Online Catalogue last updated 17th of April 2014
Written by Maurice H. Sanders. This is the companion volume to Earth and Tree Moving in War and Peace 60 Golden Year Volume 1.
In this second book Maurice Saunders has uncovered more striking stories and a wonderful range of photographs which will fascinate at who enjoy the study of commercial transport from the horse to the monster carries.
The first part of the book revolves around the group of Timber families he met at Leintwardine, in Shropshire, and from these great stalwarts of the timber business, he has uncovered some striking stories and a wonderful range of photographs which will fascinate all who enjoy the study of commercial transport, from the horse to the monster carriers of today. The especially applies to the great movers of earth and its raw materials, such as the great chalk deposits in Kensworth in Bedfordshire. Also covered is the remarkable history of the Scottish timber giant, BSW Timber plc, which evolved from the pioneering work of the Brownlie clan, a business started 150 years ago.
Large View, Black and White Photographs Throughout, Softback book, 175mm x 245mm
Code No. 009273, 90 pages, ISBN 9781904686262, $25.00