CRA4/1 - Guide Books and Tourist Maps

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CRA4/1/1 Postcard, Record Railway Run – Actual Timings 1895
CRA4/1/2 West Coast Royal Mail Route 1898
CRA4/1/3 Excursion Programme 1901
CRA4/1/4 Holidays in Scotland 1902
CRA4/1/5 Through Scotland by the Caledonian Railway 1905
CRA4/1/6 Oban and Western Highlands – Ward, Lock Illustrated Guide 1905
CRA4/1/7 Bookmark, West Coast Morning Corridor Express 1905
CRA4/1/8 Bookmark, Grampian Corridor 1906
CRA4/1/9 Bookmark, Clyde Coast and Arran Resorts 1906
CRA4/1/10 Summer Tours in Scotland – David MacBrayne Ltd July 1906
CRA4/1/11 Trossachs Tour –“Lady of the Lake” via Callander 1907
CRA4/1/12 Scottish Tourist Map and Tours via Gourock and Loch Lomond 1907
CRA4/1/13 Short Trips from Oban by Steamer Princess Louise and Countess of Bantry and Caledonian Railway June 1910
CRA4/1/14 “Land of the Gael” – Callander and Oban Summer 1912
CRA4/1/15 Holidays on the Scottish Fiords Summer 1913
CRA4/1/16 Southport Holiday Poster 1920
CRA4/1/17 Oban and Western Highlands – Ward, Lock - Illustrated Guide 1922
CRA4/1/18 Scotland for the Holidays 1922
CRA4/1/19 The Golf Courses of Scotland – Map  
CRA4/1/20 The Gleneagles Map, LMS 1924
CRA4/1/21 Pamphlet, Carlisle Citadel Station – Centenary September 1947
CRA4/1/22 Thro’ Scotland with Caledonian Railway, coloured card covers 1898
CRA4/1/23 The Carrick Coast, G&SWR publication n.d.
CRA4/1/24 Guide to Glasgow, Greenock and Ayr Railway (published by ) 1841
CRA4/1/25 Caledonian Railway Annual , Christmas no.1 as far as is known this was the only one published December 1909
CRA4/1/26 Central Station Hotel, Glasgow. An illustrated guide to the hotel and the city, with adverts and details of tours etc. Nice selection of sketches of the interior of the hotel. Published by Maclure, Macdonald & Co., Glasgow. 1892
CRA4/1/27 Caledonian Railway Company’s Hotels. An illustrated guide to the hotels and the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, with adverts and details of tours etc. A nice selection of photographs of the interior of the hotel, coloured front cover. McCorquodale & Co. Glasgow & London 1909
CRA4/1/28 CR/G&SWR Steamer Timetable, attractive pictorial covers 1909
CRA4/1/30 The Caledonian Railway: Account of its Origin and Completion by George Graham, Engineer. This is an original edition, inscribed to Irvine Kempt. 1888
CRA4/1/31 Caledonian Railway Jubilee 1847 – 1897; photocopy of pamphlet prepared for private circulation by George Graham 1897
CRA4/1/32 CR & LNWR Summer tours 1901. 360pp plus fold out maps 1901
CRA4/1/33 CR Tourist map Focussing mainly on the Clyde Coast and Trossachs tourist routes Summer 1906
CRA4/1/33 Centenary Celebrations for Oban Station 1980 -- Programme. BR 1980
CRA4/1/34 Summer Tours in Scotland and England by the L&NW and Caledonian Railways (written by George Eyre -- Todd). Includes map. This may be the same as CRA4/1/32 1905
CRA4/1/35 Caledonian Railway Company's HOTELS. A promotion for the Central & Princes St Hotels This may be the same as CRA4/1/27 1908
CRA4/1/35 Facsimile of public notice “NOTICE PRIVATE ROAD FOR HOTEL VISITORS ONLY”  
CRA4/1/36 Guide book to Caledonian Railway 1848, William Wallace Fyfe 34pp. Photocopy of original 1848
CRA4/1/37 Caledonian Railway Tours in Scotland c 1902
CRA4/1/37 LNWR handbills for excursions from a number of English stations to Scotland, June 1904 June 1904
CRA4/1/37 Caledonian Railway Company’s Hotels. An illustrated guide to the Glasgow Central and Edinburgh Princes St. Hotels, with description of the cities, with adverts and details of tours etc.  Photographs of the interior of the hotels, coloured front cove, with pocket with pull-out map of Scotland.  McCorquodale & Co. Glasgow & London 1910
CRA4/1/38 Caledonian Tours in Scotland. Illustrated historical account of places on a variety of tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Oban, showing associated train services and facilities 1893
CRA4/1/39 Central Station Hotel, Glasgow. An illustrated guide to the hotel and the city, with adverts and details of tours etc.  Nice selection of sketches of the interior of the hotel. Published by Maclure, Macdonald & Co., Glasgow 1891
CRA4/1/39 LNWR Handbill of principal trains and facilities to Scotland, Ireland and Continent February 1889
CRA4/1/40 Official Illustrated Guide to the Lancaster & Carlisle and Caledonian Railways by George Measom. Very thorough historical and economic survey of towns served. 1859
CRA4/1/41 Caledonian Railway Tourist Guide and Pleasure Parties Programme for August and September. Gratuitous. Descriptions each tour accompanied by full timetable detail. Blue LNWR Tourist Guide bound in and emphasises that line to Oban is now open 1880
CRA4/1/42 To the Homes and Haunts of Burns and Scott by the Caledonian Railway by George Eyre-Todd. Pocket bound guide book with many photographs c.1910
CRA4/1/42

Caledonian Railway – The Premier Tourist route of Scotland.

Coloured pamphlet folding out to a map of Scotland. Aimed at American visitors with dollar and sterling prices. Said to have been printed 1906 but no evidence

pre-1914
CRA4/1/43 Timetable and Souvenir of West Coast Mail Route . Quarto size. Contains lineside guide maps and extensive timetable and fares information, with illustrations of facilities on board Summer 1912
CRA4/1/44 Handbill – Rail and steamer excursion by SS.Caledonia from Oban to Loch Awe (Portsonachan) n.d.
CRA4/1/45 LMS Route map and list of stations  
CRA4/1/46 Caledonian and LNWR Map of Scotland October 1913
CRA4/1/47 Caledonian Map of Scotland. Leather bound fold-out book 1877
CRA4/1/48 Handbill Glasgow Trades Holiday – excursions from Glasgow and Paisley 25 Auguist 1928
CRA4/1/49 Handbill Fair Holidays – cheap fares from Burnside, Holytown, Motherwell etc. July 1933