Dumfries and Galloway's Last Days of Steam, by W.A.C. Smith
Published by Stenlake in 2003, 48 pages. Rectangular Paperback - 17cm by 24cm (N4121P2)
Brand New Book
This fascinating book relives the final days of the Port Road when people lined the route six-deep to wave the last service goodbye. The complicated branch lines of the vast area around Dumfries and Galloway are well covered, and the book is packed with over 50 black and white photographs, all taken by the author, and each with a detailed caption.
Steam engines feature throughout, working hard at locations which include Beattock, the Beattock Bank, Beattock Summit, Canonbie, Castle Douglas, Creetown, Crossmichael, Dalbeattie, Dumfries, Dunragit, Elvanfoot, Gatehouse of Fleet, Greskine, Harthope, Kirkconnel, Kirkinner, Kirkcudbright, Loch Skerrow, Lockerbie, Moffat, Nethercleugh, Parton, Sanquhar and Stranraer
Please note their is a small price sticker on the rear side cover