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Oakwood Press gloss pictorial card covered book with square bound spine. LP218 in the Oakwood Locomotion Papers Series. The detailed history of this important coal transhipment port on the North bank of the Firth of Forth, north east of Edinburgh in the Kingdom of Fife.. 2001 1st edition. 192pp of text, route maps and many detail maps with numerous B&W photographs throughout. Approximately A5 size.
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The crossing of the Firth of Forth makes Burntisland an interesting and important railway centre. Ferries had been established for some years before the introduction the world's first roll-on roll-off train ferry in 1850. The construction of another remarkable piece of engineering, the Forth Bridge, eventually lead to a loss of importance of the ferry crossing. The NBR exported huge quantities of coal from the Fife coalfield through the Burntisland Docks which were gradually improved and expanded through the years. This book is presented in A5 format. It contains 192 pages, 140 illustrations with a colour laminated card cover and square-backed spine.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001988523
Book Description The Oakwood Press, 2001. Paperback. Condition: Good. USED BUT OTHERWISE OF GOOD QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0005073746
Book Description Oakwood Press, Usk, 2001. Soft cover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Softback First Edition near Fine due to very slight tanning at top of page margins, but very clean and probably unread; 192 pp with b/w photogoraphs maps and illustrations. Seller Inventory # 000790
Book Description The Oakwood Press. 2001. Locomotion Paper No 218., 2001. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 8vo. 192pp. Illustrated throughout. In laminated pictorial card covers. Near fine copy. Seller Inventory # 1253
Book Description OAKWOOD, 2001. Card. Condition: VG. 1st. Locomotion Papers 218. Detailed history of railways and port of Burtisland on the South Fifeshire coast and a major coal port. 192p, well illustrated. VG copy in very slightly worn card covers. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 004963
Book Description The Oakwood Press, Oxford, 2001. First Edition. A fine copy. Softback. 192 pages. Many illustrations. Seller Inventory # 10275