The Manly Lines by David Keenan

By a highly respected widely read tramway historian,

Deeply researched, the full history from steam to electric of the Manly tramways which sadly closed in 1939 essentially due to lack of patronage.  Some fascinating relics remain to this day of the isolated system, which this book will enable you to explore.

Covers the freight line, Harbord Narrabeen The Spit, the tram-only ferry.

72 pp. 70 + photos all B&W. Detailed text, maps diagrams

Soft cover Fine condition

 

 

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Bridges Down Under by Don Fraser

An absorbing study of every type of railway bridge in NSW,  from simple culvert to steel concrete,  timber brick stone. Very detailed text many photos and diagrams . The  methods of construction, location and variants in design features of every type are described in great depth in a very readable style.

Profusely illustrated. 202 pp. over 150 photos all B&W

published 1995 ARHS

Soft cover  Fine condition

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Making the Railways by David Burke

From a profuse writer of fully researched railway history, this book gives a concise history of the NSWGR, its lines its movers and shakers,  its rolling stock. and its infrastructure.. 

254 pages Hard cover over 100 illustrations all B&W. Many historic drawings and photos.

published 1995 by State Rail to coincide with 140 years of rail operation.

Very Fine condition

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The North Sydney Lines by David Keenan

By a highly respected widely read tramway historian,

Deeply researched, the full history from cable  to electric of the North Sydney system which closed in 1958. 

Some relics remain to this day of the isolated system, which this book will enable you to explore.

Covers all routes separately in detail from inception to closure

120 pp. 100  photos all B&W. Detailed text, maps, diagrams, timetables and fare tables

Soft cover Fair condition with unfortunately some loose pages which can be secured again with TLC

 

 

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