Steam

Lovely stuff. And comes in superbly engineered containers - once they'd knocked out all the problems. Some of the early engines were a nightmare which would have the Health & Safety Executive in an apoplectic fit ! I used to spend up to 3 days travelling Africa by rail in order to get to boarding school. We arrived covered in soot. My tuck-box, meant to last all term, barely made it to it's destination !
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Liverpool Street Station: Sunday, 21st May 1922

London, Liverpool Street Station: Sunday, May 1922

Steam carriage -- Araby rides in one quite a few times in the novel. I thought I'd find a few different designs and pick my favorites.

Richard Trevithick's Steam powered Carriage - one of the first 'Cars' ever made by Scott Sigelko

London Steam Carriage out on the street

London Steam Carriage out on the street

Steam Bus

"steam carriages" also looked quite radical: these were actual horse carriages put on top of a steam engine, like this:

London Steam Carriage seen here at Goodwood.

steampunk horse on wheels

London Steam Carriage seen here on the street's of Cardiff. RICHARD TREVITHICK'S LONDON STEAM CARRIAGE 1803

Trevithick Steam Powered London Coach (designed in (Comment by original pinner.

1884 French steam-powered car still runs. Recently sold for $4.6 million !!!!!

World’s oldest car sells for $4.6 million

The world’s oldest running motor car is a historic 1884 de Dion Bouton et Trepardoux Dos-a-Dos Steam Runabout. Although it takes more than half an hour to steam before it can be driven and needs.

As well as Mallard, the six include Sir Nigel Gresley - named after the designer - Union of South Africa, Bittern, Dominion of Canada and Dwight D. Eisenhower

Reunited one last time - six of Britain's greatest steam engines

Six high-speed 'Gresleys' together once only: Mallard, Sir Nigel Gresley - named after the designer, Union of South Africa, Bittern, Dominion of Canada and Dwight D.

AMAZING

Trestle and logging railroad at Robinson's camp, Clallam County, Washington…

Royal Scot class "Seaforth Highlander" 46108 - Painting by Phillip Hawkins

Train Painting by Howard Fogg

Winston Churchill 'Final Journey' Funeral Train Exhibition at the NRM York 4th February 2015 - 4 mins 57 secs

Winston Churchill 'Final Journey' Funeral Train Exhibition at the NRM York February 2015

Welsh Railways, Beating Beeching: Part 1 - YouTube 1 hr 10 mins

Head to the most remote and spectacular railways in the British Isles. Explore the stunning scenery of the Scottish Highlands for traces of Queen Victoria's .

44871 & 45407 Charge Through Abergavenny - Cathedrals Express - YouTube - 7 mins 48 secs

44871 & 45407 - The West Highlander -

A Visit To Saltley Shed - Railway Roundabout 1959 - 3 mins 56 secs

Railway Roundabout 1959 'Saltley Shed (+playlist)

On board BR 44871 & 45407 on 5Z93 Crewe Basford Hall Triangle turning move 22nd November 2014 - 34 mins 14 secs

On board BR 44871 & 45407 on Crewe Basford Hall Triangle turning move November 2014

At about 5:30 a.m. local time on March 16, Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser erupted for the first time since September 2014.

At about 5:30 a.m. local time on March 16, Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser erupted for the first time since September 2014.

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