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Industrial locomotives of South Wales and Monmouthshire

Industrial locomotives of South Wales and Monmouthshire

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Published by Birmingham Locomotive Club in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Eric S. Tonks for the Birmingham Locomotive Club.
SeriesPocket books -- 6
ContributionsTonks, Eric S. 1914-, Birmingham Locomotive Club.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20746702M

In order to assist this project, a South Wales Switchgear Railway Society has been formed amongst the staff of the Aberdare Group of Companies with Mr ord, author of the book "Caerphilly Works" and an authority on the locos of the former South Wales Companies, as a very helpful President from outside the Group. British Small Mines (South) AJ Booth hardback, new hardback, dust jacket & book good Classic Diesels in colour hardback, picture covers, good A Detailed History of British Railways Standard Steam Locomotives Volume Four the 9F Class John Walford, Paul Harrison. Industrial & Private: Monmouthshire / Sir Fynwy. County pages contain details of Industrial and other Private lines that do not form part of any of the principally listed companies on this web site. RailRefs generally remain un-numbered in the county lists. Explanation of column content is here.


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The book itself contains a series of maps that locate each colliery and a selection of photographs to gave a flavour of the coalfield. The book has been a mammoth under-taking by the author, This ground-breaking Gazetteer gives details of all known South Wales collieries on.

A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: South wales, by D.S. Barrie, 2nd. ed Volume 12 of A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, David St. John Thomas: Author: David St.

John Thomas: Publisher: David & Charles, ISBN:Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Vertical Boiler Locomotives. RAS Abbott Oakwood South Wales. DSM Barrie D&C Stone Blocks & Iron Rails. Bertram Baxter. D&C Canals of South Wales & the Borders. Charles Hadfield.

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Cope Directory of South Wales & Monmouthshire. IRS Book Sales Catalogue – December Page 2 The Industrial Railway Society was founded in as the Industrial Locomotive Section of the Birmingham Locomotive Club. Its earliest activity was to produce a set of regional Pocket Books listing all known industrial Gazetteer of the Coal Mines of South Wales and Monmouthshire from The Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company was a canal and railway company that operated a canal and a network of railways in the Western Valley and Eastern Valley of Newport, started as the Monmouthshire Canal Navigation and opened canals from Newport to Pontypool and to Crumlin from Numerous tramroads connected nearby pits and ironworks with the canal.

From the introduction: This book is a further volume in the series covering the industrial locomotives and railways of Great Britain and deals with the county of Gwent (the former Monmouthshire in its post boundaries). The names Gwent and Monmouthshire often conjure up images of the metal, mineral and engineering industries of Newport, the.

The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (Welsh: Camlas Sir Fynwy a Brycheiniog) is a small network of canals in South most of its currently () navigable mile (56 km) length it runs through the Brecon Beacons National Park, and its present rural character and tranquillity belies its original purpose as an industrial corridor for coal and iron, which were brought to the canal by a.

Medium, pages. Glazed boards. (Also available as a paperback, qv.) **Includes information previously published in Pocket Book Industrial locomotives of South Wales and Monmouthshire book, Industrial Locomotives In South Wales with many additions.

Known locomotives are listed on a site-by-site basis, and the industrial history of each site is described as far as it is known. Gazetteer of the Coal Mines of South Wales & Monmouthshire This ground-breaking Gazetteer gives details of all known South Wales collieries on a fully searchable CD included with the book.

The book itself contains a series of maps that locate each colliery and a. Born in Trelleck, Monmouthshire, South Wales. David Thomas in invented a hot blast furnace process to make iron using anthracite coal in Ystradfera (Swansea Valley). transforming the iron-making process there and later in after re-locating to Pennsylvania where he became the "father" of the American steel industry with his topic: Discoveries, chemistry, cosmology, multiple.

Dinas Powys: an Iron Age, Dark Age and early medieval settlement in Glamorgan by Leslie Alcock: Glamorgan (Pevsner Buildings of Wales) by John Newman: Glamorgan Cricketers by Andrew Hignell: Glamorgan forests by H. Edlin: A History of Wales by John Davies: Industrial Locomotives of Mid & South Glamorgan by Geoffrey Hill.

