The Bloomsday Trams

The Bloomsday Trams : Dublin's Tramway Fleet of James Joyce's Ulysses

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All the action within James Joyce's Ulysses takes place on a single day (June 16th, 1904) and in the same city, Dublin. The Bloomsday Trams is a book about the extensive tram system in the city on that day. It is 22,000 words long and contains 33 historical photos some of which have never been published before. Chapters include: 1.Tram references within Ulysses Those tramway references that need explanation and in some cases correction from Joyce 2. Dublin's tramway history up to 1904 3. The DUTC electrification process Dublin Corporation resistance Clontarf power station Last horse tram Ringsend power station 4. The routes and timetables Renaming of streets Route symbols (Dublin trams carried symbols instead of numbers from 1903 to 1922) Routes 5. Technical details 6.Tram Models 7.The men and the fleet of 1904 8.Peripheral connecting tramways Dublin & Blessington Tramway Company Dublin & Lucan Tramway Company Clontarf & Hill of Howth Tramway Company
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 8mm | 154g
  • English
  • 1439259682
  • 9781439259689
  • 1,535,607