The Dingle Train
It was a unique line! How often have you heard that said of an hide-pendant rural railway? Yet the Tralee & Dingle Railway could most reasonably justify this claim. Not only has its spirit of adventure and at times comic persistence appealed mightily to the railway enthusiast in search of something different and original, but it has featured far more than any other minor railway in literature, and has secured a permanent place in the annals of Kerry.
The Dingle train was many things to many people, but most importantly it played a major role in the development of the area.
This is not designed to be a "standard" history of the Railway, although railway historians and enthusiasts will still find much of interest; rather it is intended to show what manner of railway it was. Although the locomotives and other hardware is well covered, it is concerned as much with people, both those who ran the railway, and those who visited and recorded their observations in words, photographs and occasionally on film. Numerous references are included for those who wish to savour its contribution to the history of Kerry.
Hardback with dust jacket, 160 pages, black & white photographs, map, drawings
Condition: Very Good
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