Maritime Built by Nobles of Girvan gives a wonderfully comprehensive account of one of Scotland's finest boat-building companies –Alexander Noble & Sons Ltd of Girvan – from its founding in 1946 to the present-day. The phrase ‘Built by Nobles of Girvan' is synonymous with the construction of finely ...
Keywords: girvan, girvan, scotland, –alexander, noble, girvan, phrase, girvan, wooden, deny, girvan, steel, fishermen, henderson, drummond, girvan, noble, noble
Buses, Road VehiclesThe second title in our new series shows the great variety of buses operated in this area at the start of the 1970s. The book is comprehensively illustrated throughout with both mono and colour photographs and covers all Scotland and the English counties of Durham, Northumberland and Cumberland. In ... From the series Bus Operators 1970
Keywords: scotland, scotland, durham, northumberland, cumberland, scotland, municipal, aberdeen, dundee, edinburgh, glasgow, scottish, myriad, scottish, ribble, cumberland, well-known, scotland, scotland, scotland, fife, glasgow, northumberland, durham
Buses, Road VehiclesThe 16th annual review of the UK bus scene, this edition for the happenings in the year 2000.
Keywords: scotland, transbus, firstgroup, scania, round-up, arriva, volvo, b10m, stagecoach, optare, wright, fray, yorkshire, school, olympian
Buses, Road VehiclesFrom Australia to the United States by way of Burma, China, Finland, Hong Kong, Israel, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore and many another exotic location, this illustrated survey of the world's motor buses includes text and captions by photographer Paul Haywood, whose travels beyond Britain for more ... From the series Colour Prestige
Keywords: australia, burma, china, finland, hong, kong, israel, mexico, portugal, singapore, paul, haywood, army, up-to-the-minute, second-hand, ex-british, not-so-familiar, paul, haywood
Buses, Road VehiclesWith its focus on the mid-1970s, this book surveys the British bus scene during a decade when the remaining half-cabs and conductors were fast disappearing under the spread of one-man operation, National Bus Company livery was replacing many long-established colour schemes and the influence of the ...
Keywords: mid-1970s, half-cabs, one-man, forword, scotland, yorkshire, anglia
Buses, Road VehiclesThis is the eagerly awaited companion to the same team's Buses in the Sixties. Whereas that decade was one of relative stability and order, the seventies were to see the road passenger transport industry in Great Britain stood on its head. Apart from the demise of the traditional front-engined bus ... From the series Colour Prestige
Keywords: chassis, make-up, clear-cut, municipal, nottingham, brighton, birmingham, leicester, scotland, llandudno, skegness, manchester, bradford, sheffield
Buses, Road VehiclesFor almost five decades Buses Yearbook, and before it Buses Annual, have been appearing like clockwork, offering a fascinating selection of articles and photo-features on a wide range of historic and contemporary subjects. This August's new edition will mark the likely withdrawal of the last ... (Next Edition)
Keywords: half-cab, double-decker, routemaster, gatwick, airport, ribble, open-top, edinburgh, aecs, scotland, ribble, weaver, airport, potter, heigham, edinburgh
RailwaysToday it is hard to believe that a railway once ran by the secluded banks of the Cairn water, which flows between the village of Moniaive and Dumfries. But the Cairn Valley Light Railway did exist, although like many other rural branches it was short lived, opening in 1905 and closing barely 45 ... From the series Locomotion Papers
Keywords: cairn, cairn, village, cairn, lorry, terminus, trim, village, galloway, edinburgh, fertile, out-of--the-way, cairn, glasgow, victorian, village, storv, kirkpatrick, glencairn, memorandum, thornhill, cairn, scotland
RailwaysRailways have an innate fascination for many local historians - they played an important part in shaping the communities and environment we inherited from the l9th century. The Wemyss Bay line is a good example of this. But this particular railway's role in land transport is complemented - and ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: caley, rothesay, wemyss, l9th, wemyss, clyde, ferry, archie, clark, scotland, wemyss, heritage, wemyss, perform, rothesay, ferry, strathclyde, clark, glasgow, wemyss, wemyss, bute, geology, wemyss, clyde, steamer, clyde, kirk, upset, caledonian, wemyss, caley, wemyss, chronology, scotland
Buses, Road VehiclesThe public transport scene in Cambridge receives a detailed historical and analytical description in a very readable format from author Paul Carter. In this first volume of a projected pair, the author deals with the period up to 1950. Active in Cambridge at that date, the Tilling operator Eastern ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: cambridge, cambridge, paul, cambridge, ortona, horse-drawn, postwar, justice, cambridge, paul, horse, ortona, ortona, ortona, ortona, ortona, postwar, postwar, ortona, cambridge, peep
Buses, Road VehiclesFollowing the success of volume 1, Paul Carter now looks at events after 1950, when passenger loadings declined after the post-war peak. Cambridge 2 describes the fortunes of Eastern Counties, Cambus, the neighbouring large operators and the local independents through the tranquil 1950s, swinging ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: cambridge, paul, post-war, peak, cambridge, cambus, tranquil, turbulent, run-up, paul, cambridge
Road Vehicles, OtherNow in its 38th year, the Great Dorset Steam Fair is probably the greatest steam event in the British Isles, if not in the whole of Europe. For those interested in steam and all things mechanical, the great Dorset has become what Glastonbury is to rock fangs and the Isle of Man TT Races is for ...
Keywords: dorset, dorset, dorset, glastonbury, rock, motorcycle, acre, blandford, dorset, police, fire, brigade, dorset, craft, festival, paul, appleton, dorset, perform, stone, dorset, paul, appleton
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