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Narrow gauge tracks in the sand the Leighton Buzzard light railway by Rod Dingwall

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Published by Oakwood Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Leighton Buzzard Light Railway.,
  • Narrow gauge railroads -- England -- Leighton Buzzard -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Rod Dingwall.
SeriesPortrait series -- 6
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22295359M
ISBN 10085361508X

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Narrow Gauge Tracks in the Sand, Leighton Buzzard Light Railway (Picture) Paperback – July 1, by R. Dingwall (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 4/5(1). A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than standard 1, mm (4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in).Most narrow-gauge railways are between mm (1 ft 11 5 ⁄ 8 in) and 1, mm (3 ft 6 in).. Since narrow-gauge railways are usually built with tighter curves, smaller structure gauges, and lighter rails, they can be less costly to build, equip, and. The narrow gauge tracks were out of the photo to the left. Laws would be behind the photographer down the track, Keeler south past Owenyo. This is also locomotive #9 going in for repairs and paint. The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway (LBLR) is a light railway in Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire, operates on 2 ft ( mm) narrow-gauge track and is just under 3 miles ( km) long. The line was built after the First World War to serve sand quarries north of the town. In the late s the quarries switched to road transport and the railway was taken over by volunteers, who now Terminus: Leighton Buzzard.

Tracks in the Sand book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The story of the life cycle of the loggerhead sea turtle, an anci /5. NARROW GAUGE TRACKS IN THE SAND - THE LEIGHTON BUZZARD LIGHT RAILWAY by DINGWALL ROD and a great selection of related books, art .   The cars you have were from a commemorative train that Walthers released in in honor of the NMRA convention in Ft. Lauderdale that year - theme: "Tracks in the Sand" of course. There is no actual prototype. Also released was an engine that is hard to find. It was an AMD made by Athearn and painted to match the cars. Franklin County’s Unique Narrow Gauge Railroad. The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad is a (c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt foundation dedicated to the preservation and restoration of one of the original two-foot narrow gauge railroads that were unique to the state of Maine.

Narrow Gauge Tracks in the Sand: Leighton Buzzard Light Railway (Picture S.) by Dingwall, Rod and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The actual text content of the book is rather slim. I read the history portion in about an hour. Overall this book is "OK". It's not one of the best railroad books I've ever read but it's not bad either. Considering Mallory Ferrell's book of this railroad sells for $+ this is a /5(4).   A narrow gauge tramway hauls sand and gravel from the rock crusher (left rear) to the interchange with the standard (normal) gauge at the front. The crusher loader has two electromagnetic latches so that the railroad car can be filled with sand at the push of a button. The 2ft gauge petrol and diesel loco's used on the Leighton Buzzard Light Railway gave it and the town (numerous level crossings) an unique character. The loco's could handle skips of sand a day. The book tells the story before preservation.