THEY HAD VERY USEFUL ENGINES…ALA THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE—I APPRECIATE THE TRACK ARRANGEMENTS MAPPED!
Another Railway Magazine article from 1951!
This time we are in the West Country and considering what began life as a 3ft 6in gauge railway with an incline remote from the rest of the Cornish rail network, which later became a standard gauge line with wagon lift.
Important dates 
1859 – the Tamar Coal, Manure & General Mercantile Company was formed. They had wharves, engine works and stores at Kelly Quay, Calstock (now called Kingfisher Quay). They built an incline plane from the quay up the Danescombe valley finishing 350 ft above Calstock at The Butts.
1862 – the Tamar, Kit Hill & Callington Railway Company was formed with the intention of connecting the incline to Callington.
1864 – A Bill was passed in…
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