The Black Isle Railway, by Jack Kernahan

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The Black Isle Railway, by Jack Kernahan

The Black Isle Railway, by Jack Kernahan

Booklet published by the Highland Railway Society in 2013. Paperback - c.16.5cm by 24cm, 112 pages (N5758)

The Black Isle Railway, from Muir of Ord on the main line north from Inverness to Fortrose on the southern shore of the Black Isle, served a rural community made prosperous by its good quality land. The line was opened by the Highland Railway in 1894 and served the area for more than half a century, and this book provides a fascinating history of the line and its operations. Sections include:

Local Proposals
Rival Schemes
The Fight for the Black Isle
Construction and Opening
A Highland Branch Line
Henry Casserley's Visit in 1928
LMS Days
James Stevenson's Visit in 1948
Reminiscences
WAC Smith's Visit in 1959
Closure
Appendix 1: Bridges
Appendix 2 : Stations and Sidings

The condition of the book is generally very good. The covers are 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.

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