Tyneside's Willington Waggonway bookThe Wooden Rails That Blazed a Trail: Tyneside's Willington Waggonway.
This is the story of the Willington Waggonway, an early wooden railway built in 1785 which was discovered on Tyneside in 2013. Identified as a discovery of international significance by railway experts, the waggonway was rescued and preserved by Tyne and Wear Archives & Museums with funding from Arts Council England. This book explores the history of the Willington Waggonway and it explains how study of the preserved timbers and stones have given new insight into the importance of railways before the steam locomotive.
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