. From 1989 until 2017, he lectured in transport and logistics subjects at Liverpool John Moores University, latterly heading the MSc and BSc programmes in Maritime Management and Logistics. A keen and much-travelled transport enthusiast and photographer, he has previously written six books with Martin Jenkins. He is currently the Chairman of Online Transport Archive.

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