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The Irish narrow gauge railway

J. D. C. A. Prideaux

The Irish narrow gauge railway

by J. D. C. A. Prideaux

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot, Devon, North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Narrow gauge railroads -- Ireland -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 96.

      StatementJ.D.C.A. Prideaux.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF59 .P74 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3072157M
      ISBN 100715380710
      LC Control Number82170770
      OCLC/WorldCa8691071

      Volume 2 of this definitive pictorial history of narrow gauge in Ireland covers the lines located in the province of Ulster, lines that provide a great deal of contrast for the narrow gauge connoisseur -- from the little Portstewart Tramway to the biggest narrow gauge networks in the country, the Londonderry & Lough Swilly and the County Donegal Railways. Luke is an Irish narrow gauge saddle-tank engine who works primarily at the Blue Mountain Quarry, on the Skarloey Railway. Luke arrived on Sodor from Ireland. It had always been his dream to come to Sodor and he was very excited to work there. He arrived on Sodor alongside Victor, who at the time was painted yellow and did not speak English. When the ship docked, Luke was so eager to get to.

      Buy The Irish Narrow Gauge Railway, Oxfam, J D C A Prideaux, , Books, Reference. The Irish Narrow Gauge - A Pictorial History. Volumes One & Two. Fine survey of Irish narrow gauge with a chapter devoted to each line, the text being supported by maps and numerous photographs. Volume One - From Cork to Cavan and Volume Two - The Ulster Lines. Both were first published in More Information.

      In the s and s the railway system in Ireland became a magnet for enthusiasts from Great Britain who realized that, as on the mainland, a way of life was fast disappearing as diesel traction replaced steam and the size of the rail network across Ir. This book follows the building of the three-foot narrow-gauge railway and the pier it served, and the digging of the mines, and follows its daily struggles with litigious neighbours, recalcitrant sheep and the wild and unpredictables weather of this Irish Sea coast.


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In the Irish Narrow Gauge Trust located its remains and negotiated the purchase of the loco and commissioned Alan Keef t rebuild the ers: K. The last 'common carrier' narrow-gauge line, the West Clare, was closed by CIE in Illustrated throughout, this latest addition to the familiar and highly successful 'Irish Railway Pictorial' series surveys the carriages and wagons used on the Ireland's narrow gauge lines.

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VG with slight rubbing to the corners of the glazed boards. Examines both the standard and narrow gauge. NLE06 - The Irish Narrow Gauge - Scale Drawings. 7mm Scale Drawings Introduction. This book was first published in and was edited by Howard Piltz with the co-operation of the publishers of Railway author of the text was the late David Lloyd, then the editor of the Continental Modeller.

The first part of the book is spent with an introduction followed by detailed. My first colour photo of the narrow gauge was the one by Patrick Whitehouse which later appeared on the front of one of his books of one of the Donegal Tank locos.

With that now over, I now come to one of my big problems. You see, I would like to find some Irish Broad Gauge station track plans (hopefully to a scale I can work from). In the long. The West Clare Railway, is probably the best known of Ireland's many fascinating narrow gauge railways.

That it can lay claim to this accolade is due to the fact that it was the last 3ft gauge line in the country to remain open and to the notoriety which it achieved as the butt of a. Preface - An all-colour album on the Irish narrow gauge is a logical sequel to the much loved colour volumes on the 'Wee Donegal' and the Isle of Man Steam Railway, published by Colourpoint Books in recent years.

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(hb) Midland,pp, large format glazed boards, isbn 1. The Irish Railway System. Ireland now has some 2,km of public railways, all 1,mm (5'3") gauge. Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann), the state railway system in the Republic has 1,km, and in Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Railways operates another km.

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. Preface - An all-colour album on the Irish narrow gauge is a logical sequel to the much loved colour volumes on the 'Wee Donegal' and the Isle of Man Steam Railway, published by Colourpoint Books in recent years.

Of course, many books have been published on Irish narrow gauge railways; most of them on specific lines and a few as general albums.

The Irish Narrow Gauge Volume One from Cork to Cavan. We are in the process of reviewing this item. out of 5 stars Narrow Gauge Railway's in Ireland. Reviewed in the United States on Ma Verified Purchase. This book is well researched and written. Many good clear photos of the locomotive hauled rolling stock of the former 3' gauge rail systems.

However, I would have liked the diesel rail cars, such as those on the Donegal /5(6). 1 to Irish and Manx Narrow gauge. Paul Stevenson has started an email list for modellers of Irish and Manx narrow gauge railways in 15mm to the foot or scale, on 45mm gauge track.

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