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A review of the theory of narrow gauges as applied to main trunk lines of railway

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Published by D. Van Nostrand in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Narrow gauge railroads.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRailway gauges.
    Statementby Silas Seymour.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 04983.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination56 p.
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16927160M
    ISBN 100665049838

    The Talyllyn Railway is a narrow gauge railway opened for goods traffic in and shortly after for passenger services, which have operated every year since between Tywyn and Nant Gwernol just over seven miles inland. Oversized Paperback. Condition: Very Good. " x 11". Well-illustrated oversized paperback history of the Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad (BRB&L), a narrow-gauge line which served Winthrop (the Winthrop Loop, which went all the way to Point Shirley), East Boston, Revere, and Lynn.

    A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard 1, mm(4 ft 8 1⁄2 in). Most narrow-gauge railways are between mm (1 ft 11 5⁄8 in) and 1, mm(3 ft 6 in). Speed limit The story of the narrow gauge branch lines of the Victorian Railways [Downs, Edward A] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Speed limit The story of the narrow gauge branch lines of the Victorian RailwaysAuthor: Edward A Downs.

    The gauge of a railroad is the distance between the inside vertical surfaces of the head of the rail. Standard gauge is 4 feet, /2 inches. This is the gauge with which steam railroading began, and it became the common gauge of Britain, North America, and . The titles on this page are all about modelling and are categorised to make browsing them a little easier. Some books cover a number of categories and so these have been placed in what we feel is the most appropriate section.


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For any railfan with an interest in narrow gauge railroads (railroads that operate on rails spaced closer than the prevailing 4' ") George Hilton's American Narrow Gauge Railroads is a must-have.

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