The Snailbeach District Railways

by Eric S. Tonks

Publisher: Industrial Railway Society in [Crewe]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 52 Downloads: 118
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  • England,
  • Shropshire.


  • Railroads, Local and light -- England -- Shropshire.

Edition Notes

StatementEric S. Tonks.
LC ClassificationsTF58.S57 T66 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5243147M
ISBN 100901096172
LC Control Number75314761

  Snailbeach District Railways 'Dennis' built by Bagnall, gradually taken to bits between and as the engineer did not like it! From a Bagnall Works CardViews: K. Author Name Tonks Eric S. Title THE SNAILBEACH DISTRICT RAILWAYS. Binding Card Covers. Book Condition VG. Edition 2nd (revised). Size Large 8vo. Publisher INDUSTRIAL RAILWAY SOCIETY ISBN Number / Seller ID Bill Hudson Transport Books - Narrow Guage, Industrial and Light Railway Books. SNAILBEACH DISTRICT RAILWAYS COMPANY. Learn more about SNAILBEACH DISTRICT RAILWAYS COMPANY. Check the company's details for free and view the Companies House information, company documents and list of directors.

Cymdeithas Rheilffordd Eryri / Welsh Highland Railway Society April 1 at AM The emergency appeal is proving very successful, we are very appreciative that so many people have thought of the railways at this difficult time. or Andy Cuckson’s Snailbeach District Railways book. This is not because they are not relevant but because I don’t have the time at the moment. Roy’s drawing for the Ashover’s Peggy appeared in Robert Gratton’s book and a revised, more generic version incorporatingFile Size: 1MB. Snailbeach District Railways Company is a dormant company incorporated on 17 July with the registered office located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Snailbeach District Railways Company has been running for 13 years. There are currently 2 active directors and 1 active secretary according to the latest confirmation statement submitted on 1st August Snailbeach Lead Mine is the most complete collection of mine building remains in England. This large site also includes pools, a small reservoir and areas of woodland for visitors to explore on a warren of paths and trails. Snailbeach was once one of the most productive lead mines in the world. Several funded projects over the last twenty years.

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The Snailbeach Railways website will reopen for full public access as soon as possible, hopefully within the next 2 months. It is still our intention to reopen as much of the old Snailbeach District Railway as we can, the plans we have may take many years to reach total fruition.

We are applying for a Judicial Review of our rights under the. SNAILBEACH DISTRICT RAILWAYS Paperback out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback — — $ Paperback Reviews: 1. Rail Thing - Snailbeach District Railways has members. Celebrating the Snailbeach District Railways in words and pictures. This is a convivial group. Buy The Snailbeach District Railways by Cuckson, Andy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). of Oswestry Snailbeach District Railways was a narrow gauge railway in Shropshire. It was built to carry lead ore from mines in the Stiperstones to Pontesbury where the ore was transshipped to the Great Western Railway's Minsterley branch line.

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Create lists, The Snailbeach District Railways book and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. with the "real" Snailbeach District Railway company (the one which built the original railway) which is still in existence.

The Snailbeach website people claim to have acquired this company along with its archives but have not shown any evidence for this. The people behind it are a married couple and their adolescent son. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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The Snailbeach District Railways by Andy Cuckson,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Andy Cuckson. Snailbeach District Railways Company Limited (under the name ALEKGREEN) took over the SnailbeachOversight list on October 4th from the owner Martin Ball of Lafayette La, USA.

We are handing the whole list contents archives and member list to the authorities and our solicitors for action against those who posted libelous and intimidating Author: Jonathan Calder. Snailbeach District Railways constructed, unusual gauge of 2ft.

4" (71cm), from Minsterley to the mine along route surveyed by Dennis in Coal wagons winched up incline to Lordshill engine house. Another period of major developments. Up to this point all main operations were manual - miners used picks and hammers, hand drill.

