January 02, 2010

Online books on Indian railway history


1) The classic work "The Railways of India with an Account of their Rise, Progress and Construction" was written by Edward Davidson in 1868 with the aid of the records held in the India Office. This classic is now available online on the following page:


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2) "Railways in India" by An Engineer, John Williams & Co., Strand, 1847, is now available online. Click on the following link:


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3) "History of the East Indian Railway"  by George Huddleston first appeared in 1906. This impressive and well-researched book is now made available by Google in various formats in unabridged form. A link to this book also appears in the Further Reading section in the sidebar of this web-blog. Click on: