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Management of railways, 536.
Manchester and Leeds Railway, 367.
Mania, the railway, 393. 431.
Manufactory, locomotive, at New-
castle, 192. 280. 314.
Marriage, Mr. Stephenson's, 29.
Mechanics' Institutes, Mr. Stephen-
son's interest in, 419. 480.
Mechanics, study of 14. 31.55. 497.
Mechanical traveller, Brunton's, 76.
Merstham tram-road, 73. 158. 161.
181.
Merthyr Tydvill Railroad, 73.
Meynell, Mr. Yarm, 187.
Middlesborough on Tees, 207.
Middleton Colliery Railway, Leeds,
75. 168. 231.
Mileage of railways, 516.
Militia, drawn for the, 39.
Miners' safety-lamp, invents, 105.
Montrose, residence at, 36.
Moodie, underviewer at Killingworth,
106. 128.
Moore's patent steam-carriage, 66.
Morecambe Bay, proposed railway
across, 391.
Moreton in the Marsh Railway, 161.
181.
Morrison, the last-maker, 52.
Moss, Mr., Liverpool, 177. 309.
Multitubular boiler, 92.286.
Murdock's, Wm., model locomotive,67.
Murray, Matthew, 75.

Navvies, railway, 259.
Neilson, fight with Ned, 27.
Newcastle high-level bridge, 430;
Literary and Philosophical Insti-
tute, 56. 112. 117. 501; Mechanics'
Institute, 420.
Newcastle and Edinburgh Railway,
report on, 385.
Newcastle and Darlington Railway,
423.
Newcastle and Berwick Railway, 450.
Newburn village, 13. 19. 30.
Newton-in-Willows, 177.
Norfolk's, Duke of Colliery Railroad,
62.
North, Roger, on way-leaves and tram-
roads, 60.
North Midland Railway, 366. 373.
North of Spain Railway, 462.
Northumbrian characteristics, 4.396.
“Northumbrian,” the (locomotive),
305.

Northumberland, Duke of, 6. 10.
“Novelty,” the (locomotive), 297.

Oak's Pit, Barnsley, explosion in the,
133.
Observation, habit of close, 463. 506.
Olive Mount cutting, 258.
Openings of railways: —
Brussels and Ghent, 457.
Hetton, 173.
Liverpool and Manchester, 305.
London to Liverpool, 348.
Newcastle and Darlington, 423.
Sheffield and Rotherham, 378.
Stockton and Darlington, 198.
Trent Valley, 486.
York and North Midland, 382.
Opportunities, improving them the
secret of success, 41.
Opposition to railways, 166. 176. 215.
323. 423.
Outram's, Mr. B., roads, 63.
Overton, Mr., engineer, 165.
Ovingham village, 3.

Padley, Mr., surveyor, 176.
Palmer, Mr., C.E., 237.269.
Pamphlet, Mr. Stephenson's, on Safety
Lamps, 125.
Paris's Life of Davy, 116. 120. 130.
132.
Partnership of Mr. James in patent
locomotive, 180.
Passenger traffic, beginnings of 200.
212. 307.
Passenger traffic on railways, 518.
Patent locomotive, Mr. Stephenson's,
93; rail and chair, 137.
Paterson, Mr., Callerton, 31.
Pease, Mr. Edward, 162. 183. 194.208.
Peel, Sir Robert, 305. 440. 476. 486.
Pereira's, Mr., opinion of safety-lamps,
133.
Permanent way of railways, 520.
Perpetual motion, experiments in, 31.
51. 497.
Persons employed on railways, 545.
Perseverance, Mr. Stephenson's, 20.
39. 149. 497.
“Perseverance,” the (locomotive), 296.
300.
Phillips's, Sir R., railway foresight, 157.
Pickersgill and Harland, Stockton,
202.
Pitmen's clothes, cuts out, 41.
“Planet,” the (locomotive), 311.

INDEX. 555

Pluck, Mr. Stephenson's, 27. 101. 107.
295. 499. -
Postal service performed by railways,
526.
Prescott, railway survey at, 177.
Prize offered for best locomotive, 277.
“Puffing Billy,” the, 80. 157.
Pump-doctor, Mr. Stephenson's suc-
cess as, 36.45.
Pupils, Mr. Stephenson's, 265. 380.
Pyrenean pastoral, 463.

Quakers' line, the, 165.
Quarterly Review articles, 223.

Race between locomotive and stage-
coach, 205.

Rack-rail, Blenkinsop's, 75.

