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Hartlepool Dock and Railway Co

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1833. 'To WAGGON BUILDERS & Others. The Hartlepool Dock and Railway Co. wish Tenders for the MAKING of 800 SOIL WAGGONS, in such Numbers as the Parties tendering may think proper to tender for; 400 of which are required for the Docks and 400 for the Railway. Mr. Milne, the Engineer, at Hartlepool, will show Specimen of the Waggons wanted for the Docks, and Mr. James Wood, Engineer, Low Hesleton, near Castle Eden, will show a Specimen of the Railway Waggon and sealed Tenders are requested be addressed the Company's Office, Durham, on or before the 10th April Instant. Railway Office, Durham, 3d April, 1833.'[1]


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  1. Newcastle Journal - Saturday 13 April 1833