Great Railway Eras

Festiniog in the Fifties

ISBN:978 1 873793 68 8
First Published:01 March 1996
Last Reprinted:28 September 2013
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Allan Garraway
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

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



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All 120 photographs were taken by pioneers involved in reviving this dormant decaying railway of great historical significance. The authors were founder members of the Festiniog Railway Society and Allan Garraway was at the helm for 31 years. Herein are many unusual views and little known stories from a bygone era.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Portmadoc Harbour1-2,10-30
Boston Lodge Works3-9,31-53
Boston Lodge Halt54-58
Minffordd Yard65-68
Tan y bwlch84-92
Blaenau Ffestiniog (FR)103-113
Pitts Head117
Snapper Halt118-120

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