The report on the collapse of a cast iron bridge at Carlisle Wigtown Road in 1875.
This document was published on 19th May 1875 by Board of Trade.
It was written by Major Gen. C. S. Hutchinson.
This item is linked to the Accident at Carlisle, Wigton Road on 7th April 1875
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"In this case as the engine of a North-Eastern Company's down goods train was passing at about 2.30 a.m. Slowly over the bridge in question a portion of it gave way, and the engine and two waggons next to it were precipitated into the road beneath.
The driver fell clear and to the right of the engine on to the road beneath (a drop of about 17 feet), and was seriously injured in the back and left foot. The fireman stepped off in time to save hinself."
19th May 1875
Accident Returns: Extract for the Accident at Carlisle, Wigton Road on 7th April 1875
10th July 1880
The Tay Bridge Disaster: Correspondance in The Times
12th July 1880
Observations of Major-General Hutchinson
15th July 1880
At The Council Chamber, Whitehall
20th May 1881
Wind Pressure (Railway Structures) Commission
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