Rails, cogged or smooth, 75.81.88;
cast and wrought iron, 62. 194.

Railways: — early, 62; Middleton,
75; Wylam, 77.81 ; Killingworth,
83; Wandsworth and Merstham,
73. 158. 161 ; Kenton and Cox-
lodge, 85; Hetton, 172; Stockton
and Darlington, 162. 183; Liverpool
and Manchester, 174. 209. 226. 244.
295; Canterbury and Whitstable,
321 ; London and Birmingham,
324; Leicester and Swannington,
356; Manchester and Leeds, 367;
London and Blackwall, 372; North
Midland, 373; York and North
Midland, 376; Sheffield and Rother-
ham, 378; Chester and Birkenhead,
379; Grand Junction, 322. 381;
Chester and Holyhead, 389; Leeds
and Bradford, 392; Whitehaven
and Maryport, 422; Yarmouth and
Norwich, 422; Newcastle and Dar-
lington,423; Newcastle and Berwick,
428; Belgian Railways, 456; North
of Spain, 462; Trent Valley, 486.

Railway economy: — mileage, 516;
capital, 516; tunnels and bridges,
517; rolling stock, 517; passengers
and goods traffic, 518; permanent
way, 520; renewal fund, 520; fares,
523; postal service, 526; legisla-
tion, 529; proper tribunal suggested,
535; management, 536; electric
telegraph, 539; accidents, 543;
number of persons employed on,
545; financial results, 546; saving
of time, 546; social advantages,
547.

Railway mania, the, 393. 431.
Rainhill, locomotive competition at,
295.
Rastrick, Mr., C.E., 181. 227. 273.
279.
Ravensworth, Earl of, 53.56. 86. 127.
Renewal fund of railways, 520.
Rennie, Messrs., engineers, 164. 245.
249.
Resistance, theory of, 141.
Richardson, Mr. Thomas, 165. 188.
194.
Roads, locomotive on common, 141.
344.
Road trustees, opposition of, to rail-
ways, 166.347.
Robertson, Andrew, schoolmaster, 19.
Robison's, Dr., suggestion of locomo-
tive, 65.
“Rocket,” the (locomotive), 288. 296.
3.17.
Rolling stock of railways, 517.
Ropes, improvement in, of winding
machine, 41.
Russia, visit of Emperor of 76.

Safety-lamp, invention of 102. 113.
Sails proposed for working railways,
64.
Saint Fond on Newcastle tramroads,
61.
Saint Helen's, opposition to survey at,
177.
Sambre and Meuse Railway, 458.
“Samson,” the (locomotive), 311.
Sandars, Mr., Liverpool, 175. 209.222.
277.
Sankey Viaduct, 258.
“Sanspareil,” the (locomotive), 297.
Savery's suggestion of a locomotive,
5

65.
Savings, Mr. Stephenson's early, 26.
36. 50.
Saving of time by railways, 546.
Scotland, journey into, 35; early
tramroads in, 62.
Scotsman newspaper articles on rail-
ways, 219.
Sefton, Lord, 215. 309. 328.
Seguin's, M., tubular boiler, 288.
Self-acting machine, constructs, 54.
Self-education, 16. 24. 33. 48. 396.
Share-broking and stock-jobbing in
railways, 433.
Sheffield, early railroads near, 62.
Sheffield and Rotherham Railway,378.
cation, 40. 56. 151; apprenticed to
a coal-viewer, 152; sent to Edin-
burgh University, 154; leaves Eng-
land for America, 196; return, 28.1;
the “Rocket,” 288; constructs Lon-
don and Birmingham Railway, 324;
address to the Institute of Civil En-
gineers, 515.
Stephenson, family of 2. 11. 30. 37.
Stockton and Darlington Railway,
162. 183. 197.
Strathmore, Earl of, 53. 127.
Strength, feats of, 13. 17. 53.
Study of mechanics, 14. 31. 48. 55.
497.
Summit Tunnel, Littleborough, 370.
Sun-dial at West Moor Cottage, 151.
Survey of Stockton and Darlington
Railway, 187.
Survey of Liverpool and Manchester
Railway, 176.214.
Swanwick, Mr., C.E., 265. 491.
Sylvester, Mr., C.E., 213.
Symington's, Mr., steam carriage, 67.

