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INDEX.

Accidents in mines, 97. 133.
Accidents, railway, 196. 543.
“ Active," the locomotive), 205.
Adam, Mr. (barrister), 226. 241.
Adhesion of wheel and rail, 75. 81.88.

143.
Advantages of railways, 348. 546.
Agility, feats of, 52. 474.
Agriculture, experiments in, 469.
Alderson, Mr. (afterwards Baron), 226.

230. 238.
Allen's, Thomas, locomotive machine,

68.
Alton Grange, 356.
Anderson, Dr. James, on railways, 69.
Atmospheric railway, 269. 405. 428.

442.
Autobiographic speech at Newcastle,

426.

Boilers (locomotive), 286.
Booth, Mr. Henry, 211. 289. 290. 494,
Bradshaw, Mr., 210. 216.
Braithwaite, Mr., C.E., 296. 312, 322.

403.
Brakesman at Callerton, 23 ; at Wil-

lington, 29; at West Moor, Killing-

worth, 35. 40.
Brake, invention of railway, 411. 486.
Brandling, Messrs., 121. 429.
Bridges, railway, 517.
Bridgewater, Duke of, and canal, 63.

174. 210. 246.
Broad gauge, 401. 442.
Bruce's school, Newcastle, 50. 151.
Brunel, Mr., C.E., 322. 399. 428.
Brunton's locomotive, 76.
Brusselton incline, 196. 198.
Brussels, railway celebration at, 457.
Buckland, Dr., 477.
Burrell, Mr., partnership with, 171.

Babbage, Mr., on scientific culture, 147.
Barrow, Sir John, letter on railway

speed, 222.
Battle of the gauges, 401. 442.
Beaumont's wooden tramroads, 60.
Benton, 48. 50. 54. 106.
Belgium, railways in, 455.
Belper Mechanics’ Institute, 421.
Bible, the Stephenson family, 4.
Birds'-nests and nesting, 5.8, 18. 359.

470. 507.
Birkenshaw's patent rail, 195.
Bishop Auckland, 162. 206.
Blackett, Mr., of Wylam, 77.
Black Callerton, 9. 23.
Blast, invention of the steam, 90. 276.

285. 291. 300.
Blenkinsop's locomotive, 73. 85. 157.

168. 231.
Blowers, experiments on, 104. 108.
Board of Trade and railways, 439.

Callerton, Black, 9. 23.
Canal opposition to railways, 210. 216.

323. 329.
Canny (Newcastle), 3.
Canterbury and Whitstable Railway,

321.
Capital of railways, 516.
Cast-iron railroads, 62.
Chapman's locomotive, 76.
Chat Moss, 178. 235. 249.
Chester and Birkenhead Railway, 379.
Chester and Holyhead Railway, 389.
Chesterfield Mechanics' Institute, 421.
Civil Engineers, Institute of, 510.
Clanny's, Dr., safety-lamp, 113. 130.

134.

Clay engines, models, 8. 18.
Clay Cross Colliery, 375. 414.
Clay Cross Workmen's Institute, 480.

Cleveland, Duke of, 165. 190. | Electric kite experiment, 57.
Clock mending and cleaning, 32. 41. Emerson the American, interview with,
Coach, the first railway, 201.

491.
Coal, theory of formation of, 478. Emigration to Americà, contemplates,
Coal traffic on railways, 200. 374. 414. 39. 71.
Coalbrookdale iron railroad, 62. Engineers, Institute of Civil, 510.
Coe, William, 12. 21. 32.

Engineers, qualities of English, 395.
Competition of locomotives at Rain Engine, study of, 14. 17. 26. 42. 497.
hill, 296.

Engine at Killingworth High Pit, cure
Controversy as to invention of safety of, 43.
lamp, 113-133.

Enginemen, the Stephenson, 315.
Correspondence, Mr. Stephenson's, Estimates, railway, 336. 378. 412.
265, 360.

Evans', Oliver, proposed steam car-
Cottage at West Moor, Killingworth, riages, 67.
51.

Experiments on infiammable gas, 103.
Courage, determined, 27.101.107.499. Explosions of fire-damp, 97.
Cropper, Mr. Isaac, 261, 277. 299.
Crowdie night, 474.

Family of Stephenson, 2, 11. 30. 37.
Cubitt, Mr. (Sir William), 213. 234. Fares, railway, 523.
Cugnot's locomotive, 66.

Fast school of engineers, 398.
Curr's, Mr., cast-iron railway, 62. Feats of strength and agility, 12. 52.

474.
Dagger-money, Newcastle, 2.

Felling Pit explosion, 100.
Darlington and Stockton Railway, 162. Fight with Ned Neilson, 27.
183. 197.

