Author:  Jack Kernahan
Published:  2013
Format:  Paperback, 112 pages

Status:  In Stock

£8.50

Synopsis

The Black Isle Railway, from Muir of Ord on the main line north from Inverness to Fortrose on the southern shore of the Black Isle, served a rural community made prosperous by its good quality land. The line was opened by the Highland Railway in 1894 and served the area for more than half a century.

Jack Kernahan covers the full history of this line, accompanied by more than 100 photographs and illustrations.

Chapters include:

Local Proposals
Rival Schemes
The Fight for the Black Isle
Construction and Opening
A Highland Branch Line
Henry Casserley’s Visit in 1928
LMS Days
James Stevenson’s Visit in 1948
Reminiscences
Closure