Dandy Waggons


The dandy wagon (or 'Dandy cart') was a type of carriage for carrying horses, usually used on the down-hill sections of horse-drawn railways and waggonwaysGeorge Stephenson is credited for having proposed the idea for dandy wagons, building these carriages for the horses, for use on the Stockton & Darlington Railway, which opened in 1825.[1]

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Dandy wagon, Stockton and Darlington Railway

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050280:Dandy cart Throckley Brickworks Throckley Unknown 1909

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Dandy Waggon
- "The dandy waggon is a type of railway carriage used to carry horses on gravity trains.[1] They are particularly associated with the narrow gauge Festiniog Railway (FR) in Wales ...

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Dandy wagon & slate wagon

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Stockton and Darlington Railway
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Stockton and Darlington Railway
- Overview Early History The Stockton and Darlington Railway was the world's first public railway to use steam locomotives. The railway was primarily built to transport coal from collieries around Shildon, ...
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Dandy Cart

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Dandy carts
- Image c/o Wikimedia. Sketch from Tomlinson W.W., The North Eastern Railway; its rise and development (1915)

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