Bibliography


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The following is a list of books on British, Irish and European 3ft and metre gauge lines.  It's far from being a complete list but it covers books published in the past 20 years or so, a good proportion of which should still be available.

Title

Description

Publisher

ISBN

Date

Isle of Man

Isle of Man Steam Railway Landscape format colour album, from 1950s to present day. Hardback Ian Allan 0-7110-2570-3 1998
Isle of Man Classic Steam Colour photo album of the period from 1955 to 1967, includes track plans. Hardback Colourpoint 1-898392-43-9 1998
The Railways And Tramways of the Isle of Man Descriptive book, plenty of photographs. Hardback OPC 0-86093-507-8 1993
The Isle of Man Steam Railway Pictorial album. Softback B & C Publishing 0-9527756-0-3 1996

Mainland UK

Branch Line to Southwold Album of vintage photos, track plans, drawings. Hardback Middleton Press 0-906520-15-0 1984
The Southwold Railway History of the line, photos and drawings. Softback Ian Allan 0-7110-0952-X 1979
"Ratty" - A History of the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway History of the line (3ft gauge in its earlier years), photos and drawings, Hardback Plateway Press 1-871980-30-5 1997
The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway History of the line, photos and drawings, Hardback David & Charles 0-7153-9224-7 1981

Ireland

The Irish Narrow Gauge Volume 1: From Cork to Cavan Pictorial history, descriptions and photographs. Hardback Midland Publishing 1-85780-010-9 1993
The Irish Narrow Gauge Volume 2: The Ulster Lines Pictorial history, descriptions and photographs. Hardback Midland Publishing 1-85780-017-6 1993
The Last Years of "The Wee Donegal" Colour photo album of the County Donegal Railway from 1950 to 1959, includes track plans. Hardback Colourpoint 1-898392-42-0 1998
The Cork & Muskerry Light Railway Descriptive book, photos, track plans and drawings. Softback Oakwood Press 0-85631-4075 1992
In the days of  the Clogher Valley Photographic album of the Clogher Valley and its railway 1887-1942 Friar's Bush Press 0946872-08-2 1991
The County Donegal Railway Pictorial album with extended captions. Softback Midland Publishing 1-85780-054-0 1996
The Cavan & Leitrim Railway Pictorial album with extended captions. Softback Midland Publishing 1-85780-073-7 1997
Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway Pictorial album with extended captions. Softback Midland Publishing 1-85780-074-5 1997
The Dingle Train Historical description of the Tralee and Dingle railway. Photos, track plans and drawings. Hardback Plateway Press 1-871980-27-5 1996
The Schull & Skibbereen Railway Historical description, photos, track plans and drawings. Hardback Oakwood Press 0-85361-534-9 1999
The Tralee & Dingle Railway Pictorial album, photos and plans. Hardback Bradford Barton 0-85153-267-5 1977
The Castlederg & Victoria Bridge Tramway Historical description, photos, track plans and drawings. Softback Colourpoint 1-898392-29-3 1998
Irish Narrow Gauge Railways - A view from the past. Pictorial overview of many Irish lines. Photos & text. Harback Ian Allan 0-7110-2680-7 1999

Europe

Reseau Breton - A Rail Network in Brittany Historical description, photos, track plans and drawings. Softback Oakwood Press 0-85361-536-5 1999
Southern France Narrow Gauge Pictorial Album with text. Hardback Middleton Press 1-901706-478 2000
Vivarais Narrow Gauge Pictorial Album with text. Hardback Middleton Press 1-901706-311 1999

Modelling Books

Narrow Gauge Railway Modelling Don Boreham's classic text. Hardback Argus Books 0-85242-611-9 1978
Narrow Gauge Adventure The story of the Craig & Mertonford railway. Hardback Peco 0-900586-44-3 1975
An Introduction to Modelling Narrow Gauge Railways Text & photos. Softback Irwell Press 1-871608-45-7 1995
The Modeller Book of Narrow Gauge Pictorial Album. Softback Peco 0-900586-00-1 1986
Modelling The Irish Narrow Gauge Railway Modeller special, text, photos and drawings. Softback Peco 0-900586-15-X 1989


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