Narrow gauge rails in mid-Wales

a historical survey of the narrow gauge railways in mid-Wales
  • 146 Pages
  • 1.77 MB
  • English
Oakwood , South Godstone, Surrey
Statementwith drawings by R.E.Tustin.
The Physical Object
Pagination146p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18961860M

Narrow Gauge Rails in Mid-Wales Hardcover – January 1, by Boyd J I C (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Boyd J I C. PETER JOHNSON is the author of more than 30 books, mainly about Welsh and narrow-gauge railways.

His association with the Ffestiniog Railway, as editor of the Ffestiniog Railway Society's quarterly magazine (), as a director of the Ffestiniog Railway Society () and in drafting the company's Welsh Highland Railway Transport & Works Order, and as the compiler of a narrow-gauge 5/5(3).

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The first book to provide a fascinating and detailed history of the narrow gauge railway development in Northern Spain. The author exaplinas why this area was bypassed by the main broad gauge railways and how narrow gauge railways of 1 metre or les spread rapidly along the Cantabrican mountain chain and into the river valleys to support the iron, coal, steel, zinc, pyrite, and manganese 5/5(1).

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published as Narrow gauge rails in mid-Wales. Description: pages, 92 plates illustrations, maps, portraits 23 cm. Narrow Gauge Rails in Mid-Wales / Narrow Gauge Railways in Mid-Wales.

The British Narrow Gauge Railway No. This volume, part of the classic Boyd series covering British narrow gauge, includes the Corris, Talyllyn, Glyn Valley, Fiarbourne, Vale of Rheidol and the Welshpool & Llanfair.

Standard history supported with photographs diagrams and maps. Narrow Gauge Rails In Mid-Wales: A Historical Survey of the Narrow Gauge Railways in Mid-Wales,with drawings by Boyd, James I.C.

Published by Oakwood Press (). The author's first book on the narrow gauge lines of Mid-Wales appeared in and went rapidly out of print.

Since then he has done a great deal of further research and in the case of four of the lines (Tal-y-Llyn, Welshpool and Llanfair, Rheidol and Fairbourne) there has been a great deal more history to record during the intervening years. Mid Wales South Wales. National Network. Route Sections.

Gazetteer of Stations. About Wales: Commercial Train Companies (National Network) Arriva Trains Wales (includes link to Arriva's corporate pages) Preserved Standard and Narrow-gauge Railways. Corris Railway; Great Little Trains of Wales; Talyllyn Railway; Teifi Valley Railway; Vale of.

Boyd J I C Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire: Vol.3 The Dinorwic Quarry and Railways, Great Orme Tramway and Other Rail Systems, Oakwood,pp plus plates.

First published in The British Narrow Gauge Railway - No 5.

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Hard Cover. Fine in a Very Good dust wrapper. £ Narrow Gauge Book Co-op is an independent, community-owned bookstore in the heart of Downtown Alamosa. From picturesque coastline to rolling hills, explore the very heart of the renowned Welsh countryside on this exciting tour.

Enjoy classic heritage railway journeys along some of the country's oldest lines and roll through the stunning scenery that Wales has become synonymous with. British Narrow Gauge Railway Rail and Sleeper Sizes This table shows the main rail weights and sleeper dimensions for some of the principle British narrow gauge railways that used flat bottom track at various Narrow Gauge Railways in Mid-Wales, J.I.C.

Boyd (Oakwood Press ) [5] The Lynton and Barnstable Railway, Brown Prideaux and. Further information: Rail transport in Queensland. The massive narrow-gauge 3 ft 6 in (1, mm) coal trains of the Queensland Railway with wagons and 2 midtrain electric locomotives show what is possible with narrow gauge with modern equipment and tracklaying techniques.

OCLC Number: Notes: Maps on end papers. Previous ed.,published as Narrow gauge rails in mid-Wales. Description: pages, 84 unnumbered pages of. In he was appointed the Festiniog Railway Company's official photographer. From he also contributed a narrow-gauge railway news column to one of the national railway magazines.

This is his fourth book for Pen & Sword Transport, following two on the Festiniog Railway and one on the Welsh Highland s: 3. Peter Johnson’s first book, Rails in Wales - the Cambrian Lines, was published by Ian Allan Publishing in It set the tone for many of the books that followed, with the emphasis on a well-written text supported by a good range of gh many of the titles relate to Welsh narrow gauge railways, particularly the Festiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, there are also books.

James Ian Craig Boyd was an English author and narrow-gauge railway historian. Boyd spent a lifetime researching and writing on narrow-gauge railways.

His books on narrow-gauge railways in North and Mid Wales, the Isle of Man and Ireland are considered to be standard works on the subject. His books, published by The Oakwood Press sinceare rarely out of print, reflecting their importance to.

The book provides an overview of the six major Rocky Mountain narrow gauge railroads (the Denver & Rio Grande, Otto Mears short lines, the Denver, South Park & Pacific, the Florence & Cripple Creek, the Uintah and the Rio Grande Southern) augmented with a matchless album of photographs by masters such as William H.

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The Story of a Mid-Wales Slate Railway. Pen & Sword. Regular price £ Railways in Wales feature a selection of books on preserved and current welsh railways. Get this from a library. Narrow gauge railways in Mid-Wales, [James I C Boyd].

Gauges such as 2 ft 3 in ( mm), 2 ft 4 in ( mm) and 2 ft 4 1⁄2 in ( mm) were used in parts of the UK, particularly for railways in Wales and the borders, with some industrial use in the coal industry. Some sugar cane lines in Cuba were 2 ft 3 1⁄2 in ( mm).

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Pen & Sword. Regular price £   In this video we look at a few of the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways, we visited on our trip to the Snowdon Mountain Railway.

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[James I C Boyd]. Great Little Trains of Wales. Narrow gauge steam railways. Linking the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion, this narrow gauge steam railway has tight curves and steep gradients.

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