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Bibliography

A great number of books have been publised over the years about the Highland Railway. The list below includes most of those which features the Highland Railway. Some are in print, but others can only be found on the second hand market. The list is split into two parts, those dealing exclusively with Highland subjects and those with a signficant Highland content. In this context, 'Highland' refers to all periods.

Books Exclusively about the Highland or parts of it.

Aberfeldy's Railway, C J Stewart, Highland Railway Society, 2012. ISBN 978 095454856 8
Behind Highland Engines, Scrutator, Inverness, 1913. Reprinted by Dornoch Press, 1989. ISBN 095133585 5
Black Isle Railway, Jack Kernahan, Highland Railway Society 2013. ISBN 978 095454859 9
Blair Atholl's Railway, Howard Geddes, Highland Railway Society 2013. ISBN 978 09545458 2
Blue Diesels in Landscape, Volume 1, Simon Newitt, Cheona Publications, ISBN 1 90029825 2
Carriages and Wagons of the Highland Railway, D L G Hunter, Turntable Enterprises, 1971.
Cromarty & Dingwall Light Railway, Eric H Malcolm, Cromarty Courthouse, 1993. ISBN 1 898416 02 8
Directors, Dilemmas and Debt, the Great North of Scotland and Highland Railways in the mid-nineteenth century, by Peter Fletcher, GNSRA and HRS. ISBN 978 090234323 8.
Diesels on the Regions : Scottish Region, by Tom Noble, OPC. ISBN 0-86093-253-2
Dornoch Light Railway, Barry C Turner, 2002. ISBN 0 951335812
Findhorn Railway, Ian K Dawson, Oakwood Press
Highland Engines and Their Work, C Hamilton Ellis, Locomotive Publishing Company, 1930
The Heilan Line (Portessie branch), Brian Wilkinson, Dornoch Press, 1988, ISBN 0 951335820
Highland in LMS Days, David Jenkinson, Pendragon 2004. ISBN 1 89981612 7
The Highland line, Perth, Aviemore, Inverness, Wick & Thurso, T Weir, Famedram Publishers, 1975
Highland Main Line, Neil T Sinclair, Atlantic Publishers, 1998. ISBN 0 906899 96 6.
Highland Railway, David Ross, second edition, Stenlake, 2010. ISBN 978 1840334975.
Highland Railway, O S Nock, Ian Allan, 1965
Highland Railway, Britain's Railways in Old Photographs, Keith Fenwick and Howard Geddes, The History Press, 2009. ISBN 978 0750950947
Highland Railway Album, Vol 1, Anthony J Lambert, Ian Allan, 1974, ISBN 071100532X
Highland Railway Album, Vol 2, Anthony J Lambert, Ian Allan, 1978, ISBN 0711008779
Highland Railway, Appendix to the working timetable... 1st May 1920 ufn, Highland Railway Society, 1993
Highland Railway Carriages and Wagons, Peter Tatlow, Noodle Books in association with the Highland Railway Society, 2014, ISBN 9781909328136
The Highland Railway in Retrospect, DLG Hunter, Moorfoot, 1988, ISBN 0 906606.
Highland Railway, Its Constituents and Successors, Stephenson Locomotive Society, 1955.
Highland Railway Liveries, Howard Geddes and Eddie Bellass, Pendragon 1995. ISBN 1 89981602X
Highland Railway Locomotives, Books 1 and 2, Cormack and Stevenson, RCTS, 1988. ISBN 0 90115 64 9 and ISBN 0 901115 72
Highland Railway Miscellany, P Tatlow, Oxford Publishing Co, 1985, ISBN 0 86093 309 1.
Highland Railway : People and Places, Neil T Sinclair, Breedon Books, 2005. ISBN 1 85983 453
Highland Railway Timetable, 2nd October 1922 Reprinted by the Strathspey Railway (No ISBN or publication date)
History of Highland Locomotives, MCV Allchin, Railway Hobbies, 1947. Revised P Tatlow, Oxford Publishing Co, 1979 and reprinted 1989, ISBN 0 86093 048 3.
History of the Highland Railway, by H.A. Vallance, updated by Clinker and Lambert. Published House of Lochar. ISBN 1 899863 07 9.
Inverness & Aberdeen Junction Railway, Keith Fenwick and Neil T Sinclair, Highland Railway Society, 2008, ISBN 978 9054548537
Inverness & Nairn Railway, Keith Fenwick, Highland Railway Society, 2005. ISBN 978 0954548513
Inverness & Ross-shire Railway, Keith Fenwick, Highland Railway Society, 2012. ISBN 978 095454857 5
Iron Track through the Highlands, 'JEC' (John Edgar Campbell), Highland News, 1923.
The Kyle line, T Weir, Famedram Publishers, 1971
Last Station, the Story of Dalnaspidal, Lilian King, 1997. ISBN 0 9530758 1 8
LMS Engine Sheds, Volume 6, Hawkins, Reeve and Stevenson, Irwell Press 1989. ISBN 1 871608 04X.
On Highland Lines, Robert Robotham, Ian Allan, ISBN 07110 2714 5
Loco Profile No 17: Jones Goods and Indian L, Brian Reed, Profile Publications, 1971.
Lost Stations on the Far North Line, the impact of the railway closures north of Inverness in 1960, by Keith Fenwick, Neil T Sinclair and Richar J Ardern, Highland Railway Society, 2010. ISBN 97 0954548544.
Perth & Dunkeld Railway, Keith Fenwick and Neil T Sinclair, Highland Railway Society, 2006. ISBN 0-954548523
Pioneers of the Highland Tracks, William and Mrdoch Paterson. A biography of two Railway Engineers, by Anne-Mary Paterson, Highland Railway Society 2010. ISBN 978 0954548551. Also available as an e-Book, ISBN 978-0-9927311-0-6
Rails to Kyle of Lochalsh, David McConnell, Oakwood Press, 1997, ISBN 0 853615136
Rails to Strathpeffer Spa, D McConnell, Dornoch Press, 1994
Rails to Wick & Thurso, David McConnell, 1990, ISBN 0 9513358 7 1
Railway Childhood, Lilian King, 1997, ISBN 0 9530758 0 X
Railways of Keith, Keith Fenwick, GNSRA, 2006, ISBN 0 902343 17 3
Reminiscences of my Life in the Highlands, Vol 1 & 2, Joseph Mitchell, reprinted D&C 1971, ISBN 0 7153 4924 4 & 0 7153 5300 4
Skye Railway, John Thomas, House of Lochar, ISBN 0 946537 48 8
Strome Ferry Railway Riot of 1883, D McConnell, Dornoch Press, 1993, ISBN 0 9521832 0 X
Track plans of the Highland Railway 1900, Dornoch Press, 1988, ISBN 0 9513358 3 9
Trains Illustrated Number 18, The Highland Railway, Ian Allan, 1976.
Wick and Lybster Light Railway, I Sutherland, author, nd (c 1989), no ISBN