Financial results of railways, 546.
Davy, Sir H., and the safety-lamp, | Fire-damp, explosions of, 97.
113-133.

Fixedengine system, 173. 196. 271.
Davy lamp contrasted with the Geordy, Flanders, West, Railway, 461.
133.

Follett, Sir W., 477.
Death, Mr. Stephenson's, 493.

Forth Street Works, Newcastle, 194.
Decaus, Solomon, 64.

Foster, Jonathan, Wylam, 78.
Denman, Lord, 472.

Friction on common roads and rail-
Deputation to inspect Killingworth ways, 141. 345.

locomotives, 2u.
Derby, Earl of, 215. 309. 328.

Gardening, 51, 468.
Dewley Burn, 6. 8.

Gauge, railway, 195. 400.
Difficulties useful in education, 17. | Generosity, Mr. Stephenson's, 502.
148. 498.

Geordy safety-lamp, 102. 133.
Directors, railway, 432.

Ghent, railway festival at, 457,
Direct lines, mania for, 442.

Giles, Mr. F., C.E., 176. 236.
Dixon, Mr. J., C.E., 191. 197.250.321. Goods traffic on railways, 518.
Dodd, Ralph, 44. 49. 93.

Gradients, railway, 144. 408. 448.
Drayton Manor, visits to, 476. 486. Grand Allies, 43. 53.
Dynamometer, invents, 141.

Grand Junction Railway, 322. 381.

Gray, Andrew, 20. 30. 34.
Earle, Mr. Hardman, 309.

Gray, Thomas (of Nottingham), 167.
East Coast route to Scotland, 384. 428. 314.
Economy, habits of, 26. 50. 502. Great Western Railway, 399. 489.
Edgeworth's, Mr. L., views on rail Gurney, Mr., opposition to railways,
ways, 64. 70. 159.

423.
Education, self, 19. 26. 31. 49. 496.
Education of his son Robert, 40. 50. Habits, 263. 471.
56. 151. 501.

Hackworth, Timothy, 92. 297.
Eggs, hatching of, by artificial heat, Half-lap joint, 137.
18. 470.

Harrison, Mr. (barrister), 226.234.241.
Electric telegraph on railways, 539. Hatching of eggs, artificial, 18. 470.

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231.

269, 274.

Hawthornes, Messrs., 6. 13. 45. Leeds, Middleton Railway at, 76. 168.
Hedley, Wm., Wylam, 80.
Henderson, Fanny, 25. 29, 35.

Leeds and Selby Railway, 168.
Heppel, Kit, 44. 102.

Leeds and Bradford Railway, 392.437.
Hetton Railway, 171. 240.

Legh, Mr., Legh Park, 177.
High Street House, Wylam, 2.

Legislation, railway, 529.
High-level bridge, Newcastle, 430. Leicester and Swannington Railway,
Horse and locomotive power, 89. 184. 356.

Leisure, improvement of, 16. 24. 26.
Horse traffic on railways, 202. 205. 41. 49. 497.
Horticultural experiments, 468. Lemington, 77.
Hudson, Mr. (Railway King), 377.446. Leopold, King of the Belgians, 455.
Humboldt's suggestion of safety-lamp, 460.
113.

Liddel, Sir Thomas (Lord Ravens-
Huskisson's, Mr., advocacy of rail worth), 53. 56. 86. 127.
ways, 175. 244.

Liddell, Hon. Mr., 424.
Huskisson, Mr., fatal accident to, 306. Literary and Philosophical Institute,

Newcastle, 56. 69. 110. 117. 501.
Inclines, self-acting, 54.

Liverpool, notices of, 174. 178. 209.
Insight, search for, 26, 497.

Liverpool and Manchester Railway,
Institute of Civil Engineers, 510.

its necessity, 175; survey, 176;
Irish Gauge, 405.

public declaration of merchants,

209; prospectus issued, 211; second
James, William, 159. 174. 214.

survey, 214; the bill in committee,
Jessop's, Mr., railway at Loughbo 226 ; bill withdrawn, 242; third
rough, 63.

survey, 245 ; bill passed, 247; rail-
Joint-stock railway companies, 320. way constructed, 249; controversy
393. 432.

as to fixed and locomotive engines,
Jolly's Close, 10.

273; locomotive competition at
Joy, Mr. (barrister), 226. 232.

Rainhill, 295; the public opening,

305; the traffic, 307.
Keels, Newcastle, 60.

