Trams, Road VehiclesNo 3 in the Colourpoint Transport Series. This colourful book features the only corporation-owned horse tramway in the world. The diversity of the liveries and the charm of the venerable tramcars are extensively illustrated. The author betrays a genuine affection for his subject and, unusually, ...
Keywords: douglas, horse, colourpoint, horse, tramway, horse, douglas
Trams, Road VehiclesThis volume was produced in 1999 as an opprtunity to update the Douglas story in the previous 'Isle of Man Tramways' published some thirty years earlier. The author has not only researched the history in great detail, but also worked on the Tramway.
Keywords: douglas, horse, tramway, millenium, douglas, tramway, pearson, douglas, tramway, harness, horse-tram, centenray, millenium, tramway, douglas, douglas
RailwaysThe lines were the least used steam routes on the Island and had a special charm of their own. The scenic delights and the antiquated stock made the journey most memorable. You can enjoy it from your armchair and wallow in nostalgia. From the series Narrow Gauge Branch Lines
Keywords: douglas, ramsey, wallow, ballaugh, bishop, court, braddan, crosby, douglas, foxdale, mooar, wyllin, kirk, kirk, lezayre, peel, ramsey, harbour, ramsey, germain, sulby, sulby, waterfall
Trams, Road VehiclesThe small system played an important part in the life and development of the town and is shown in quiet residential districts, the busy shopping centre and mingling with steam trains in the streets of the dock area. Here is an important contribution to tramway knowledge. It includes details of the ... From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: dover, maxton, dock, tramway, second-hand, tramway, harley
Trams, Road VehiclesThis album reveals the important part played by the electric tramways of the area and shows many nostalgic street scenes from the past. The trams conveyed workers to the Docklands and Eastenders for a day out on Wanstead Flats amongst many other duties. The two systems are considered separately, as ... From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: wanstead, harley, beckton, manor, wanstead, victoria, upton, plaistow, stratford
RailwaysAmongst Eastbourne's lesser known railways illustrated are those to the gas works and the Crumbles. The miniature electric tramway is also included. The story of the development of the coast line is fully portrayed and its effect on the growth of the district is shown by means of numerous maps. From the series South Coast Railways
Keywords: eastbourne, eastbourne, tramway, bexhill, collington, cooden, eastbourne, eastbourne, tramway, glyne, hampden, pevensey, westham, pevensey, warrior, marina, stone, sussex
RailwaysThis is the final volume in Kevin McCormack's brilliant series of books featuring steam operation in and around London from the early 1950s through to the final demise of steam in 1968. In this book, he takes readers on a vivid, pictographic journey through the golden age of steam on the Eastern ...
Keywords: portfolio, mccormack, termini, liverpool, magnet, pacifics, britannia, pacifics, liverpool, ipswich, norwich, harwich, suburban, chingford, ex-ltsr, satisfy, avid, bookshelf, mccormack
RailwaysIn Eastern Electric, John Glover examines the history of electric services throughout eastern England. Starting with the pioneering work of the NER, he examines the importance attached by the LNER to its Woodhead and suburban schemes, before discussing the various schemes brought to fruition under ...
Keywords: glover, lner, woodhead, suburban, grimsby, immingham, tyne, wear, metro, suburban, erudite, glover
RailwaysThe Eastern coast of Spain, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, was once the location of numerous narrow gauge lines. These comprised of a diverse selection of systems, ranging from a small 60cm.gauge industrial line, rural branch lines of both 75cm and metre gauge and an extensive purely industrial ... From the series Narrow Gauge Branch Lines
Keywords: spain, gerona, malaga, spain, mediterranean, urban, tramway, organ, gerona, barcelona, tarragona, castellon, sagunto, ojas, valencia, alicante, malaga
Trams, Road VehiclesResidents of Canons Park and Sudbury once had a fleet of elegant tramcars to take them to the West End at Paddington, to work or play or learn. Almost every street on these routes, and the adjacent ones, are shown in a more peaceful bygone age. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: edgware, willesden, sudbury, paddington, harley, edgeware, hendon, hendon, cricklewood, willesden, harlesden, harlesden, acton, scrubs, harrow, paddington, stonebridge, sudbury
RailwaysThe Edinburgh Suburban line was the Victorian equivalent of today's ring road, designed and built to relieve congestion on an overburdened yet still developing urban transport network. Starting life as a legally independent company, its prime function was to provide a through route for freight ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: edinburgh, suburban, edinburgh, suburban, victorian, equivalent, urban, negligible, waverley, suburban, cattle, agricultural, tramcar, edinburgh, sign, death, bypass, maclean, edinburgh, suburban, suburban, haymarket, gorgie, gorgie, craighouse, craighouse, peffer, mill, duddingston, duddingston, niddrie, niddrie, accident, waverley, suburban, expenditure
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