(New DVD) The Granite City' - Aberdeen, was the focus of several branch lines, plus routes from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. North of Aberdeen, a branch led to Fraserburgh and nearby Peterhead, the Peterhead line diverging at Maud Jct. West of Fraserburgh lies Banff, whose branch line connected at Tillynaught Jct. Superb film captured Banff's daily steam hauled 'local' and the last passenger train in 1964. A railtour in 1963 from Elgin to Forres via Craigellachie, Grantown-on-Spey and Dava provides views of the network of lines that once served this area. Of routes from Aberdeen, the Dees... View More...
The Journal of the Great North of Scotland Railway Association.: 1997
Edition: 1st Edition
Seller ID: 006408
Condition: Very Good
Stapled booklet in illustrated covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp30, b&w illustrations. Articles include: The July flood and the Aberdeen-Inverness main line, The social and economic effects of railway development in North-East Scotland, B12 Hikers, postmarks from Craigellachie, Macduff branch, View More...
New paperback with card covers that have a cloth veneer in order to retain the original character of the book as much as possible. In mint condition. Republished from the original edition of 1902, with a new introduction by Bryn Wayte of Deeside Books. Pp 181, with original full page illustrations and five maps, advertising and index. Number five in the North East Classics Series. Originally published in 1902, this scarce title by Alex Inkson McConnochie has been reproduced in its original form, including copies of all of the original illustrations and maps. It is the fifth volume in the Nor... View More...
Paperback, new, with illustrated end pages, with pp48. The Grampian region comprises the counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine, Banff and Moray. Railways were relatively late in arriving in this part of Scotland and it wasn't until 1850 that a line reached Ferryhill on the outskirts of the Granite City. Expansion followed rapidly however and eventually the Great North of Scotland Railway - the company that dominated the region - totalled 334 route miles and had a stock of 122 locomotives. In this history by W.A.C. Smith, the story is told with a wealth of fascinating detail and includes 54 superb p... View More...
The Great North Railway Association: 1992
Seller ID: 003533
Condition: Very Good
Stapled pamphlet in card wraps, with illustrated covers. The Journal of The Great North Railway Association. May 1992. With b&w illustrations. Pages 294 - 317 Contents: , Engine State June 1857; Accident at Craigellachie 1922; Gordon Highlander by Ian N. Fraser; and more. S36 View More...
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