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Early Railways
     

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011510007
Publisher:
Ragged Angel Ltd
Publication date:
01/13/2011
Series:
Age of Engineering , #2
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
493,133
File size:
89 KB

Meet the Author

"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

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