The National Rifle Association its Tramways & the LSWR: Targets and Tramways

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An illustrated history of the National Rifle Association and how it utilised railways between the mid-19th century and the 1950s. The association was formed to encourage rifle shooting in southern England. The annual National Rifle Meeting was established initially on Wimbledon Common, but later moved to a military camp at Bisley. This book follows the relationship between the association and the railways, including the use of trains to carry competitors to the meetings and the tramways used to carry passengers and mobile targets around the camp. Well illustrated with black & white photographs, maps and archive material. Hardback. 324 pages.

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