The Speyside Line, by Dick Jackson and Keith Fenwick, subtitled 'A History and Guide to the Railway from Craigellachie to Boat of Garten'
Book published by the Great North of Scotland Railway Association in 2012, 80 pages. Paperback - c.16cm by 24cm (N6376)
This book provides a fascinating short history of the Speyside line, and describes this outpost of the Great North which later came to be known for the whisky traffic it handled. The book is illustrated throughout with several of colour and black and white photographs, as well as several line drawn maps, and sections in the book include:
Early Railways in the Area
Building the Line
LNER and British Railways Days
Decline and Closure
Along The Line
Railways That Might Have Been
The Lure of Iron Ore
Appendix 1 : Opening and Closing Dates
Appendix 2 : Traffic
Appendix 3 : Financial Performance of the Strathspey line
The condition of the book is generally very good. The cover have one or two very minor scuffs but 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.