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SIR ARTHUR HEYWOOD AND THE 15 INCH GAUGE RAILWAY

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SIR ARTHUR HEYWOOD AND THE 15 INCH GAUGE RAILWAY


Mark Smithers

184 pages. 275x210mm. Card covers.

ISBN13 : 9781871980622

£19.95

Now reprinted in softback this is the definitive history of Victorian railway engineer Sir Arthur Heywood who developed the concept of a 15 inch track gauge as the minimum for serious railway projects and devoted much of his life to promoting the concept. Includes full descriptions of Heywood’s own railways at Dove Leys, Duffield Bank and Eaton Hall, plus notes on other railways (notably the Ravenglass and Eskdale) which his work influenced. The book includes full details with scale drawings of both locomotives and rolling stock.