Outback Railwaymen: Life on the Commonwealth Railways

Author(s): Nick Anchen


CENTRAL AUSTRALIA RAILWAY - NORTH AUSTRALIA RAILWAY - TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY "Outback Railwaymen - Life on the Commonwealth Railways" explores the life and times of three extraordinary railways, through the recollections and humorous stories of a selection of retired railwaymen and women. These were the hardy souls who kept the trains running through some of the harshest and most forbidding landscapes on Earth - the railways in the great 'Back of Beyond.' They endured appalling climatic conditions, with scorching summer temperatures, howling dust storms and raging floodwaters, along with the ever-present danger of accidents and derailments, and the overwhelming isolation and loneliness that is the Australian Outback. 3 x 12 page colour photo sections

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  • : 9780992538880
  • : Sierra Publishing
  • : Sierra Publishing
  • : March 2019
  • : ---length:- '19.7'width:- '13'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : Nick Anchen
  • : Paperback