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Observations on canals and rail-ways illustrative of the agricultural and commercial advantages to be derived from an iron rail-way, adapted to common carriages, between Newcastle, Hexham and Carlisle: with estimates of the presumed expense, tonnage, and revenue. by Thomas, William Esq.

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Published by Printed by G. Angus, Side, and sold by W. Heaton, Sandhill, and J. Finlay, Mosley Street; also by Longman and Co., London; Kay, Liverpool; Constable and Co., Edinburgh, &c. &c. in Newcastle upon Tyne .
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Other titlesReport of Barrodall Robert Dodd, Esq., on a proposed navigable canal, between Newcastle and Hexham.
Statementby the late William Thomas, esq. Also second edition report of Barrodall Robert Dodd, esq. civil engineer, &c. on a proposed navigable canal, between Newcastle and Hexham; with appendix, containing remarks on the great utility of a proposed junction canal, or rail-way, uniting Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle with Liverpool, Manchester, Hull, Derby, Sheffield, Birmingham, Bristol, and London..
ContributionsDodd, Barrodall Robert., Angus, George, printer., Heaton, W., bookseller., Finlay, J., bookseller., Kay Liverpool : Bookseller, bookseller., Constable and Co,, Longman and Co. (London : booksellers),
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Pagination50p. ;
Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL17234134M

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