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The Bowater Railway, 1906-1969. by Locomotive Club of Great Britain.

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Published by Locomotive Club of Great Britain in Rochester (Kent) .
Written in



  • Great Britain


  • Railroads, Industrial -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsTF677 .L6
The Physical Object
Pagination[23] p. of illus., map.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5331557M
ISBN 100950082503
LC Control Number72184689

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The Bowater Railway, ISBN () Softcover, Locomotive Club of Great Britain, Founded in , has become a leading book . This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages are blur or missing or black spots. For 65 years Bowater's paper mills in Kent were served by an extensive 2ft 6in gauge railway system. This connected the original mill at Sittingbourne with the large mill at Kemsley and a private dock at Ridham. Thousands of tons of coal, china clay, recy. Publisher: NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY SOCIETY () Language: English; ASIN: BF8Q0U; Customer reviews: out of 5 stars 1 customer rating; Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,, in Books (See Top in Books)Reviews: 1.

Add to basket. SKU: Category: Industrial Railways Related products. Bowater Railway Coaches. One of the special features of the Bowater Railway was its hour passenger service, taking mill and dock workers to work and home again. These coaches were constructed on the chassis of some of the line’s existing Butterley pulp wagons in , replacing an earlier, more basic design. The Bowater's Sittingbourne Paper Mill pipework was part of the scene at the heritage 2ft 6in gauge Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway (S&KLR), and in places offered timeless industrial cameos. Sadly, all this had to change when the railway was forced to close in Monument Types. RAILWAY (Modern - AD to AD); Full description. If you do not understand anything on this page please contact us. From NMR: Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway: A narrow gauge mineral railway laid by the Bowater Paper Company in to connect their mills at Sittingbourne and Kemsley with their dock at Ridham, on the Swale. A two mile section operated by a.

Shot of railway locomotive: "Conqueror" followed by various shots of locomotives on the railway; close-up of plaque on front of an engine: "Bowaters Light Railway Buy Bowaters' Sittingbourne railway by Wells, Arthur George (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. The A.N.D. Co. Railway also included a line from Grand Falls to the port of Botwood (sold to a private operator in ). Other private railways at the turn of the century include the 7-mile Workington Railway, from a mine of that name near Lower Island Cove to Old Perlican (), and a 6-mile 24in. gauge cable railway at Bell Island mines. THE BOWATER RAILWAY Paperback photo album. Narrow gauge. £ + £ P&P. Picture Information The Story Of The PICHI RICHI Railway Book By J. Babbage © 58pgs S/B *GOOD* £ P&P: + £ P&P. Footplate to the Boardroom British Railways .