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Return to Isle of Man Transport

Return to Isle of Man Transport

Author: Martin Jenkins & Charles Roberts

Pages: 200 Size 26cm x 25cm Hardback ISBN 9781473862432

30.00

***PUBLICATION DATE, 31st MAY, 2018 - PRE-ORDERS NOW BEING TAKEN***


This is the second book by Martin Jenkins and Charles Roberts about transport in the Isle of Man.

The first volume was described in Classic Bus as a "splendid book which takes you on a wonderfully nostalgic journey all round the island in lovely photographs" and covered the steam railway, shipping and Road Services buses.

This second volume, using many previously unpublished rare early colour pictures, completes the coverage by looking at the Manx Electric and Snaefell Mountain Railways, as well as the buses and horse trams of Douglas Corporation.

The authors have managed to collect together some truly interesting and often stunning pictures, from a period when colour coverage of transport subjects was almost non-existent.


Isle of Man Transport - A Colour Journey Through Time

Isle of Man Transport - A Colour Journey Through Time

Author: Martin Jenkins & Charles Roberts

Pages: 158 Size: 26cm x 25cm Hardback ISBN 9781473862470

25.00

This stunning selection of colour views, dating from the period 1953-1980, includes most of the vessels operated during this period by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and The Ramsey Steamship Company. Passenger boats and freighters are seen at ports on the island and on the mainland.

There is comprehensive coverage of the Peel, Ramsey and Port Erin lines operated by the Isle of Man Railway with some outstanding views taken during the 1950s, together with excellent portraits of most of the locomotives, as well carriages, vans, wagons, lorries, stations, staff and signal boxes. Also covered are Douglas Station and its environs, St John's junction and the Sunday 'specials' to Braddan.

Many of the rich mix of bus types operated by the railway subsidiary, Isle of Man Road Services, are seen in a variety of locations. Included are some of the vehicles delivered just before and shortly after the Second World War.

There are good views of the fascinating Ramsey Pier Tramway and its unusual rolling stock, as well as rare scenes taken as early as 1953 on the Groudle Glen Railway.

For anyone who loves the Isle of Man and its wealth of vintage transport, this book provides a remarkable trip down memory lane and a colourful reminder of some of its lost glories.


Transport Around the Isle of Man

Transport Around the Isle of Man

Author: Steven Dearden & Ken Hassel

Pages: 112 Size: 27x21cm Paperback ISBN 9781840331417

12.95

A collection of old black and white postcard images of the Isle of Man'svaried transport system.


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