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East European narrow gauge

Keith Chester

East European narrow gauge

by Keith Chester

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Published by Channel View in Clevedon, Avon, England, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Narrow gauge railroads -- Europe, Eastern

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKeith Chester.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF55 .C46 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1102185M
      ISBN 101873150040
      LC Control Number94027118

      The railways of the former East Germany provide one of the finest collections of steam worked Narrow Gauge lines in the world. In this programme we explore this system using film taken from to the present day, including footplate the Baltic Coast. The Bad Doberan to Kuhlungsborn Railway in , plus a detailed look at the railway in recent months showing street running. A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than standard 1, mm (4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in).Most narrow-gauge railways are between mm (1 ft 11 5 ⁄ 8 in) and 1, mm (3 ft 6 in).. Since narrow-gauge railways are usually built with tighter curves, smaller structure gauges, and lighter rails, they can be less costly to build, equip, and.

        Kurbjuweit's book covers the evolution of his fictitious Braunlage-Andreasburger Branch of the Harz Narrow Gauge Railway network. His branch extends the Harz network west to Braunlage and Saint Andreasburg, initially modelled in G gauge - but now in Om (scale ). IRSE = Industrial Railways of the South East, (Chalk Pits Museum) INGRB = Industrial Narrow Gauge Railways in Britain, Peter Nicholson SNG = Sussex Narrow Gauge, Mitchell & Smith (Middleton) SRM = Sussex Railways Remembered, L. Oppitz (Countryside Press) * N.B. the map in the book shows an older system. Photo shows the line NW of B/A

      I have always seen pictures of Russian 5’ broad gauge. If you search narrow gauge on YouTube a ton of Eastern European countries are still running narrow gauge forest railroads. I find the systems for transporting standard gauge cars over the narrow gauge railroad to be interesting too.   Winning tip: Narrow gauge in Bulgaria. Time moves slow on the Septemvri-Dobrinishte railway in south-west Bulgaria (km south of Sofia). Two weeks into a .


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Keith Chester (Author) ISBN About this Item: LOCOMOTIVES INTERNATIONAL, Card. Condition: VG. 1st. Well illustrated account of various surviving narrow gauge railways in Eastern Europe in the s - 90s, including an interesteing chapter on the PT4 Russian locomotive and its widespread use in East.

This book is part of a series of railway, bus and tram books called the Nostalgia Series. This is the first to cover transport outside the UK.

The Nostalgia Collection - It is quite small, soft cover, about 6 1/2" x 9 1/2", 64 pages, all colour. It covers the Baltic (Rugen), Harz, Saxon and. Glazed pictorial boards.

Colour photos. Prior to the re-unification of Germany, a vast number of narrow gauge railway systems existed in the former East Germany. Surprisingly a large number of lines in Saxony have survived, along with two in the Baltic Coast region. From the wilds of the west of Ireland, through the mountains of North Wales to the rolling countryside of the east of England ironstone fields, the narrow gauge railway provided an invaluable service for around a hundred years.

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Format: Hardback. Book Info: 96 pages photographs large scale maps other details of local history. "Eastern European Narrow Gauge" Keith Chester Cockermouth, Cumbria, United Kingdom CA13 0RA - Tel. +44 (0) ; Email. [email protected] and are information websites provided and maintained in the United Kingdom by Romantique Couture.Poland: Narrow Gauge Steam – We don’t have any pictures to show you steam trains on the lines we intend to visit.

You’ll definitely get different pictures from those shown here. In the eastern and south-eastern part of Poland a number of narrow gauge lines. In Quarantine! Howard Markel traces the course of the typhus and cholera epidemics that swept through New York City in The story is told from the point of view of those involved—the public health doctors who diagnosed and treated the victims, the newspaper reporters who covered the stories, the government officials who established and enforced policy, and, most impor/5(3).