5th International Early Railways Conference
Photographs of operational early railways are comparatively rare. Here horses pull a train along a plateway at Hirwaun in South Wales. [Reproduced by permission of Rhondda Cynon Taff Libraries.]Cliquez sur la vignette pour l'agrandir.
Call for papers:
Researchers into the history and archaeology of early railways (defined as those which were pre-mainline in concept if not necessarily in date) who would like to present their findings are invited to indicate their intention to the organising committee by the end of May 2011. It is also requested that a 300-word synopsis be submitted for consideration by the end of September 2011. Proposals for short (10-15 minute) presentations are also welcome.
Proposals for papers, which may be on economic, business and social history topics as well as technical subjects, should be sent to Dr David Gwyn, Nant y Felin, Ffordd Llanllyfni, Pen y Groes, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL54 6LY (govannonconsult [at] hotmail.com).
As before, it is intended to publish the proceedings.
Pour plus d'information sur les conférences Early Railways, allez voir le site (en anglais) http://www.erc5.org.uk.