Great Railway Eras

Festiniog 1946-55

The Pioneers' Stories

ISBN:978 1 906008 01 7
First Published:01 April 2007
Authors:Michael Davies & Vic Mitchell
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 pages
120 photographs
large scale maps
other details of local history



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This volume brings together the memories of some of those who visited the world famous two-foot gauge line during its closure period. It also contains a variety of stories of the initial revival work, many of which have not been recorded before. Numerous unpublished and fascinating photographs of the era are included to bring to life these unusual accounts.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Boston Lodge7-11,23,41-50,54-60
Tan y bwlch14,69,73-74,79
Moelwyn Tunnel16-17,80
Blaenau Ffestiniog20-22
Boston Lodge Halt51-53,61-62
Rhiw Goch70
Cei Mawr71
Bryn Mawr76
Garnedd Tunnel77-78
Glan y Pwll83-85

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