Imagine your job is so dangerous that you are at risk of loosing a limb. But instead of trying to implement safety measures, your employer starts manufacturing artificial limbs! That’s exactly the world our ancestors inhabited.

My guest Mike Esbester (co-lead on the Railway Work, Life & Death project) delves into railway ancestors as we explore what life was really like working on the railways.

Resources:

www.genealogystories.co.uk/mike-esbester

http://www.railwayaccidents.port.ac.uk/

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