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1st Edition - 1981, Reprinted 1990
by J.I.C. Boyd
ISBN 0853612730
Book Size 230mm x 145mm, casebound, gold blocked spine, printed end papers and two-colour glossy jacket. 282 Pages of Text 70 fascinating photographs. 36 drawings, maps, gradient profiles are also included.
Publisher: Oakwood Press
Series: British Narrow Gauge Railway

A reprint of this sought after title which gives the history of the important rail networks that served the Dinorwic Quarries at Llanberis. Also included in this volume are the histories of a number of smaller sytems and the Great Orme Tramway at Llandudno all told in Mr Boyd`s own inimitable style.


  • Author’s Note
  • Part1 The Nantlle Railway 1825-1966
  • Part 2 The Snowdon Mountain Tramroad 1894-
  • Part 3 The Pwllheli & Llanbedrog Tramway 1894-1929
  • Part 4 The South Beach Tramway 1899-1919
  • Appendix I Nantlle Vale Industrial Tramways
  • Appendix II Llanberis (Southwest) District Industrial Tramways
  • Appendix III Lleyn Peninsula Industrial Tramways
  • Sources & Acknowledgements
  • Main Index
  • Index To Drawings, Maps, Diagrams
  • Index To Illustrations


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