This page provides a guide to sources of information about old permanent way published in 1980s. The guide includes books, papers, articles, reports and webpages. It provides brief details, description of contents and links to further details and on-line reading.
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The published sources are arranged in order of publication year, then alphabetically by author. Each source is given a unique identifier (called an opwID) and has the following links if available.
|"Author"||Link to author biography.|
|"Details"||Link to further details of the source.|
|"Read"||Link to read source on-line on oldpway.info.|
|"Read on another website"||Link to read source on-line on another website.|
|"Nth ed. opwID"||Link to entry for another edition.|
|"Also opwID"||Link to entry for another work by same author.|
Link to end of 1970s Guide page.
"Ireland's First Railway", by K.A. Murray.
About the Dublin and Kingstown Railway.
"The Permanent Way Institution. The First Hundred Years – 1884 to 1983", compiled by J.A.R. Turner.
A detailed history of the PWI, including all it has done, names and short biographies of many people, and some extracts of papers.
Link to start of 1990s Guide page.