Blair Atholl's Railway, by Howard Geddes

Blair Atholl's Railway, by Howard Geddes

Blair Atholl's Railway, by Howard Geddes

Booklet published by the Highland Railway Society in 2013. Paperback - c.16.5cm by 24cm, 112 pages (N5652)

The railway through Blair Atholl was opened around 150 years ago when the main line from Perth to Inverness was completed, and over the years, the station and its locomotive shed played a significant part in the life of the village. No mere wayside station, its men and machines assisted long and heavy trains over Drumochter Pass, the highest main line on the Britain’s railways. Sections in the book include:

Before the Railway
The Coming Of The Railway
Early Days at Blair Athole
The Engine Shed
Blair Atholl's Trains
Up and Down
Men and Machine
Blair Atholl Pictorial
The Struan Bankers
Blair Atholl's Water Supply
Queen Victoria's Visit - 1863
Covering The Carriages
Summer Camps at Black Island
The Visit Of Crown Prince Hirohito
The Loading Gauge
A Fateful Hogmanay

The condition of the book is generally very good. The cover has one or two very minor scuffs but is clean and bright, the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is an old price printed and a small price sticker on the rear side cover.

Condition New