Scottish Railway Books from Stenlake

  • Cover scan of Argyll And The Highlands' Last Days Of Steam
    Argyll And The Highlands' Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    This album of steam-era images by railway photographer Bill Smith includes locations such as Kyle of Lochalsh, Bridge of Orchy and Dunblane.
  • Cover scan of Ayrshire's Last Days Of Steam
    Ayrshire's Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    This series of books concentrates on the rail network in the 1950s and 1960s, the last days of steam before diesel, electric power and Dr. Beeching's axe came along to change the railways forever.
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    Central Scotland's Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    This collection of photographs features stations and trains from the 1950s and 1960s and includes such locations as Alloa Locomotive Shed, Twechar Swing Bridge and Craigendoran Junction.
  • Cover scan of Dumfries & Galloway's Lost Railways
    Dumfries & Galloway's Lost Railways
    Gordon Stansfield - Paperback - Stenlake
    The main rail services between Scotland, England and Northern Ireland all passed through Dumfries and Galloway. Illustrated throughout, this book will rekindle memories of those bygone days.
  • Cover scan of Fife's Last Days Of Steam
    Fife's Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    From the magnificence of the Forth Bridge to the beauty of the coastal route from Leven to St. Andrews, Fife has a rich rail heritage. The railways served the county's industries, including coal, paper-making and distilling, as well as providing passenger services and carrying tourist traffic.
  • Cover scan of Glasgow And Dunbartonshire's Lost Railways
    Glasgow And Dunbartonshire's Lost Railways
    Gordon Stansfield - Paperback - Stenlake
    Glasgow is unique among British cities in that it has the largest rail network outside London. At one time, it had four very grand stations, two of which have since disappeared. The years up to the 1960s, the heyday of the city's railways, are captured in this book.
  • Cover scan of Glasgow's Last Days Of Steam
    Glasgow's Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    In 1831, the opening of the Garnkirk & Glasgow Railway heralded the arrival of the railway age in Glasgow. Within a few years, the city had one of the largest suburban networks in Britain. In this book, the author remembers the final years of steam on this remarkable line.
  • Cover scan of Grampian's Last Days Of Steam
    Grampian's Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    Grampian Region comprises the counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine, Banff and Moray. The railways were relatively late in arriving in this part of Scotland, since a line only reached Ferryhill in 1850. In this history, the whole story is told in detail.
  • Cover scan of The Lost Railways Of The Scottish Borders
    The Lost Railways Of The Scottish Borders
    Gordon Stansfield - Paperback - Stenlake
    By the latter part of the 19th century, most towns in the Scottish Borders had a rail service. Falling passenger numbers led to line closures from the 1930s onwards and this collection of photographs illustrates many of the area's lost stations and rolling stock.
  • Cover scan of The Lothians' Last Days Of Steam
    The Lothians' Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    This book covers the last years of steam working on the Lothians' railways, an era which came to an end in 1967, and features over fifty photographs of locomotives en route through the countryside and at many locations including Balerno, Westcraig, North Berwick, Dunbar and West Barns.
  • Cover scan of Perthshire & Kinross-Shire's Lost Railways
    Perthshire & Kinross-Shire's Lost Railways
    Gordon Stansfield - Paperback - Stenlake
    As well as information on the counties' railway system before the Beeching era, this book contains fifty-two rare photographs of stations at locations including Killin, Aberfeldy, Blairgowrie, Aberfoyle, Meigle, Lochearnhead, St Fillans, Bankfoot, Bridge of Earn and Crieff.
  • Cover scan of Renfrewshire's Last Days Of Steam
    Renfrewshire's Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    Renfrewshire is a county where steam on land and steam at sea were closely linked. It was also the county in which the very last steam train service was run in 1967. The pictures and text are all by the author and locations featured include Renfrew, Greenock, Paisley, Howwood, Bridge of Weir and Port Glasgow.
  • Cover scan of Scotland's Last Days Of Colliery Steam
    Scotland's Last Days Of Colliery Steam
    G. T. Heavyside - Paperback - Stenlake
    Long after steam engines disappeared from passenger rail lines, they continued to be used extensively around Scotland's coal mines until as late as 1981. In this collection of photographs, taken during the 1970s, these engines are featured at collieries including Ayrshire, Fife and the Lothians.
  • Cover scan of Stirlingshire & Clackmannanshire's Lost Railways
    Stirlingshire & Clackmannanshire's Lost Railways
    Gordon Stansfield - Paperback - Stenlake
    This book contains all the facts and figures of the railway network these two counties once enjoyed, featuring fifty-three rare photographs. There is a wealth of locomotive shots and the stations pictured include Airth, Alloa, Alva, Avonbridge, Blanefield, Gartness Junction and Tillicoultry.
  • Cover scan of Tayside's Last Days Of Steam
    Tayside's Last Days Of Steam
    W. A. C. Smith - Paperback - Stenlake
    This collection of photographs, accompanied by detailed captions, illustrate Tayside's railways in the last years of the steam era. Locations and stations featured include Ballinluig, Tay Bridge, Camperdown Junction, Elliot Junction, Arbroath, Forfar and Rumbling Bridge.

Stenlake Publishing have an extensive range of pictorial books about railway and steam train history. We have picked out the Scottish titles from their list.