Letter and envelope from John Wesley Hackworth, Rugby to Timothy Hackworth, Soho Works

Made:
1849-12-01
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Hackworth, Timothy (1786-1850), Railway Engineer

Procedure, have had a 'very rough start' mail train able to save 10 pounds per mile, heaviest train had yet is 16 carriages, the lightest 12 'but I am fully persuaded that we area match for any of the Stephenson Patents (which they have a great many from different makers)', hot axle boxes, feels thankful for Hunter’s letter, has just met Jones of Jones & Potts, describes engine.

Details

Extent:
2 items
Identifier:
HACK/1/1/42

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