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A source book of miniature & narrow gauge railways

Geoffrey Kichenside

A source book of miniature & narrow gauge railways

by Geoffrey Kichenside

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Published by Ward Lock in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads, Miniature -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Railroads, Narrow-gage -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGeoffrey Kichenside.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF675
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21641459M
    ISBN 100706360702
    OCLC/WorldCa9489119

    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. Welcome to my website! I am a specialist seller of Railway Books new and second hand, with many rare and hard to find books in stock. I also stock a variety of garden railway products, including real live steam model narrow gauge railway locomotives, as I am an approved selling agent for both Accucraft UK Limited and Roundhouse Engineering.

      This invaluable book is essential reading for all those who wish to build a small, narrow gauge model railway layout to a high standard. Comprehensive in its coverage, the book begins with a useful summary of the history and development of narrow gauge railways in the British Isles, and this is followed by a detailed, but easily digestible, consideration of the /5(26). Buy Narrow & Miniature Gauge Railwayana Books and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! Great Savings Free Delivery / Collection on many items.

      The majority of the locomotives and rolling stock are genuine narrow-gauge (running on track 2' 6" wide), and were obtained from the Bowater paper mills at Sittingbourne, Kent. As on the best railways, the locomotives all carry names - steam locos Chevalier, Superior and Excelsior and diesels Hector and s: 3.   Book on French railways. By ianp, Decem in French Railways. Recommended Posts. I tend to buy any new English book about French narrow gauge, and will be putting Peter's books on my want list. One source of info might be Micheline road maps as they tend to show lines, if they still existeven when they are non operational.


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