Locke, Mr. Joseph, C.E., 250. 381.
Kennedy, Mr., Manchester, 211. 279. Locomotive engine :- early attempts
Kenton Colliery locomotive, 85.

and suggestions,64—7; Trevithick's,
Killingworth, West Moor, 35. 97. 151. 70; Blenkinsop's, 75; Chapman's,
Killingworth High Pit, 43. 55.

76; Brunton's, 76; Blackett's, 77;
Killingworth Railway, 83. 136. 157. Stephenson's first engine, 87;
Killingworth locomotive, 87. 93. 138. second engine, 93; improved patent
156. 179. 189. 213.

engine, 138; the “ Rocket," 288;
Kilsby tunnel, 333.

improved engines, 311. 488.
Knight of the Order of Leopold, 456. Locomotive and horse power, 89.
Knight's, C., Description of Old Mers Locomotive and fixed engines, 173.
tham Railroad, 158.

273.

Locomotive engine factory at New-
Lambton, Mr. (Earl of Durham), 122. castle, 192. 280. 314,
200.

London and Birmingham Railway,
Lamp, invention of the Geordy safety, 324.

103; first lamp, 105; second lamp, London and Blackwall Railway, 372.
111; third lamp, 112; controversy 539.

as to the invention, 113--133. London and North-Western Railway,
Land, effect of railways on, 308. 350. 490. 494.
423. 533.

Losh, Mr., Newcastle. 137. 179.
Lardner, Dr., 313. 343. 407. 409.
Last-making, competition in, 52. Macadam's improvements in roads,
Leather, Mr., C.E., 238.

156.
Leeds Mechanics’ Institute, 149. 491. | Maclaren, Mr. (Scotsman), 219.

Management of railways, 536.

Northumberland, Duke of, 6. 10.
Manchester and Leeds Railway, 367. "Novelty," the (locomotive), 297.
Mania, the railway, 393. 431.
Manufactory, locomotive, at New Oak's Pit, Barnsley, explosion in the,
castle, 192, 280. 314.

133,
Marriage, Mr. Stephenson's, 29. Observation, habit of close, 463. 506.
Mechanics' Institutes, Mr. Stephen Olive Mount cutting, 258.
son's interest in, 419. 480.

Openings of railways :-
Mechanics, study of, 14. 31. 55. 497. Brussels and Ghent, 457.
Mechanical traveller, Brunton's, 76.

Hetton, 173.
Merstham tram-road, 73. 158. 161. Liverpool and Manchester, 305.
181.

London to Liverpool, 348.
Merthyr Tydvill Railroad, 73.

Newcastle and Darlington, 423.
Meynell, Mr. Yarm, 187.

Sheffield and Rotherham, 378.
Middlesborough on Tees, 207.

Stockton and Darlington, 198.
Middleton Colliery Railway, Leeds, Trent Valley, 486.
75. 168. 231.

York and North Midland, 382.
Mileage of railways, 516.

Opportunities, improving them the
Militia, drawn for the, 39.

secret of success, 41.
Miners' safety-lamp, invents, 105. Opposition to railways, 166. 176. 215.
Montrose, residence at, 36.

323. 423.
Moodie, underviewer at Killingworth, Outram's, Mr. B., roads, 63.
106. 128.

Overton, Mr., engineer, 165.
Moore's patent steam-carriage, 66. Ovingham village, 3.
Morecambe Bay, proposed railway
across, 391.

Padley, Mr., surveyor, 176.
Moreton in the Marsh Railway, 161. Palmer, Mr., C.E., 237. 269.
181.

Pamphlet, Mr. Stephenson's, on Safety
Morrison, the last-maker, 52.

Lamps, 125.
Moss, Mr., Liverpool, 177. 309.

Paris's Life of Davy, 116. 120. 130.
Multitubular boiler, 92. 286.

132.
Murdock's, Wm., model locomotive, 67. Partnership of Mr. James in patent
Murray, Matthew, 75.

locomotive, 180.

Passenger traffic, beginnings of, 200.
Navvies, railway, 259,

212. 307.
Neilson, fight with Ned, 27.

Passenger traffic on railways, 518.
Newcastle high-level bridge, 430; Patent locomotive, Mr. Stephenson's,

Literary and Philosophical Insti 93; rail and chair, 137.
tute, 56. 112. 117. 501; Mechanics' Paterson, Mr., Callerton, 31.
Institute, 420.

Pease, Mr. Edward, 162. 183. 194. 208.
Newcastle and Edinburgh Railway, Peel, Sir Robert, 305. 440. 476. 486.
report on, 385.

Pereira's, Mr., opinion of safety-lamps,
Newcastle and Darlington Railway, 133.
423.

