- A new book by Colin Mountford, 'Rope & Chain Haulage: The Forgotten Element of Railway History. Published by The Industrial Railway Society, 2013.
- 'A Fighting Trade: Rail Transport in Tyne Coal, 1600-1800' by G Bennett, E Clavering & A Rounding . 2 volumes published by Portcullis 1990.
- The website, 'Waggonways in North East England' which has maps showing each waggonway, tramway, mineral railway, railroad, colliery, coal pit, lead mine, fluorspar mine and quarry.
A northern branch of this waggonway served pits just east of Prudhoe and may have crossed the Stanley Burn on the old bridge now in woodland south of the main road.