Books with significant Highland content

Argyll & the Highland's Lost Railways by Gordon Stansfield. ISBN 184033 263 0
BR Diesels in the Highlands, G Weeks, Bradford Barton, ISBN 0 85153 2411
Diesles in the Highlands, by Andrew Vines, Ian Allan, ISBN 978 071103118 0
The Drummond Brothers, J E Chacksfield, published by Oakwood Press 2005, ISBN 0 85361 632 9
Heyday of the Scottish Diesels by David Cross, Ian Allan, ISBN 07110 2869 9
Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, Volume 15, North of Scotland, John Thomas and David Turnock, David St John Thomas, ISBN 0946537 03 8
The Scottish 4-4-0: its place in railway History, Tom Middlemass, Atlantic Transport publishers, 1994 ISBN 0 906899 42 7
Scottish 4-6-0 Classes by C P Atkins, Ian Allan, 1976. ISBN 0 7110 0700 4
Scottish Mainline Steam, Jack Kernahan, Bradford Barton, ISBN 0 85153 323X
Steam Memories, by Keith Pirt, Book Law, ISBN 978 1901945669
Scottish Railways in the Heyday of Steam, H C Casserley, Bradford Barton, ISBN 0 85153 3707
Scottish Steam in the 1920s, R D Stephen, Bradford Barton, ISBN 0 85153 2454
Scottish Steam Miscellany, R D Stephen, Bradford Barton, ISBN 0 85153 2799
Sir Ernest Lemon, by Terry Jenkins, Railway & Canal Historical Society, 2011. ISBN 9780901461582.
Steam in Scotland, Vol 1 W J V Anderson and Derek Cross, Ian Allan, ISBN 07110 0359 9
37's in the Highlands, by Roger Siviter, Kingfisher Railway Productions. ISBN 0 946184 52 6