Permanent way of railways, 520.
Newcastle and Berwick Railway, 450. Perpetual motion, experiments in, 31.
Newburn village, 13, 19. 30.

51. 497.
Newton-in-Willows, 177.

Persons employed on railways, 545.
Norfolk's, Duke of, Colliery Railroad, Perseverance, Mr. Stephenson's, 20.
62.

39. 149. 497.
North, Roger, on way-leaves and tram “Perseverance," the (locomotive), 296.
roads, 60.

300.
North Midland Railway, 366. 373. Phillips's, Sir R., railway foresight, 157.
North of Spain Railway, 462.

Pickersgill and Harland, Stockton,
Northumbrian characteristics, 4. 396. 202.
“ Northumbrian," the (locomotive), Pitmen's clothes, cuts out, 41.
305.

| “ Planet,” the (locomotive), 311.

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Pluck, Mr. Stephenson's, 27. 101. 107. | Railway mania, the, 393. 431.
295. 499.

Rainbill, locomotive competition at,
Postal service performed by railways, 295.
526.

Rastrick, Mr., C.E., 181. 227. 273.
Prescott, railway survey at, 177.

279.
Prize offered for best locomotive, 277. Ravensworth, Earl of, 53. 56. 86. 127.
“ Puffing Billy," the, 80. 157.

Renewal fund of railways, 520.
Pump-doctor, Mr. Stephenson's suc Rennie, Messrs., engineers, 164. 245.
cess as, 36. 45.

249.
Pupils, Mr. Stephenson's, 265. 380. Resistance, theory of, 141.
Pyrenean pastoral, 463.

Richardson, Mr. Thomas, 165. 188.

194.
Quakers' line, the, 165.

Roads, locomotive on common, 141.
Quarterly Review articles, 223.

344.

Road trustees, opposition of, to rail-
Race between locomotive and stage ways, 166. 347.
coach, 205.

Robertson, Andrew, schoolmaster, 19.
Rack-rail, Blenkinsop's, 75.

Robison's, Dr., suggestion of locomo-
Rails, cogged or smooth, 75. 81. 88; tive, 65.

cast and wrought iron, 62. 194. “Rocket,” the (locomotive), 288. 296.
Railways : - early, 62; Middleton,

317.
75; Wylam, 77.81 ; Killingworth, Rolling stock of railways, 517.
83; Wandsworth and Merstham, Ropes, improvement in, of winding
73. 158. 161; Kenton and Cox machine, 41.
lodge, 85; Hetton, 172 ; Stockton Russia, visit of Emperor of, 76.
and Darlington, 162. 183; Liverpool
and Manchester, 174. 209. 226. 244. Safety-lamp, invention of, 102. 113.
295; Canterbury and Whitstable, Sails proposed for working railways,
321; London and Birmingham, 64.
324 ; Leicester and Swannington, Saint Fond on Newcastle tramroads,
356; Manchester and Leeds, 367; 61.
London and Blackwall, 372; North Saint Helen's, opposition to survey at,
Midland, 373; York and North 177.
Midland, 376; Sheffield and Rother Sambre and Meuse Railway, 458.
bam, 378; Chester and Birkenhead, “ Samson," the (locomotive), 311.
379; Grand Junction, 322. 381; Sandars, Mr., Liverpool, 175. 209. 222.
Chester and Holyhead, 389; Leeds 277.
and Bradford, 392 ; Whitehaven Sankey Viaduct, 258.
and Maryport, 422; Yarmouth and “ Sanspareil," the (locomotive), 297.
Norwich, 422; Newcastle and Dar Savery's suggestion of a locomotive,
lington,423; Newcastle and Berwick, 65.
428; Belgian Railways, 456; North Savings, Mr. Stephenson's early, 26.

of Spain, 462; Trent Valley, 486.
Railway economy : — mileage, 516; Saving of time by railways, 546.

capital, 516; tunnels and bridges, Scotland, journey into, 35; early
517; rolling stock, 517; passengers tramroads in, 62.
and goods traffic, 518; permanent Scotsman newspaper articles on rail-
way, 520; renewal fund, 520; fares,

ways, 219.
523 ; postal service, 526; legisla Sefton, Lord, 215. 309. 328.
tion, 529; proper tribunal suggested, Seguin's, M., tubular boiler, 288.
535; management, 536 ; electric Self-acting machine, constructs, 54.
telegraph, 539; accidents, 543; Self-education, 16. 24. 33. 48. 396.
number of persons employed on, Share-broking and stock-jobbing in
545; financial results, 546; saving railways, 433.
of time, 546; social advantages, Sheffield, early railroads near, 62.
547.

Sheffield and Rotherham Railway, 378.

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