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Quarry Faces: The Story of Mendip Stone (softback only)

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Quarry Faces: The Story of Mendip Stone (softback only)This book tells the story of quarrying in the Mendips, with special emphasis on the area’s nationally important roadstone industry. It traces the history of that industry from 1865, when the first mechanically crushed stone left the Mendips by rail, to the present day. The book charts the growth of the industry in the late 19th century, and its close relationship with the railways and road haulage. It has 328 pages in full colour and contains over 400 illustrations that include the people, plant, road haulage vehicles and railway locomotives & rolling stock, including many historic photographs which document the industry over the past 150 years. 328 pages, 400+ b/w and colour ill. softback

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