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RailwaysThe sound of a steam locomotive hauling a regular passenger or freight train was once commonplace but alas, is now only a fond memory. We all have, I suspect, some favourite memory from that by-gone age, and mine of course are of the Great Western, when express passenger trains were blessed with ...
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Railways, TramsThe Lee Moor Tramway; a pictorial record by R. E. Taylor Built in 1859 with horse-drawn sections linked by cable-hauled inclines, the Lee Moor Tramway's two remarkable features were its gauge of 4 feet 6 inches, for it was built as a branch off the 1823 Plymouth & Dartmoor Railway, and its level ...
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RailwaysIsambard Kingdom Brunel is famous for the engineering wonders he left behind – from the SS Great Britain to the delights of Paddington and Temple Meads stations, but much of what he designed has been lost. From the ships Great Western and Great Eastern to the majestic water towers of Crystal ...
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MaritimeSitting some twenty miles off the North Devon coast, at the mouth of the Bristol Channel and at the very edge of the Atlantic, Lundy Island's survival depends on a regular and reliable connection to the mainland. Over the years a variety of packets has provided this essential link, carrying ...
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RailwaysWith the closure of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway imminent in 1935, Leslie Catchpole wrote two articles about the railway for the Southern Railway.Magazine. However it was felt that a published history would be a more enduring tribute and ensure that the line would be remembered long after its ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
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