Lost Lines: The impossible proposals which knocked the Highland railways off track [Press and Journal]

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Cover of 'A Quite Impossible Proposal: How not to Build a Railway' by Andrew Drummond, published by Birlinn on 24th September. (Image to accompany a book review by David Spaven.)
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