Keeling later visited Messrs. Brown & Company, London, and in Marchmade a tour of various South Wales industrial railways, and visited the Blaenavon Ironworks. “The Blaenavon Tramway was about two to three miles long, of 3′ 3″ gauge, laid with L−plates having a slight rib underneath for strength and weighing 45 lbs.

per yard. Bob Hughes continues his memories of the cold days in Bristol in as a young fireman. Chris Yewlett and the railways of Malaysia. Increase in Heavy Goods trains lengths in South Wales; From the GWR magazine.

Mike Cornick relates his finding on an old map of Monmouthshire. Railways of South-East Monmouthshire: Anthony Pritchard: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books. Go Search Your Store Deals Store Gift Cards Sell Help. Books Author: Anthony Pritchard. Lightmoor Press, Unit B, Harbour Road Industrial Estate, Lydney, Gloucestershire GL15 4EJ Telephone: / Email [email protected] Industrial railway locomotives The paradigm industrial locomotive is a battered Manning Wardle locomotive pushing or hauling antique trucks around a quarry, coal mine, steelworks, or cement works.

There was great variety in working locations from high up on mountains, as in the slate quarries in Wales, to the fiery environments of gasworks. This is adapted by the author from a series of articles written for the South Wales Argus and the Free Press of Monmouthshire.

This edition is 48 pages plus card covers, with 4 pages of photographs, along with a full-page map of the area covered. It is No. 17 in the Oakwood Press' Locomotion Papers, from The Contents are - P ForewordReviews: 1. This book covers bus and coach operators in South East Wales between and In South East Wales consisted of the counties of Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire; the Local Government Reorganisation saw Glamorganshire split into three (Mid, South and West Glamorgan) and Monmouthshire renamed Gwent, all with some boundary changes.

Industrial Railway Society publications. The Industrial Railway Society has (1) a comprehensive series of handbooks on industrial locomotives which appear to have been uniformly well reviewed and (2) an excellent pose a considerable problem for arrangement as the areas covered vary greatly in size for the present they are merely listed in approximate order of publication/review date.

The Brecon and Merthyr Junction Railway (B&MJR) was one of several railways that served the industrial areas of South Wales and Monmouthshire.

It ranked fifth amongst them in size, although hemmed in by the Taff Vale Railway (TVR) and Great Western Railway (GWR). The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is a small network of canals in South Wales. For most of its currently () navigable mile (56 km) length it runs through the Brecon Beacons National Park, and its present rural character and tranquillity belies its original purpose as an industrial corridor for coal and iron, which were brought to the.

Barry Railway Class B1 were T steam tank locomotives of the Barry Railway in South Wales. They were designed by J. Hosgood and built by Sharp Stewart, & Co., Vulcan Foundry and Société Franco-Belge. The locomotive, though similar to the B class, differed in having an increased tank capacity of 1, gallons compared with the 1, gallons of the B class.

The Industrial Railway Society was founded in as the Birmingham Locomotive Club - Industrial Locomotive Information Section. The Society is the leading organization in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of all aspects of privately owned industrial railways and locomotives, both at home and overseas, and we also cover heritage and privately preserved railways.

This post is prompted by reading a short set of notes about the Penydarren Tramroad carried in the Railway Magazine in March [13] Merthyr Tramroad, or the Penydarren Tramroad, ran from quarries near Morlais Castle via a junction on the Dowlais to Jackson’s Wharf tramroad at SO (at the present junction of Tramroadside North and Penydarren Road and now marked by the Trevithick.

Monmouth (Welsh: Trefynwy – ‘town on the Monnow’), is a traditional county town in Monmouthshire, Wales, and is located on the confluence of the River Monnow and River Wye. On the site of a Roman fort, Blestium, it became established as a town when the Normans built a. The Elan Valley Railway (EVR) was a Welsh industrial railway built to assist in the construction of the Elan Valley Reservoirs in mid was in operation from up until about / History.

The four dams in the Elan Valley were built to supply water to Birmingham, and were authorized by an Act of Parliament in June [1] By dam construction was underway and the railway.

The collection includes plans for mine pumping engines, for ships and railway locomotives. The Neath Abbey Iron Company was in the forefront of development of beam engines for the South Wales coalfield, built its first railway locomotive in for use on the Sirhowy tramroad in Monmouthshire and its first marine engines in for the paddle.

