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got a copy today of RAILWAYS OF IRELAND PAST AND PRESENT DUBLIN-and lads, its a fantasiic look back at the black and tan era. the only drawback is that all the pics are not in colour. but having said that, the pics are outstanding! it has all classes of locos, shulzers, shunters, 141's, railcars, darts and steamers. there is a great chapter on the north wall and another on inchicore.... bliss! fair play to hc baker. :tumbsup:

 

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Which edition is it Seamus? Mine is a beige cover with a black and tan railcar 2637 and 29120 DMU. Where did you find it? Oh, incidentally, the book below is on sale in Chapters, Parnell Street, Dublin 1, for 12.99. The RPSI book is also on special for 4.99.

 

Title: Dublin & South Eastern Railway

Author: Ernie Shepherd, Gerry Beesley

Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781857800821

Binding: Hardback

Format: 287 x 220

Illustrations: 4 maps. 12 line drawings.145 black/white photos

Description: The D&SER served one of the most populous and picturesque parts of Ireland with its origins as far back as 1834. This comprehensive and thoroughly researched history is fully illustrated throughout, with photographs, drawings and other documents. Includes listings of all locomotives and passenger stock, plus track plans for the stations. Published 1998. 4 maps. 12 line drawings. 145 black/white photos. 160 pages. Laminated hardback.

 

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