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Early railway history in Furness

J. Melville

Early railway history in Furness

by J. Melville

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Published by T. Wilson in Kendal [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furness Railway Company.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Melville & J.L. Hobbs.
    ContributionsHobbs, J. L., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE3020.F8 M4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination75 p.
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6120543M
    LC Control Number52030849
    OCLC/WorldCa11988836

    The Furness Railway: A History is the beautifully presented product of a life-time’s enthusiasm, rich in detail, but not always aware of the wider historical context. Michael Andrew’s encyclopaedic work will long remain an essential reference for one of the key components of Cumbria’s industrial history. Furness Railway, Locomotives, Carriages and Wagons (Oakwood Library) (Library of Railway History) [Rush, R.W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Furness Railway, Locomotives, Carriages and Wagons (Oakwood Library) (Library of Railway History)/5(4).

      Buy The Furness Railway: a History by Michael J. Andrews from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Barrow-in-Furness railway station is a railway station serving Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria, is the western terminus of the Furness Line to Lancaster and the southern terminus of the Cumbrian Coast Line to Carlisle, both of which connect to the West Coast station is owned by Network Rail and is operated by Northern who provide all passenger train Local authority: Barrow-in-Furness.

    The Railways Primary Resources. These resource cover development of the Railways in Great Britain giving them the opportunity to find out about the history of the railways and significant early locomotives. They will also investigate some important historical events, such as the opening of the first passenger carrying railway lines and the. The history and development of railways in Cumbria have been reasonably well covered in published books and articles, though far from as intensively as some other parts of the country. A Bibliography of British Railway History. George Ottley (HMSO , 2nd Ed. ) Also a supplements (HMSO and ) Early Railway History in Furness.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Melville, J. Early railway history in Furness. Kendal [Eng.] T. Wilson, (OCoLC) Document Type.

First Railway Series book published in over 11 years. First appearance of Victoria, a blue Furness Railway 4-wheeled coach; Helena, another coach and Albert, a Furness Railway locomotive. Henrietta is seen in this book with a small rectangular face on her door.

This is the first instance in the books where Henrietta is seen with a face. The Furness Railway - A History was published early in with a launch at Barrow Town Hall, by invitation of the Mayor, Cllr John Murphy. Early railway history in Furness book The book has earned much praise among railway historians and local readers.

It fills a gap in the modern histories of pre-grouping railway companies. The Furness Railway – a history: Michael Andrews, Barrai Books, The Furness Railway – a recollection: K J Norman, Silver Link Publishing, Industrial locomotives and railways of Cumbria: Gordon Edgar, Amberley Publishing, Industrial railways and locomotives of Cumberland: Peter Holmes, Industrial Railway Society, The thriving industry and promise of first-class passenger traffic encouraged the Furness Railway to press ahead with the northern end of its loop line, and the Bill introduced late in made provision for a railway between Plumpton Junction and a point about half-a-mile south of the proposed Priory station.

The Society’s Transport History Book of the Year Awards were presented at the Abbey House Hotel, Furness Abbey on 26th April before an audience of over 80 members and guests.

Before getting down to detail, the judges wanted to make a general point about a problem that has become more commonplace in recent years. Although the Furness Railway rapidly prospered, expansion was very slow at first: to Broughton-in-Furness in where it was joined by the Whitehaven & Furness Junction Railway into Lindal inand at last to Ulverston, the market town of Furness, in Early British Steam The First Hundred Years.

Well illustrated book which explores the development of British steam from its lowly beginnings to the effects of World War 1. (hb) Magna Books,pp94, large format, isbn 1 8.

VG, VG £1. Earnshaw, Alan. Two Centuries of Railways. British Railway History Volume 1. The History of Barrow In Furness. The history of Barrow In Furness is a fascinating one. Thanks to iron ore and the Furness Railway was a nineteenth century boom-town but there is much more to the story than that.

Archaeological discoveries are helping to re-write history from the Oldest Northerner to a fascinating Viking hoard that tells us that Furness was still. The Furness Railway 21 class (classified "K2" by Bob Rush) or "Larger Seagulls", were built a class of eight steam locomotives designed by W. Pettigrew and built by Sharp, Stewart and Company of Glasgow for the Furness were built inand two more in They were built to supersede the class on the heavier and more important r: Sharp, Stewart and Company.

Furness Railway: locomotive history Steamindex home page. The Furness Railway surved the Barrow area by connecting it with the LNWR and the Midland Railway to the east and with Whitehaven to the north.

The area became heavily industrialised and this was based on local high quality haemetite iron ore. Shipbuilding was a key activity at Barrow.

The Furness Railway was an important local railway, its extent ultimately reaching some miles, consisting of the main line from Carnforth through Barrow to Whitehaven, with branches to Windermere (Lakeside) and Coniston.

A line with a character all its own, combining superb lakeland and coastal scenery with the ind. The history of rail transport in peninsular Spain begins in with the construction of a railway line between Barcelona and Mataró.

Inthe first narrow gauge line was built. In a line reached the Portuguese border. Bythe Madrid- Irun line had been opened and the French border was reached. The Great Railroad Revolution: The History of Trains in America Christian Wolmar. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition.

Van Horne's Road: The Building of the Canadian Pacific Railway (Railfare Books (Fifth House)) Omer Lavallee. out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ # Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow Dee Brown. In Barrai and Barraihead were all that marked the land on the western tip of the Furness that became the shipping point for the locally mined rich haematite ores.

This was the destination of the first railway line in the district. out of 5 stars Furness Railway History. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 April Verified Purchase. Excellent book. Of course it will appeal to those with a specific interest in the Furness area, but a comprehensive history and excellent 5/5(5).

The Furness Railway: a History by Michael J. Andrews,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). The Furness Railway: a history.

Lindal-in-Furness: Barrai Books. +viii pp, monochrome & 24 colour illustrations. Reviewed by Gordon Blddle in J. Rly Canal Hist. Soc., (), Armstrong, Jim LNER locomotive development between andwith a brief history of developments from to Beer (Seaton): Peco.

"The Life and Times of Furness Vale Printworks" by Chris Bond An account of events in Furness Vale and at the village's calico printworks during the period to Much of this history was recorded by Mr W.

Bradbury who not only worked at the printworks but was also a notable citizen. The print version of this book is priced at £5. David is the author of a number of books, covering bird watching, social history and railway history, including his excellent history of the Preston and Longridge Railway.

In this new publication he has brought all these elements together in one volume which looks at the core route of the Furness Railway, from Carnforth through Barrow-in.

It was handed to Barrow and Furness MP John Hutton outside Barrow's early railway station in St George's Square. The petition had been started by Furness .The Furness Railway (Furness) was a railway company operating in the Furness area of Lancashire in North West England.

History Formation. In the early s, the owners of iron ore mines in the Furness district of Lancashire became interested in a waggonway from their mines to Barrow; the project was adopted and expanded by the Duke of Buccleuch and the Earl of .Dr.

Pollard and the present writer also collaborated in a joint article on the effect of the Furness Railway: The Furness Railway and the Growth of Barrow’ Journal of Transport History, I: 1, Novemberpp.

The writer’s ‘Furness and the Industrial Revolution’ then followed inand readers of this book will see many.