Tyne and Wear HER(2682): Carley Hill Wagonway - Details
Carley Hill Wagonway
Carley Hill Wagonway took limestone from Carley Hill Quarry (HER ref. 2681) to the Carley Lime Works on the Wear (HER ref. 2686). Traction was provided by Carley Hill Engine (HER ref. 2683). The line was probably built between c.1790 and c.1800.
<< HER 2682 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 8 N.T. Sinclair in Milburn & Miller, (eds) 1988, Sunderland, River, Town & People, Sunderland's Railways, p.26,27