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An Olympic Summer: Transport for London in 1948

Price: 19.99

An Olympic Summer: Transport for London in 1948Coinciding with the launch of the 2008 Olympic Games in China, this book looks back 60 years and the transport scene to that immediate post-war era when Great Britain and London itself played host to the world holding the first Games after hostilities had ceased. This book, based around some fascinating historical photographs including many by the late V.C. Jones taken during the period records the 1948 transport scene - steam railways, trams, buses, coaches, some commercial vehicles, ports and docks with ferries, shipping, naval ships etc. Locations for these evocative images include London, the home and southern counties. 160p. approx 250 b/w images, hardback

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