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Historical account of the navigable rivers, canals, and railways, throughout Great Britain.

Priestley, Joseph

Historical account of the navigable rivers, canals, and railways, throughout Great Britain.

by Priestley, Joseph

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Published by A. M. Kelley Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inland navigation -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Railroads -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReprints of economic classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE435 .P83 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 776, x p.
    Number of Pages776
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23383384M
    LC Control Number67019729

    "Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways of Great Britain". Skempton, Sir Alec; et al. (). A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland: Vol 1: to Thomas Telford. ISBN Cities: Lincoln. The Grand Surrey Canal. Archive, The journal for British Industrial and Transport History, Issue 2. Lightmoor Press. pp. 15– ISSN Priestley, Joseph (). Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways of Great completed:

    The Calder and Hebble Navigation is a broad inland waterway, with locks and bridgeholes that are suitable for foot-wide ( m) boats, in West Yorkshire, uction to improve the River Calder and the River Hebble began in , and the initial scheme, which included miles ( km) of new cuts, was completed in and has remained navigable since it was tion authority: Canal and River Trust. The Canals of Britain by Ben Johnson. At this time there were over a thousand miles of navigable rivers in Britain, but the problem was, they didn’t go to the right places anymore the industrial north and the Midlands were not connected with the consumer-based south, nor the ports through which their goods could be exported.

    The Lancaster Canal is a canal in North West England, originally planned to run from Westhoughton in Lancashire to Kendal in south Cumbria (historically in Westmorland).The section around the crossing of the River Ribble was never completed, and much of the southern end leased to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, of which it is now generally considered : The Blyth Navigation was a canal in Suffolk, England, running 7 miles (11 km) from Halesworth to the North Sea at opened in , and was insolvent by Its demise was accelerated by an attempt to reclaim saltings at Blythburgh, which resulted in the estuary silting was used sporadically until , and was not formally abandoned until Date of first use:


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Historical Account of the Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railways of Great Britain: As a Reference to Nichols, Priestley & Walker's New Map of Inland Navigation, Joseph Priestley Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, - Inland navigation - pages.

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As a reference to Nichols, Priestley & Walker's new map of inland navigation, derived from original and parliamentary documents. Blue cloth. A few fold-out maps.

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