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Aberdeenshire's Lost Railways
In keeping with the format of our other lost railway books, this volume contains a selection of excellent historic photographs of stations and rolling stock, this time featuring...
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Always Boats & Men
A beautifully put together volume reflecting upon the relationship between an island people and the vessels that carry them ‘down to the sea in ships’. Featuring the poetry...
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Angus & Kincardineshire's Lost Railways
Dundee had one of the earliest railway systems in Scotland (dating from the 1830s), and by the early 1900s a network of lines served virtually every town and village in Angus and...
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Argyll and the Highlands' Last Days of Steam
An album of steam-era images by railway photographer Bill Smith, who also wrote the accompanying captions. Locations featured include: Crianlarich Upper, Craigendoran Upper, Helensburgh...
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Argyll and the Highlands' Lost Railways
At the height of the railway era, the Scottish Highlands had a total of 183 railway stations, serving some of the most remote parts of the United Kingdom. Road transport was virtually...
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Ayrshire’s Last Days of Colliery Steam
A beautiful book with some dramatic pictures of the final days of these steam workhorses of Ayrshire's deep pit mining industry, some of which which were still operating right...
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Banff, Moray & Nairn's Lost Railways
From over a hundred stations between them, Banff, Moray and Nairn now have just four. During the late nineteenth century fishing, agriculture, tourism and whisky fuelled the rapid...
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Bell's Comet
P. J. G Ransom’s new study of Bell and the Comet and their place in history, written to mark the Comet bicentenary in 2012. The author shows that the direct influence of Bell...
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Border Counties Railway Through Time
The Border Counties Railway ran from the old railway village of Riccarton Junction on the Waverley Route across the Border and through Northumberland to Hexham. Partly intended...
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Borders' Last Days of Steam
Now that the Waverley line may finally be reopened, the Borders could soon enjoy the convenience of a railway once again. But in the meantime, this book recalls the line and the...
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Bradshaw's Guide Scotland's Railways: West Coast - Carlisle
Bradshaw's Guide of 1863 was the staple book to what's what and where's where for the mid-Victorians and it gives the reader a unique insight into the world of the nineteenth century...
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Britain's Scenic Railways: Waverley Route (Jun)
The Waverley Route is the scenic stretch of line that ran from Edinburgh to Carlisle via Hawick, crossing some of the most remote moorland and bleak mountain landscapes in the...
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Buses of Dumfries & Galloway
A collection of photographs of historical buses from Dumfries and Galloway, with captions for each photograph.
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Buses of Skye & the Western Isles
In the 1960s, many of the bus services in Scotland’s Western Isles, from Lewis and Harris in the north down to Islay in the south, were operated by MacBrayne’s, the company...
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By Steamer to the Ayrshire Coast
At the turn of the twentieth century new laws introduced paid holidays for the masses and the seaside towns of Scotland saw a huge influx of visitors. From Glasgow, Paisley and...
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Cal-Mac:An Illustrated History of Caledonian MacBrayne
Created in 1973 with the amalgamation of the Caledonian Steam Packet Co. and David MacBrayne, Cal-Mac's black hulls and white toppings have been a common sight on the Clyde estuary...
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Caledonian Canal, Lochs Locks and Pleasure Steamers
The Caledonian Canal was cut to link Scotland's east and west coasts and among its many users were boats engaged in herring fishing - as the fish migrated, they were followed from...
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Caledonian Canal, The
Telford's plan, to connect Loch Ness, Loch Oich and Loch Lochy with each other and the sea, was a huge undertaking which brought civil engineering to the Highlands on a heroic...
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Caledonian MacBrayne: The Fleet
This book, published specifically for Caledonian Macbrayne, covers the history of the company, maps of the routes, specification and full colour pictures of all of the vessels...
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Callander & Oban Railway Through Time
Construction on the Callander & Oban Railway began in 1866, but because of the mountain terrain through which the line passed, especially at Glen Ogle and Loch Awe, the line did...
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Canal Builders
Canal Builders is a classic history book for anyone interested in the development of Britain's canal system. The book, which was first published in the 1970s, is now republished...
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Castle Douglas Through Time
The market town of Castle Douglas, beside Carlingwark Loch in the southern Scottish region of Dumfries and Galloway, is relatively new, though the area has been inhabited from...
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Central Scotland's Last Days of Steam
Another superb collection of 1950s and 1960s photos taken through the lens of W. A. C. Smith, who has also selected the photos and written the text. Locations featured include...
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Clyde Coast Connections
A sentimental journey through years and modes of transport, encompassing the terminals, harbours, stations and halts, of this historic region. Covering a period from the mid-19th...
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Crinan Canal
Known as 'Britain's most beautiful shortcut', the Crinal Canal runs from Ardrishaig on Loch Fyne nine miles across the Kintyre peninsula to the west coast of Scotland. Designed...
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Crinan Canal Puffers and Paddle Steamers
More than fifty-five archive photographs and illustrations show the Crinan Canal bustling with activity. Views of the towns of Ardrishaig and Lochgilphead, and the village of Crinan...
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Crinan Canal the Shipping Short Cut
Work on the Crinan Canal commenced in 1794 but the project was beset by financial and engineering problems and quickly had to be baled out by the Government. After this uncertain...
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Discovering Scotland's Lost Railways
The mid to late nineteenth century was a boom period for railway building in Scotland. Many lines were built, often through sparsely populated areas and with over-optimistic forecasts...
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Dumfries & Galloway's Last Days of Steam
This richly illustrated book features black and white photographs of steam engines from the Dumfries and Galloway regional lines, with detailed captions for each picture which...
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Dumfries & Galloway's Lost Railways
During the railway network's heyday in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Dumfries and Galloway was served by dozens of stations, many of them on the 'Paddy Line'...
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