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David Joy

David Joy is a true Yorkshireman, born and bred in the Dales, and is the author of over 50 books. Giving emphasis to Lancashire might seem an act of treachery, but was essential fully to portray the railways that pierce the Pennines. It has enabled objective coverage of lines such as the one so dreadful that it carried passengers in open trucks. Its failings provided a rare source of agreement for the inhabitants of the two counties, who otherwise argued over virtually everything from Yorkshire...See more