The Wemyss Private Railway

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The Wemyss Private Railway by A.W.Brotchie. 272 pages A5. Published March 1998. This title talks about the history of Fife's most extensive industrial railway. It covers the development of the collieries and ports. The wider implications of the social changes are also considered. The Wemyss Coal Company was incorporated into the National Coal Board in 1947 but the continued to be run by the Estate. A chapter on the Wemyss and Buckhaven Railway is contributed by Alan Simpson. 230 photos, plans, maps, etc.

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