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Rugby Portland Cement Transport A Story of the vehicles and their drivers

ISBN: 9781857944471
Published: 24-05-2015
Format: A4
Availability: Yes
Author: Glen McBirmie
Number of pages: 296

Price: £30.00

Published in association with the Rugby Group Benevolent Fund


This delightful book has been over 20 years in the writing and draws on the archive images of both the company and as importantly a private collection of over 40 albums collected over the years from the drivers and workers at the Rugby Portland group sites up and down the country.

Although the emphasis is very much on the transport side of the business, with wonderful illustrations of vehicles at rest and at work, this is also very much a social history.

The author Glen McBirnie spent a total of 22 years as a driver with RPC Transport and a further 17 years driving for ASDA Supermarkets he therefore brings a wealth of knowledge to bear in the detailed captions that accompany the over 200 colour and black and white images within the 304 large format pages

This will prove to be a popular book with both transport and social history enthusiasts alike.

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