oldpway.info 1880s Guide page

This page provides a guide to sources of information about old permanent way published in 1880s. The guide includes books, papers, articles, reports and webpages. It provides brief details, description of contents and links to further details and on-line reading.

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Guide to 1880s Published Sources

The published sources are arranged in order of publication year, then alphabetically by author. Each source is given a unique identifier (called an opwID) and has the following links if available.

 "Author"  Link to author biography.
 "Details"  Link to further details of the source.
 "Read"  Link to read source on-line on oldpway.info.
 "Read on another website"  Link to read source on-line on another website.
 "Nth ed. opwID"  Link to entry for another edition.
 "Also opwID"  Link to entry for another work by same author.

Link to end of 1870s Guide page.

Railway_Engineer_1883, Railway Engineer article, Details, Read,
"Permanent Way".

Description and drawings of permanent way of LNWR, Cambrian R, Cork & Bandon R, LYR, GNR, Festiniog R, Brecon & Merthyr R, NER.

Sargent_1887, PWI paper, Details,
"Different Methods of Securing Chairs to the Rails of Permanent Way and the Advantages of Fastening the Chairs on the "outside" of the rails, instead of on the "inside" of the rails", by George Sargent.

Timmis_1889, PWI paper, Details,
"Notes on French Crossings and Points; their calculation and construction", by I.A. Timmis.

Link to start of 1890s Guide page.