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Rails over Blisworth Hill the story of Northamptonshire"s first railway. by Victor A. Hatley

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Published in (s.l.)V.A. Hatley .
Written in English


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Blisworth Parish Plan March The Blisworth Hill Railway was the first in the county. Horse-drawn wagons pulled goods on rails over the hill to Stoke Bruerne until the tunnel was completed in During this time Blisworth was an important coaching stop as travel on the Northampton to Oxford road and on to London increased, helped by. In the Grafton survey of /9 Stephenson's rail tracks, Dunkley's arch and a rudimentary first station are shown, as are the Grafton Villas which were built to advertise stone from the Duke's quarry at Blisworth. It is believed that these villas were built c The tenant at one of the villas was the railway station master, John Thomas - the other was empty. This book tells you where and how to make great exterior and interior train photos along the route of the Amtrak Southwest Chief Los Angeles - Chicago.. This eBook includes tips for taking photos, not only of the Southwest Chief, but of tourist trains, rail museums, and private rail cars close to the Southwest Chief route. Railhead by Philip Reeve is a superb fantasy/science fiction book. It is filled with so much unique imagination, it was refreshing. It was a guessing game throughout the book figuring out who was really the good guys, was our hero doing the right thing, 4/5.

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A History of the Silverton Tramway Company Limited 'The Silverton Tramway Company was a rare bird; a privately funded and operated railway company. From , the STC provided freight and shunting services to the Broken Hill area-- the home of Austrlian mining. It also served the pastoralists in the West Darling, and the people of the : Lew ROBERTS. Grand Junction Canal Company Minute Book, 10th November, Eventually, in , the leggers were registered and employed by the Company who issued them with brass armlets for identification. They were paid a standard rate of 1s 6d for a single trip, Blisworth men working south and Stoke Bruerne men north. The London and Birmingham railway, with the home and country scenes on each side of the line. By T. Roscoe, assisted by P. Lecount. Thomas Roscoe, Peter Lecount. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. The tramroad was taken up and some of the rails re-used for a line from Gayton to Northampton (which was itself superseded by the Northampton branch of the Grand Junction Canal, opened in ). Most of the route over Blisworth Hill can still be traced, including slight earthworks.