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Mineral Railways

Industrial Railways of the South East

ISBN:978 0 906520 09 3
First Published:01 April 1984
Authors:Chalk Pits Museum
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history

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In the first half of this century most heavy industrial concerns had their own distinctive railway systems. The lesser known oddities are included amongst the more rugged forms of steam and diesel motive power, and are illustrated working in varied locations from Kent to Hampshire.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Thakeham Tiles1-3
North Holmwood (Redland Bricks)4-7
Berwick (Ludlay Brick & Tile Co)8
Holmthorpe, Redhill9-12
Crowborough Brickworks13
Lower Halstow (Eastwoods Ltd)14
Woodside Brickworks15
Bexhill (Baxters Brickworks)16
Sittingbourne (APCM Murston Brickworks)17
Midhurst Whites18
Lewes Cement Works19
Stone (APCM Kent Cement Works)20-23
Stone (Johnsons Cement Works)24-25
Northfleet (APCM Bevans Works)28
Cliffe at Hoo (Alpha Cement Co)29
Frinsbury (APCM Crown & Quarry Works)30
Rainham (British Standard Cement Works)31
Sittingbourne (APCM Murston Brickworks)32-33
Halling (RPCM Works)34
Holborough (APCM)35-39
Rochester Wharf (William Cory)40
Betteshanger Colliery41-43
Snowdown Colliery44
St.Helier Housing Estate45-46
Chessington Branch construction47
Worcester Park48
Sutton-Sth Merton construction49-50
Guildford By-Pass (Hogs Back)51
Mountfield Gypsum Mine53-57
Erith Gypsum Mine58
Hellingly Hospital59
Brockham Lime & Hearthstone Co60
Coulsdon (Hall & Co's Limeworks)61
Oxted (Oxted Greystone Lime Co)62
Betchworth (Dorking Greystone Lime Co)63-70
Amberley (Pepper & Co)71-74
Erith (J Parish & Co)75-76
Chattenden & Upnor Rly77-82
Woolwich (Royal Arsenal)83-87
Lydd Ranges88
Chatham Naval Dockyard89
Farnborough (Royal Aircraft Est.)90
Belvedere (BICC)91-93
Belvedere (British Oil & Cake Mills Ltd)94
Reading (Huntley & Palmer)95
Sittingbourne (Bowaters Paper Mills)97-101
Northfleet (Bowaters Paper Mills)102
Aylesford (Reed Paper & Board (UK) Ltd103
Greenhithe (Empire Paper Mills)104
Old Kent Road (South Eastern Gas Board)105-106
Vauxhall (South Eastern Gas Board)107-108
Waddon Marsh (South Eastern Gas Board)109
Hilsea (Hilsea Gas Works)110
Eastbourne (South Eastern Gas Board)111
Merton (Wandle Valley Joint Sewerage)112
Berrylands (Surbiton Sewerage Works)113
Chichester (Sewage Works)114
Eartham (Penfolds Builders Merchants Ltd)115
Cuckmere Haven116
Eastbourne, The Crumbles (Hall & Co)117
Washington (Hall & Co)118
Buckland (Buckland Sand & Silica Co.)119
Northam (Pollock Brown & Co)120

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