Letter from George Stephenson to T. Brewin

Made:
1822-05-28
part of archive:
Papers of George and Robert Stephenson Regarding the Moreton Rail-Road
maker:
Stephenson, George

A letter written at the Killingworth Colliery by Robert but conveying the views of his father George Stephenson, gives 'the velocities at which my Father recommends his Locomotive Engines to move' with 12 wagons, each carrying 3 tons. He also gives details of loads on gradients and of rails.

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Identifier:
STEM/3
Subject:
Railways