A History of the Whitby & Pickering Railway

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Locomotive Publishing Company, 1906 - Railroads - 81 pages

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Page 19 - Then, the 163d section enacts " that all persons shall have free liberty to pass along and upon, and to use and employ, the said railway, with carriages properly constructed as by this act directed, upon payment only of such rates and tolls as shall be demanded by the said company, not exceeding the respective rates or tolls by this act authorized, and subject to the...
Page 19 - Monies, subject as after mentioned, be and continue liable as he would have been if the said Company had not been incorporated; and thereupon it shall be lawful for the said Company, and they are hereby empowered, as follows; that is to say, 1. To use the registered Name of the Company, adding thereto "Registered;
Page 18 - M r *L e -j- ii ii /• i • & or nanch of such Rail-way, for the purpose of guiding the wheels of the carriages, shall not rise above the level of such road...
Page 29 - Railway was now an accomplished fact, and it may be of interest to give a short account of the...
Page 67 - The first digit in the group indicates the number of leading wheels, the second the number of driving wheels, and the third the number of trailing wheels.
Page 19 - It shall be lawful for the said Company and they are hereby empowered to provide locomotive Engines or other Power for the drawing or propelling of any Articles, Matters, &c. upon the said Railway.
Page 79 - Mill. Here, for several miles, the railway from Pickering to Whitby runs through a superb canon having a depth of 300 or 400 feet, and occupied through a part of the distance by a small stream, the Pickering Beck. The outsides of the meanders here are in many...
Page 18 - Rail-road shall cross any public highway, the ledge or fl:inge of such Rail-way for the purpose of guiding the wheels of the carriages, shall not rise above the level of such road, nor sink below the level of such road more than one inch.
Page 58 - Land of hills and woods and streams, Cleveland, Cleveland ! Fairer than a poet's dreams, Cleveland, Cleveland ! Hills with purple heather crown'd, Woods where Autumn's tints abound, And streams that flow with pleasant sound, Cleveland, Cleveland...
Page 46 - July 1854 the York, Newcastle & Berwick, the York & North Midland, and the Leeds Northern companies combined to form the North Eastern Railway.

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