Great Railway Eras

Ffestiniog in Colour


ISBN:978 1 908174 25 3
First Published:21 July 2012
Authors:Hugh Ballantyne
Series Editor: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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The railway was an example to the world after double engines were introduced in Victorian times. The revival of this unique line was thus of immense importance and this prolonged task is recorded herein in colour - 28 years of toil in impressive images.



'The compiler [Hugh Ballantyne], himself an accomplished photographer, has sourced a wonderful selection of 120 pictures from this famous narrow gauge railway's early years.... The photos of the deviation and the new and old Moelwyn tunnels are especially noteworthy.'
(The Railway Magazine, December 2012)

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Porthmadog, The Cob16-17
Boston Lodge18-26
Gwyndy Bank37-38
Rhiw Goch43-53
Plas Halt54-56
Tan y Bwlch57-75
Blaenau Ffestiniog110-120

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