New South Wales Tramcar Handbook 1861 - 1961. Part One

By Ken McCarthy and Norm Chinn. 88 pages  over 60 photos all B&W.  Fine condition, almost as new. No damage, some foxing of covers.

The finest work on the subject of NSW tramway rolling stock. Every class illustrated and described, including converted passenger cars and specialised work cars


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The Sydney Tram a pictorial review ed. Howard Clark

V. good condition 56pp. 100 photos all B&W

soft cover pub. 1988


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Destination Circular Quay

Destination Circular Quay, by Jack Richardson. A precise catalogue of every Sydney tramcar type with photos of each.

Booklet containing the details of every tram type that ran in Sydney: size, weight, numbers built and dates, motors, controllers etc.

A collectors must.  

There are two copies in stock:

1.    2nd edition 1961  Good condition, slight creasing to top LHS rear cover

2.   3rd t edition  1967  Very Good Condition

No pages missing, no damage to text pages.  approx 40 pages 40 photos all B&W.

First published published 1960, Traction Publications Canberra

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A Century of NSW Tramcars

The definitive work on the NSW government tram operation in Sydney Newcastle and Broken Hill

Volume Two deals with electric tramcars of the  early 20th century from 1903 to 1908

The N  H J K M  classes are described in very great detail: mechanical, electrical, fleets, builders  etc.

Photos show the later history of each class, up to withdrawal

Many maps and diagrams, period ads from tram builders and parts suppliers: e.g. The Peacock Brake Company !

by Ken McCarthy and Norm Chinn.  published 1968 by SPER 

200 pages, approx. 100 photos  al B&W

In Very Fine Condition

A precious historic reference



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Steaming Down Argent Street by Ken McCarthy

Rare and sought after, this book is in very fine condition

A full and extremely detailed history of the Broken Hill tramways 1902 - 1926

Every route dealt with in full with maps diagrams photos and fleet lists , timetables and ticketing

88 pp. pub. 1983 by SPER Ltd


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Sydney Tramway Museum. Souvenir Guide

48 pages in Full Colour


published by SPER


A full history illustrated with a colour photograph of every exhibit held in the collection of the Tramway Museum at Loftus NSW

Also included is a short history of the classes of trams operated by NSW Tramways, with B&W photos of the older classes at work as far back as the  1886 cable cars

There is a full index giving a table of detail about every car: its builder, dimensions, seating,  specifications, years built.

A valuable historical resource, deeply researched



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Buses Trolleys Trams Chas. H Dunbar

A world-wide study  pictorial and text

150 pp colour and BW

Two copies in stock: one is missing its dust cover but is otherwise unmarked.

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