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The following are further reading:

Sorry, image missing.Almería and the Great Southern of Spain Railway (The GSSR) by Don Gaunt. The father of all books about The GSSR. Very well researched by Don Gaunt and covering everything from life in Almería at the time to the companies that were involved, the people, the rolling stock and much more. Sadly, it is out of print but there are a few copies available. Contact us via the website.
Sorry, image missing.Águilas y los Ingleses by Antonio Hernández Moreno. Fascinating book about life in the Águilas area, The GSSR, mining and much more. In Spanish and English, this hugely well researched book is full of facts but stays interesting all the way through. Available through this web site.
Sorry, image missing.Almería Insólita by Juan Grima Cervantes and Juan Roberto Gillman Mellado. This coffee table book is in Spanish but still well worth having as it is beautifully produced. Telling the story of Gustavo Gillman, the hero of The GSSR, this beautifully presented book has a huge number of his photos taken from around 1885 through to about 1920. Available from Arráez Editores.
Sorry, image missing.Historia y Memoria de la Cuenca Minera de Serón-Bacares by Juan Torreblanca Martínez. Coffee table book in Spanish covering the Las Menas and Bacares mines. Full of information and photographs from the period. Available from Arráez Editores.
Sorry, image missing.The Faydon Website. This is the original website by Don Gaunt. Absolutely bursting with information that he has researched himself from original sources. This is the reference site for anyone looking for any information about The GSSR, the directors, the companies and the rolling stock. A must for your 'favourites'.

Here are some links to other web sites:

Archive general of Murcia.Go to website
ARMF. Company that renovates locomotives.Go to website
Ashbury Carriage Co. Manufacturer of GSSR rolling stock.Go to website
British National Archives.Go to website
Building an LMS class locomotive.Go to website
CEHFE Spanish railway history website.Go to website
Docutren. Archive of railway documents.Go to website
Grace's Guide.Go to website
Great Central Railway.Go to website
Hostal close to Las Menas mines.Go to website
How a loco works.Go to website
How to roll a boiler tube.Go to website
How to steam a locomotive.Go to website
Information regarding the Guadix sugar factory.Go to website
Juan Antonio Díaz: Caniles y el ferrocarril in Spanish.Go to website
LMS engineers in the 1950s.Go to website
LMS general repairs.Go to website
Midland Railway engineering.Go to website
MTI - a mining website with information regarding the mines in the area.Go to website
Spanish article about the accident in Pulpí on 26th May 1927. See History for a translation.Go to website
Spanish railway website with references to The GSSR.Go to website
Spanish site about North West FrontierGo to website
Spanish website regarding the movement of the Babwil from Barcelona to Guadix.Go to website
The Babwil in action.Go to website
The film 'North West Frontier' in English with many views of the track and bridges of the Guadix - Granada line.Go to website
The Guadix sugar factory.Go to website
The Madrid Railway Museum.Go to website
The Princess Royal Class Locomotive TrustGo to website
The website that started it all. Don Gaunt's GSSR website.Go to website
Trains and times - history of steam in Spanish.Go to website
Trains and times in Spanish.Go to website
Trensim - website that documents locomotives.Go to website
UK Steam Info - Links to many steam websites.Go to website
Video around Darlington regarding life as a railwayman.Go to website
Video from locomotive renovation workshops.Go to website
Video of The Babwil in action.Go to website
Walschaert's gear explained.Go to website
Web page about San Miguel, Las Menas.Go to website
Wiki website about AHV who manufactured much of the steel for Las Menas.Go to website


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