The elevation and plan of this hotel, now in course of erection by the London and North-Western Railway Company, are from the designs of Mr. Waterhouse, 8, New Cavendish-street. The contractors for the works, Messrs. Haigh and Co., of Liverpool, are in full operation with the building, which is expected to be finished by January next.
The design has been greatly modified from the original plan, so as to admit of the hotel being set back for the widening of Lime-street. A glass roof will be thrown over th..
“Mr. Marsden of Leeds … we illustrate a machine which has special interest for a large class of our readers. The machine is designed especially for ballasting railways, and it has long been known that stone or slag properly broken and screened is a most excellent material for such purposes, giving a close road free from dust, whilst the material is left in the best possible form for binding together. The illustrations show the most modern adaptation of the Blake stone breaker for this purpose. ..
The new compound locomotive invented by Mr. Webb, locomotive superintendent of the London and North Western Railway and constructed by him at Crewe.
The engine has three cylinders, two high pressure, one of which is shown, 11 1/2 in. diameter and 24 in. stroke, which actuate the two trailing driving wheels. Under the smoke-box is placed a single low presseure cylinder 26in. diameter and 24 inch stroke which actuates the leading driving wheel.
The engines are independent of each other in so far as the ..
LNWR Crewe works, 1908. Many illustrations and diagrams. A "must have" for LNWR enthusiasts. To reduce server load this document has been spilt into several parts
"THE LONDON AND NORTH-WESTERN RAILWAY AND CREWE WORKS".
"The London and North-Western Ra.ilway, as it is to. day, is probahly historically the most interesting system of intercommunication ever constructed. Although many other railways came into existence about the same time, they all followed the example set them by the Stephenso..