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Offshore on the Southern

The Isle of Wight Railways in the 1950s and 60's. English Railway Photographers S.

By (author) Anthony Burges
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Colourpoint Books, Newtownards, United Kingdom
Published: 31st May 2007
Dimensions: w 240mm h 204mm d 5mm
ISBN-10: 1904242804
ISBN-13: 9781904242802
Barcode No: 9781904242802
This album is a delightful collection of images of the Isle of Wight railways as they were operating in 1953 and 1956, when all the lines were open except the Ventnor West branch. However, even this line is covered in the book, as the track was still in situ in 1953. Starting at Newport, Tony Burges takes us on a trip around the island, concentrating on the routes and stations now closed, using his own photographs and a few taken by his friends JH Aston in 1949 and GR Siviour in 1965. Tony is an accomplished photographer and his pictures includes many delightful station views. As well as superb shots of O2 0-4-4Ts and E1 0-6-0Ts in action. So, sit back and enjoy the delights of Calbourne, Yarmouth, Freshwater, Cowes, Ventnor, Bembridge, Newport and many less well known haunts.

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