Colonel Stephens

Insights into the man and his empire

ISBN:978 1 904474 62 3
First Published:01 July 2005
Authors:Philip Shaw & Vic Mitchell
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

192 Pages
79 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history

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One of the most versatile railway engineers of the early 20th century, Holman Fred Stephens became the ultimate authority on light railways, helping to create many memorable minor lines. This volume looks at aspects of his unusual life and some notable features of his unique network, much of which was later described as bucolic.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Ashover Light Railway1.4
Clapton Road WC&PR1.3
Montgomeryshire Railway1.2
Neasden Locomotive Works1.1
Hope Mill3.2
Long Melford7.1
Bexleyheath, Pickford Lane temporary bridge8.1
Newport IOW16.1
Burry Port17.1
Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway18.1
Rye & Camber Tramway19.2
Beddgelert 21.5
Blaenau Ffestiniog21.1
Portmadoc Harbour21.3-21.4
Tan y bwlch21.6
Wick Wharf WC&PR22.1-22.2
Edge Hill Incline23.1-23.2
West Somerset Mineral Railway24.1
West Somerset Mineral Railway Comberrow Incline24.2
Weston Point Light Railway25.1
Snailbeach Locomotive Shed26.1
Snailbeach Wharf Bridge26.3
North Devon & Cornwall Jct Light Railway27.1
Calstock Viaduct28.3
Ebdon Lane WC&PR28.4
Merton South29.2
Dover Marine, Lord Warden Hotel31.1

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