City to the Black Country : A Nostalgic Journey by Bus & Tram Paperback / softback
by David Harvey
This fascinating collection of 200 archive photographs takes the reader on a nostalgic bus and tram ride through the north-west of Birmingham, from the city centre along the A41 to Hockley, taking in the famous Jewellery Quarter and the many Victorian housing developments around Handsworth.
Travelling through numerous shopping centres and the important town centre of West Bromwich with its `golden mile', the route splits at Carter's green. Taking in the well-known steel and tube manufacturing centre Wednesbury, as well as Black Country capital Dudley, this entertaining book is full of detail sure to delight local residents and transport enthusiasts alike.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: The History Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/11/2009
- Category: Buses, trams & commercial vehicles: general interest
- ISBN: 9780752452975