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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.

36. 50.

468.

Shoe-making and mending, 25. 32. 41. cation, 40. 56, 151 ; apprenticed to
Small's, Dr., letter to Watt, 66.

a coal-viewer, 152; sent to Edin-
Smith's, Mr., steam-gauge, 484.

burgh University, 154; leaves Eng-
Snibston Colliery, 356.

land for America, 196; return, 281;
Sobriety, habitual, 26. 49.

the “ Rocket," 288; constructs Lon-
Social advantages of railways, 546. don and Birmingham Railway, 324;
Sopwith, Mr., C.E., 458.

address to the Institute of Civil En-
Spain, journey into, 462.

gineers, 515.
Spankie, Mr., Sergeant, 226.

Stephenson, family of, 2. 11. 30. 37.
Speed on railways, 73. 76. 79. 89. 202. Stockton and Darlington Railway,
205. 213. 220. 232. 297. 410.

162, 183. 197.
Spur gear, Mr. Stephenson's, 87. Strathmore, Earl of, 53. 127.
Stafford, Marquis of, 246.

Strength, feats of, 13. 17. 53.
Stamford, Earl of, 358.

Study of mechanics, 14. 31. 48. 55.
Stationary engine system,173.196.271. 497.
Statues of Mr. Stephenson, 493.

Summit Tunnel, Littleborough, 370.
Steam blast, invention of, 90. 276. 285. Sun-dial at West Moor Cottage, 151.
291. 300.

Survey of Stockton and Darlington
Steam carriage, Murdock's, 67; Trevi. Railway, 187.
thick's, 71.

Survey of Liverpool and Manchester
Steam engine, study of, 14. 17. 26. Railway, 176. 214.
31. 497.

Swanwick, Mr., C.E., 265. 491.
Steam springs, invention of, 138. Sylvester, Mr., C.E., 213.
Steam travelling on common roads, Symington's, Mr., steam carriage, 67.

141. 344.
Stephenson, George:- birth and pa Tapton House, residence at, 376. 413.

rentage, 1; cowherd and plough-
boy, 8; gin-driver, 9; assistant fire Telford, Mr., C.E., 271, 347.
man, 10; engineman, 13; learns to Testimonial, Stephenson's and Davy's,
read, 19; learns to brake, 21; 123. 127.
brakesman at Callerton, 23; shoe Testimonial, proposed Stephenson rail-
making, 25; brakesman at Willing way, 416. 451.
ton, 29; marriage, 30; brakesman Thomas's, Mr., essay on railroads, 69.
at Killingworth, 35; engineman at Time, improvement of, 16. 24. 26. 33.
Montrose, 36; return to Killing 41. 48. 497.
worth, 37; drawn for the militia, Time saved by railways, 546.
39; improves the pumping-engine, Traffic, railway, 199. 204. 307. 518.
45; appointed enginewright, 53; Training, importance of scientific, 147.
his first locomotive, 86 ; second lo framroads, early, 6. 59.
comotive, 93; invents a safety-lamp, Trent Valley Railway, 486.
105; improvements in rails, 137; 'Trevithick, Richard, 70. 90. 281. 344.
third locomotive, 139; engineer of | Tribunal, suggested railway, 535.
Hetton Railway, 172; engineer of Tube safety-lamp, 105. 109, 115-134.
Stockton and Darlington Railway, Tunnel, summit, Littleborough, 370.
183; engineer of Liverpool and Tunnels, railway, 333, 343. 517.
Manchester Railway, 214; con Turner, Rev. William, 57. 110.
structs the line, 249; builds the
“Rocket,” 288; joint engineer of Undulating railways, theory of, 408.
London and Birmingham Railway, Uville, Mr. F., and Trevithick, 282.
325; leases Snibston Colliery, 356;
removal to Tapton, 413; journeys Vignolles, Mr., C.E., 245, 389. 406.
into Belgium, and made Knight of Vivian and Trevithick's steam car-
the Order of Leopold, 456; journey riage, 70.
into Spain, 462; illness and death,
493; character, 396.

Wages, Mr. Stephenson's early, 8. 13.
Stephenson, Robert:- birth, 33; edu.

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Walbottle village, 19. 45.
Walker, Mr. James, C.E., 273.
Wallsend village, 33.
Walmsley, Sir J., 462. 500.
Wandsworth and Merstham Railway,

73. 158. 161. 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.

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,

371. 376.
| Young, Arthur, on railways, 61.

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