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Builders photograph of the A S Harris carrying the incorrect original lettering
 

External Sites

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

Online Census Project

Cornwall Family History Society

Tamar Valley A.O.N.B.

GENUKI
Cornwall / Calstock

Calstock Archive Trust

The Incline


The foot of the Incline, where horse power took over the moving of the wagons.

 

The foot of the Incline and the nearby quay c.1908

The continuation of the track c. 1908

 

The foot of the Incline and the nearby quay c.1908

 

 

The building of the Viaduct

 

View from the Devon bank with the 'Blondins' visible
c 1906

1906, an arch frame being lowered into place

  

The building of the arches - Devon bank. (Goss's shipyard is centre left.)
c 1906

The hoist
date unknown

  

The arches nearing completion
c 1907

Calstock Station
1908

  

 

 
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References:

1. http://www.trainweb.org/railwest/railco/sr/cal-hist.html
2. Callington Railways: Roger Crombleholme, Douglas Stuckey, C.F.D. Whetmath
(currently out of print)
3. A Historical Survey of the Mines and Mineral Railways of East Cornwall and West Devon: D.B.Barton
4. Venning's Directory of East Cornwall (1901)
5. The Inside Story of Calstock:  Alfred Pengelly 1955

 

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