Moving People: From Street to Platform – 100 Years Underground (Print)

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Format: HARD (Hardcover)
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A visually exciting history of the development of the train network in the historical London Underground from 1863 to 1999 and the development of the escalators which move vast numbers of passengers from the streets of London, England to the platforms underground. Over 70 phenomenal photos from the London Transport Museum, many digitally restored by Grey Gale Creations.

Some extraordinary illustrations (previously unpublished) are of the original tunnels being built as well as the Underground being used as shelters in the World War II Bombing raids on London.

Researcher: Nick Gaw | BookDesign: John Gale and Grey Lipley

Coffee-table sized at 11" x 9 1/2" Hard Cover | 77 Pages | 3 lbs.

Author Bio

Ray Orton is an engineer who enjoys his work in a way that others find infectious. His unbounded passion, shared by Nick Graw, has resulted in the writing of his personal insight into the development of the escalators, moving vast numbers of passengers through London's historic Underground train network.