– Early Railways –

by Ciamar Price

This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.

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  • Price: $Free!USD Add to LibraryCreate WidgetSeries: Age of Engineering, Book 2Nonfiction » Transportation » RailroadsNonfiction » History » History of thingsPublished byRagged Angel LtdPublished: Jan. 13, 2011Words: 4,220Language: EnglishTags:historyteachingrailroadlocomotivevictoriansteampunkengineeringbritaintrainsindustrialrailwaysteam engineindustrial revolutionbrunelisambard kingdom brunelsteam enginesrailwaysatmospheric railwayhorsedrawn railwayfamous steam enginesAbout Ciamar Price "History is about stories. I find them fascinating but many books can be very dry, so I try to focus on the story, the people and the challenges. These are written as introductions. Entire books could be (and have been) written on these topics, so if one of my essays piques your interest, there are many more resources out there to tell the whole story with far more detail." C.Price TweetShare on Google+Also in Series: Age of Engineering$(document).ready(function(){$('.bxsliderSeries9151').bxSlider({minSlides: 2,maxSlides: 12,slideWidth: 108,slideMargin: 10,pager: false});});Also by This Author $(document).ready(function(){$('.bxsliderAuthor').bxSlider({minSlides: 2,maxSlides: 12,slideWidth: 108,slideMargin: 10,pager: false});});Also by This Publisher
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