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Red for danger; a history of railway accidents and railway safety precautions.

Author/Creator:
Rolt, L. T. C., 1910-1974.
Publication:
London, Bodley Head [1955]
Format/Description:
Book
225 p. illus. 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Railroads -- Great Britain -- Accidents -- History.
Railroads -- Great Britain -- Safety measures -- History.
Railroad accidents -- Great Britain.
Railroads -- Great Britain -- Safety measures.
Contents:
Double line collisions of early days
Blow-ups and breakdowns
Bridge failures- storm and tempest
Other men's responsibilities- permanent way faults and runaway locomotives
Single line collisions
High speed derailments
Stray wagons and breakaways
Latterday collissions- signalmen's errors
Latterday collisions- drivers' errors.
Notes:
"Source bibliography": p. [221].
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Rupp Collection.
OCLC:
7167409