Lives of the Engineers

Lives of the Engineers

by Samuel Smiles
     
 

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"[...]locomotives, but by horses only.
Nevertheless, the Liverpool and Manchester Company obtained powers to make and work their railway without any such restriction; and when the line was made and opened, a locomotive passenger train was advertised to be run upon it, by way of experiment. Greatly to the surprise of the directors, more passengers presented

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"[...]locomotives, but by horses only.
Nevertheless, the Liverpool and Manchester Company obtained powers to make and work their railway without any such restriction; and when the line was made and opened, a locomotive passenger train was advertised to be run upon it, by way of experiment. Greatly to the surprise of the directors, more passengers presented themselves as travellers by the train than could conveniently be carried.[...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781512150568
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/11/2015
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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