Railways and the Dales (Great Northern)

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An album of colour and black & white photographs taken by experienced railway photographer, Gavin Morrison, of railways around the Yorkshire Dales between the 1950s and the present day.

Over 150 photographs illustrate railways crossing the Dales, including the iconic Settle & Carlisle line and several others, covering the period from the steam era through to today's modern railway. Some of the lines featured did not escape closure, whereas other have thrived in recent decades.

Lines covered include:

  • Airedale: Leeds to Skipton
  • Lower Ribblesdale: Skipton-Hellifield-Clapham
  • The Western Dales: Settle to Kirkby Stephen
  • Lower Wharfedale: Lines to Ilkley
  • Upper Wharfedale: The Grassington Branch
  • East of the Dales: Leeds to Harrogate, Harrogate to Northallerton
  • Lower Nidderdale: Knaresborough
  • Upper Nidderdale: The Pateley Bridge Branch
  • Wensleydale: Northallerton to Hawes

Each chapter consists of a short introduction to the line, followed by a series of photographs, each accompanied by informative captions. Hardback. 128 pages.

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