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Shoe-making and mending, 25. 32.41.
Small's, Dr., letter to Watt, 66.
Smith's, Mr., steam-gauge, 484.
Snibston Colliery, 356.
Sobriety, habitual, 26.49.
Social advantages of railways, 546.
Sopwith, Mr., C.E., 458.
Spain, journey into, 462.
Spankie, Mr., Sergeant, 226.
Speed on railways, 73. 76.79. 89.202.
205. 213. 220. 232. 297. 410.
Spur gear, Mr. Stephenson's, 87.
Stafford, Marquis of 246.
Stamford, Earl of, 358.
Stationary engine system,173. 196.271.
Statues of Mr. Stephenson, 493.
Steam blast, invention of 90.276.285.
291. 300.
Steam carriage, Murdock's, 67; Trevi.
thick's, 71.
Steam engine, study of, 14. 17. 26.
31. 497.
Steam springs, invention of 138.
Steam travelling on common roads,
141. 344.
Stephenson, George: —birth and pa-
rentage, l; cowherd and plough-
boy, 8; gin-driver, 9; assistant fire-
man, 10; engineman, 13; learns to
read, 19; learns to brake, 21;
brakesman at Callerton, 23; shoe-
making, 25; brakesman at Willing-
ton, 29; marriage, 30; brakesman
at Killingworth, 35; engineman at
Montrose, 36; return to Killing-
worth, 37; drawn for the militia,
39; improves the pumping-engine,
45; appointed enginewright, 53;
his first locomotive, 86; second lo-
comotive,93; invents a safety-lamp,
105; improvements in rails, 137;
third locomotive, 139; engineer of
Hetton Railway, 172; engineer of
Stockton and Darlington Railway,
183; engineer of Liverpool and
Manchester Railway, 214; con-
structs the line, 249; builds the
“Rocket,” 288; joint engineer of
London and Birmingham Railway,
325; leases Snibston Colliery, 356;
removal to Tapton, 413; journeys
into Belgium, and made Knight of
the Order of Leopold, 456; journey
into Spain, 462; illness and death,
493; character, 396.
Stephenson, Robert:—birth, 33; edu-

Tapton House, residence at, 376.413
468.
Telford, Mr., C.E., 271.347.
Testimonial, Stephenson's and Davy's,
123, 127.
Testimonial, proposed Stephenson rail-
way, 416. 451.
Thomas's, Mr., essay on railroads, 69.
Time, improvement of, 16. 24. 26. 33.
41. 48. 497.
Time saved by railways, 546.
Traffic, railway, 199. 204. 307. 518.
Training, importance of scientific, 147.
Tramroads, early, 6.59.
Trent Valley Railway, 486.
Trevithick, Richard, 70. 90. 281. 344.
Tribunal, suggested railway, 535.
Tube safety-lamp, 105. 109. 115–134.
Tunnel, summit, Littleborough, 370.
Tunnels, railway, 333, 343. 517.
Turner, Rev. William, 57. 110.

Undulating railways, theory of, 408.
Uville, Mr. F., and Trevithick, 282.

Vignolles, Mr., C.E., 245. 389. 406.
Vivian and Trevithick's steam car-
riage, 70.

Wages, Mr. Stephenson's early, 8, 13.
24.

INDEX.

Walbottle village, 19.45.
Walker, Mr. James, C. E., 273.
Wallsend village, 33.
Walmsley, Sir J., 462. 500.
Wandsworth and Merstham Railway,
73. 158. 16.1. 181.
Watch-cleaning, 41. 472.
Watt's, James, idea of a locomotive, 65.
Wellington, Duke of, and railways,
305. 355.
Westhead, Mr. J. P., 490.
West Moor, Killingworth, 35.83.
Wharncliffe, Lord, 53.
Whitehaven, early railroad at, 62.
Whitehaven and Maryport Railway,
422.
Wigham, John, Benton Farm, 48.
Willington ballast quay, 29.
Winding engine, improvements in, 42.
Witton Colliery railway, 164.

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Wood, Mr. Nicholas:—assists in expe-
riments on safety-lamp, 105. 118;
assists in experiments on railway
friction, 141; accident to, in Kil-
lingworth Pit, 152; visit to Mr.
Pease, 183; deprecates fast travel-
ling on railways, 221; appointed
one of the judges at the Rainhill
competition, 278; opposes Stephen-
son's East Coast line, 388.

Wood, Mr. Thomas, evidence, 241.

Wooden railroads, early, 60.

Worcester, Marquis of, 64.

Wylam, village and colliery railway,
1. 77.

Yarmouth and Norwich Railway, 422.

York and North Midland Railway,
37 l. 376.

Young, Arthur, on railways, 61.

END.

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