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'The Depot at Hexham', Newcastle & Carlisle Railway, 1836.

Archer, J

'The Depot at Hexham', Newcastle & Carlisle Railway, 1836.
3 4 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm


Coloured engraving by J Archer after a drawing by J W Carmichael, showing a busy scene at a goods depot at Hexham, Northumberland, with the town visible in the distance. Construction of the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway began in 1830 under the direction of Francis Giles, and the line was finally opened in its entirety in 1838. Published by Currie and Bowman, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

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