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Festiniog Railway : the Spooner era and after 1830-1920

Author: Peter Johnson
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Transport, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Festiniog Railway 1836-2014 describes the history of the worlds first steam-operated narrow gauge railway to carry passengers. It covers the history of the railway from its beginnings as a horse-worked tramroad in 1836, through its technical developments with the introduction of steam locomotives, Fairlie articulated locomotives and bogie carriages through its twentieth-century decline, to closure in 1946, and then  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Johnson
ISBN: 9781473827288 1473827280
OCLC Number: 1003267038
Description: 207 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Peter Johnson.

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Primarily an illustrated history by a well-known author of narrow gauge books.  Read more...

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Peter has delved extensively in to recently digitised newspaper archives to find stories of day to day incidents on the railway and its interaction with the communities it ran through. Even if you Read more...

 
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