Born in Trelleck, Monmouthshire, South Wales. Prof Sir John M. Thomas Former Director of the Royal Institution. Previously held Chair of Physical Sciences at Cambridge.

Before that Professor and Head of Chemistry Department at Aberystwyth. Member of the Bardic Circle of the National Eisteddfod. Born in Wales of Welsh parentage.

THE ANNUAL steam gala at Blaenavon's Heritage Railway turned out to be another success this year with over people visiting the historic railway over the : Sophie Brownson. Blaenavon's Heritage Railway runs for miles through the stunning UNESCO-listed Blaenavon Industrial Landscape on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

We operate steam and heritage diesel services on weekends and bank holidays between April and September, along with selected Wednesdays during the summer holidays. Afterapart from the odd isolated experiment, South Wales knew no locos untilwhen the first of a long series of industrial engines arrived.

Robert Stephenson & Company were the first in the field with a locomotive ordered in November by William Forman, by then the senior partner in the Penydarren works.

Caldicot School is a coeducational and non-selective secondary school in Caldicot, Monmouthshire, South Wales, with around 1, students. New!!: South Wales and Caldicot School See more» Caleb McDuff.

Caleb McDuff (born 20 January ) is a British go-kart racer. New!!: South Wales and Caleb McDuff See more» Calvert's Engine. Wales was once home to a huge range of industrial activities – coal mining, iron working, slate quarries and the products were moved by railway or canal.

It's all here – scenic narrow gauge railways, including the newly-opened Welsh Highland Railway, the National Slate Museum, Big Pit Mining Museum, Blaenavon Ironworks plus lots more.

The South Wales Valleys are honeycombed with shafts and tunnels. Just south of the village of Cwm between Aberbeeg and Ebbw Vale, a brick tower can be seen on the hillside above a stream emanating from a mountainside tunnel. This tower is a ventilation shaft and is part of the Graig Fawr colliery tunnel system.

Version 1: Its entrance in the neighbouring Ebbw Valley between Newbridge and Crumlin. Gazetteer Of The Coal Mines Of South Wales & Monmouthshire From R.A. Cooke [Publisher: Lightmoor] Hardback.

£ Reservoir Builders of South Wales. Harold Bowtell and Geoffrey Hill [Publisher: Industrial Locomotive Society] Hardback. £ [More Details] Return To Pwllheli Please. GWR Railway Books 'Western Ways' £ In Stock.

A History of GWR Goods Wagons Out Of Stock. A History of the Port Talbot Railway & Docks Company and the South Wales Mineral Railway Company.

£ Out Of Stock. A History of the Port Talbot Railway & Docks Company and the South Wales Mineral Railway Company The Locomotives of the. a website dedicated to the mainline, branch, and industrial railways of the Llanelli area in Carmarthenshire: The Llanelly Railway & Dock Company: The Llanelly Railway & Dock Company, the Heart of Wales pioneer.

Bill Hudson Transport Books: Bill Hudson Transport Books - the place to find that elusive railway book. Civil Engineering Heritage Wales and West Central England. South Wales Bigsweir Bridge Chepstow Bridge The industrial history of South Wales has been determined by its geography and geology.

as steam replaced sail, locomotives replaced horses and improved techniques were developed for working the deeper seams, so the output of. Tintern Abbey Monmouthshire Wales: Have been beautiful and worth the trip. Tintern Abbey- Monmouthshire, Wales, looks like n old castle from back in the day, what history.

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The Merthyr, Tredegar & Abergavenny Railway (ISBN ) is published by Amberley Books at £ and is available from Waterstones and other good : South Wales Argus Staff. (Book #ID ) Published on Behalf of the National Industrial Development Council of Wales and Monmouthshire, Cardiff First Edition Cardiff First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine.

8vo. 9'' x 6''.The society holds overdrawings in its collection held at its Museum & Study Centre. Mostly for railway rolling stock, they cover the period from s to the s.

It is the custodian of the extensive Metro-Cammell drawing collection as well as smaller collections from various other sources, including Derby Museum, Bob Essery, Jack.General. A Dictionary of Edwardian biography. South Wales and rgh: Peter Bell, Facsim.

of the biographical part of South Wales and Monmouthshire at the opening of the twentieth century: contemporary biographies / edited by W.T. Pike. Brighton, W.T. Pike,