Visiting Old Haunts

BOOKS BRING US BACK…INDEED!

Steve's Narrow Gauge Adventure

When I lived in Essex one of my regular haunts was the Oxfam bookshop in Saffron Walden.

Yesterday I went back. Browsing through the shelves I found this copy of the Encycolpaedia of Narrow Gauge Railways by Thomas Middlemass. It’s got lots of information about NG lines that I know very little about, for example, English tramways with gauges of around 3′ and Irish narrow gauge lines. This book will be a great way of learning more.

Also, it contains many photos that I’ve never seen before. Look at this lovely image of the Welshpool and Llanfair in the GWR era.

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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