Well-done survey by a noted railroad writer of several small rail lines around the world. Covers Japan's 2'6" gauge railways (Kiso Forest Railway, Kusakaru Electric Railway, Kosaka Company Railway and the Japan Sulphur Company Railway), Eritrea's 950mm gauge Ferrovie Eritree, Madagascar's 1000mm Chemin de Fer Madagascar, Fiji's 2' gauge Colonial Sugar Co. line, Portuguese East Africa's Caminho de Ferro Mocambique, Tasmania's Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Co., and Jamaica's 4' 8.5" Jamaica Government Railway. Many of these lines no longer exist. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, maps and drawings. This is the revised and expanded edition of "Far Wheels" with twice as many photos and printed in a larger format. 102 pages.
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Book Description U.S.A.: Railhead Pubns, 1986. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. A 102 page softcover publication illustrated with black-and-white photos. Some light spotting. Book is in very good condition without markings. Bookseller Inventory # 103015rrsc2
Book Description Railhead Pubns. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0912113316 Oversize. About excellent with no marks. Minimal use. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1001088
Book Description RAILROAD MONOGRAPHS, 1986. Card. Book Condition: VG. 1st. Photo album of lesser known railways in the Far East etc - mainly narrow gauge. Includes Japan, Eritrea, Madagascar, Fiji, Mocambique and Australia. 102pp. VG copy in card covers. Uncommon. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 010566