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The Snowdon Mountain Railway by Keith Turner ISBN 13: 9780715358757

ISBN 10: 0715358758

Hardcover; Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1973; ISBN-13: 978-0715358757

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David & Charles PLC, 1973. Hardcover. Good. Condition exlibrary good. Isbn 0-7153-5875-8,0715358758. Imposingly situated in the heart of North Wales, the twisting, sprawling mass of rock that is Snowdon dominates the surrounding countryside in the face of strong opposition from its more immediate rivals. In an area of outstanding natural beauty, the highest mountain in England and Wales also lays claim to having the highest railway in the country. Not only is it the highest but it is also our only mountain rack railway. North Wales has a unique place in the history of narrow gauge railways in Britain and had many built from the 1860s onwards. The mountainous terrain and lack of traffic made standard gauge lines uneconomical to construct and operate and the cheaper narrow gauge lines came into their own. 'The Snowdon Mountain Railway' is the story of just one of these lines - the narrow gauge rack-and-pinion line built up Snowdon from Llanberis. Proposals for a railway up Snowdon had been sugges ... Read more

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David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Presentable, tight and sound copy of this scholarly study. From a smoker's house, odour barely noticeable. Dustwrapper not price clipped, spine slightly faded. No inscriptions or annotation. 165 pages. Illustrations, indexed, notes etc. Size: 8vo. Category: Railways; ISBN: 0715358758. ISBN/EAN: 9780715358757. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0020800. . 9780715358757

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Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1973. 165 pages, 375g. Maroon cloth boards FINE in a Near Very Good d/w with internal stain to top edge and sunning to spine and top. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near V.G.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

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David & Charles PLC, 1973-02-01. Hardcover. Good.

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David &Charles, Great Britain, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. This book provides a comprehensive history of the Snowdon Mountain Railway from its origins up to the present day with additional relevant material to provide a complete background for understanding why the railway was built in the first place and at that particular moment of railway history. 166 pages. Ex-Libris pasted in. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Trains / Railway; Railways; ISBN: 0715358758. ISBN/EAN: 9780715358757. Inventory No: 242376.. 9780715358757

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