Provided to YouTube by Awal Digital Ltd Snailbeach District Railway EL Heath EL Heath Snailbeach Mines Trust ℗ Wayside and Woodland Recordings Released on:. The IRS published a small book (52 pages) "The Snailbeach District Railways" by Eric S Tonks.

Originally a private publication inthe IRS revised and enlarged edition published I have no idea if it is still available but the ISBN number is 0 17 2. Cheers Don. * "The Snailbeach District Railways" is hardback, pages, with illustrations, and costs £30, available from some bookshops or post-free direct from Twelveheads Press, 2.

Reprint. 52 Pages with Black/White Photos & Line Drawings - Snailbeach District Railways was a British narrow gauge railway in Shropshire. It was built to carry lead ore from mines in the Stiperstones to Pontesbury where the ore was transshipped to the Great Western Railway's Minsterley branch line.

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The Snailbeach District Railways by Tonks, Eric S. at - ISBN - ISBN - Industrial Railway Society - - Softcover. In December I paid a flying visit to the site of Snailbeach Lead Mine and the remains of the Snailbeach District Railway where it adjoins the mine site.

Snailbeach is in Shropshire. I have been aware of the mine for some years, but have never got around to visiting.

In the narrow gauge Snailbeach District Railway was constructed from the main line at Pontesbury to Snailbeach so as to facilitate the transport of coal needed for the steam engines and to take the ore away for processing. Towards the end of the 18th century most of the lead mines in the orefield closed down, due mainly due to cheap.

The book covers the history of the SDR and associated lines and the local mines, the rolling stock, construction and engineering of the line, social history and buildings--it is full of well-reproduced photographs, as well as excellent scaled maps and drawings.

The Snailbeach District Railway opened in It was built with the unusual gauge of 2 ft 4 in. The line was prosperous at first, carry long tons annually, and paying a 3% dividend.

However, inthe Tankerville Great Consols Company mine, the largest user of the railway, closed and tonnage fell to 5, long tons. Inthe Ceirog Granite Company opened a quarry near. 4 N Snailbeach District Railway A railway map of shows the network of railways reaching out towards Snailbeach from Shrewsbury.

The last link, from Hanwood to Minsterley, was completed in The immediate. effect on Snailbeach was that good quality. SNAILBEACH DISTRICT RAILWAYS COMPANY - Free company information from Companies House including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual. The Snailbeach District Railway, opened inwas a 3½ miles long, 2ft 4in narrow gauge mineral railway built to serve lead mines and limestone quarries in the Stiperstones hills of Shropshire, providing a connection to the GWR and LNWR at Pontesbury.

The Great Snailbeach Railway Mystery In the past I have reported two stories about the Snailbeach District Railways. The first said that there were plans to reopen the line. The second said that two of the scheme's prime movers had died in a car crash in : Jonathan Calder.

The Snailbeach site will also be open on Sunday 4th June. There will be promotion of a new book on the Snailbeach District Railway being held in Snailbeach Village Hall. The photograph shows a reconstructed SDR truck located in the Snailbeach Loco on: Snailbeach, Shrewsbury.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Snailbeach District Railways by Andy Cuckson (Hardback, ) at the best online prices at eBay. Free delivery for many products!. The joyful journey into the centre of Wales on this important, although single line railway, can be enjoyed with photographs from many eras.

With only one intermediate station now open, the others can be admired in their rural charm, as can those on the two long-closed branches. The Snailbeach District Railway to various quarries makes a quaint additional : Hardcover.Snailbeach District Railways, By Andy Cuckson, Hardback, size xpp, contains pictures and illustrations, £30 Available via Publishers Review, The Snailbeach District Railways was one of Britain’s lesser known public narrow gauge railways.Following the construction of the Snailbeach District Railway inan inclined plane was built between Engine Shaft and the new rail system on the valley floor.

The upper half of the incline survives as a raised linear earthwork, but its lower section has been cut away for new housing in the last decade. An map of the site indicates.