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

Status:  In Stock

£8.50

Synopsis

The Black Isle Railway by Jack Kernahan. 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